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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 29 May 2016

High risk

Strong sunlight
Prolonged sunny spells give a risk of sunburn.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Sun 29 May 2016

Any patches of mist should burn off shortly after dawn, with most places then seeing some good sunny spells. In the afternoon, there is a low risk of an isolated shower, but on the whole a generally dry day is expected. Clear skies overnight.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 20% 20% 0%

Visibility

Generally good with some excellent vistas of the park available. Moderate visibility in any morning mist or afternoon showers, with only neighbouring fells visible.

Hill Fog

In the early morning, patches above 500m in eastern parts, lifting above the peaks soon after dawn. Fells remaining clear of cloud for the rest of the day.

Max wind above 500m

Northeasterly 5-10mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius at first, rising to plus 18 Celsius through the day.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius, rising to plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Mon 30 May 2016

Clear skies to begin, but becoming cloudier for a time later in the morning, particularly in the east. The cloud will tend to break up through the afternoon to leave some late sunny spells, with mostly clear skies then prevailing overnight.

Visibility

Generally good.

Hill Fog

Occasionally above 500m in the morning in the north and east of the park, likely affecting the areas around Blencathra, Shap and Helvellyn.

Max wind above 500m

Northeasterly 15mph, slowly rising through the day to reach 25mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 Celsius, rising to plus 17 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 5 Celsius, rising to plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Tue 31 May 2016

Becoming cloudy, with a band of rain expected to affect the area for much of the day. Rain may be heavy at times, particularly during the afternoon. Moderate northerly winds, with strong gusts possible.

Wed 01 Jun 2016

A cloudy day, with outbreaks of rain throughout. Moderate northeasterly winds.

Thu 02 Jun 2016

Remaining cloudy with outbreaks of rain, perhaps turning more persistent at times. Moderate northeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0046 on Sun 29 May 2016