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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 28 May 2017

High risk

Strong sunlight
Strong spells of sunshine from late morning leading to a risk of sunburn.

Medium risk

Only during the early hours of Sunday morning
Persistent extensive hill fog
During morning over western aspects, then late evening for eastern aspects.

Low risk

No low risks

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Severe chill effect
Heavy persistent rain

Sun 28 May 2017

A rather cloudy start with some patchy light rain or drizzle, this mostly focused across western summits such as Grasmoor and Great Borne. However, turning dry by late morning with the sunshine increasing for the afternoon. Cloud then increasing during the late evening, particularly over eastern peaks such as Ill Bell.

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Precipitation probability
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Over the highest summits very good or excellent above the inversion, but below the inversion mostly moderate occasionally poor in early light rain or drizzle and very poor in the hill fog.

Hill Fog

Extensive or broken at 500-800m through to mid-morning across western aspects, and during the late evening for eastern aspects, otherwise well broken and mainly above the summits.

Max wind above 500m

West or southwest 30-40mph with gusts 55mph over most exposed ridges and summits, easing 15-20mph by noon, then Variable 15mph or less mid-afternoon, before increasing east to southeast 15-25mph late evening.


Plus 12 Celsius lifting to an afternoon high of between plus 19 Celsius for a time.
Plus 10 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above all summits

Mon 29 May 2017

Perhaps some early brighter spells across western route such as Haycock, but it will be a dull and increasingly cloudy day, particularly over the Far Eastern and Southeastern Fells, with occasional showers developing. Some of the outbreaks will be heavy bringing a risk of thunder and hail, particularly during the afternoon.


Mainly moderate, occasionally poor in showers and very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Quite extensive with bases typically 500-800m with patches lower across eastern aspects of eastern peaks.

Max wind above 500m

East or southeast 15-25mph, veering west to southwest for the evening


Plus 10 rising to plus 18 Celsius for a time
Plus 9 to 12 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above all summits.

Tue 30 May 2017

Cloudy with showers or longer periods of rain during the morning, breaking to sunny and mainly dry conditions from around early afternoon. Winds westerly fresh to strong, occasionally gale force over higher summits.

Wed 31 May 2017

Mainly dry with best of the brighter spells in the east at first, then the north for the afternoon. Strong westerly winds turning to the south and easing, with temperatures lifting a touch.

Thu 01 Jun 2017

Fine, dry and sunny through much of the day, then southerly winds strengthening later as rain spreads from the west and temperatures lift.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 27 May 2017