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Lake District: latest temperature

Thursday, 18 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1523 on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Overview for Friday

Starting dry with some clouds and mist across the east. Brightening up through the morning to give a fine and mainly sunny day on the fells.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog Low Low cloud across the eastern ranges overnight, lifting in the early morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn and dehydration during the afternoon.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District



Mainly clear skies overnight with some low cloud and mist or fog forming across the eastern ranges. Lengthy sunny spells during the day across the park, apart from few clouds across the east. During the evening cloud will tend to thicken and spread westwards, and mist and fog may re-form in the valleys.


Poor or very poor in mist or fog at first, increasing to moderate or good by lunchtime. Sunshine perhaps hazy at times.

Hill fog

Occasional patches overnight and during the morning down to 500m, across the eastern ranges. These will lift above the summits in the afternoon. Some occasional patches lingering to 500-700m in the east again in the evening.

Maximum winds above 500m

East wind 15mph gusting up to 35mph, becoming variable 5mph through the morning.


Valleys Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 21 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.



Starting cloudy overnight with the risk of some light showers across the park. However, it will become drier in the morning as clouds will break and sunny spells will develop from the north.


Generally good visibility, but temporarily moderate in any shower.

Hill fog

Occasional patches down to 500m, these confined mainly across the north and the east. Isolated patches at 300m are possible in any exposed slope in these areas.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northeasterly wind 5-10mph, with gusts up to 20mph in the afternoon.


Valleys Plus 11 Celsius, rising to plus 20 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.



Clear spells overnight allowing mist and fog patches to form. These clearing to give a bright day with some sunshine. Light and variable winds.


Another dry and bright day once any overnight mist and fog lifts. Light and variable winds.


Starting dry with clear spells. Outbreaks of rain in the morning spreading down from the northwest. This clearing in the evening. Light southwesterly wind, becoming moderate northwesterly in the evening.



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