Mountain Weather forecast - Lake District National Park

The Lake District covers an area of 2,292 square kilometres with its highest point, Scafell Pike, standing at 978 metres. This Lake District Mountain is the highest in England. From the summit of Scafell Pike the view ranges from the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland to Snowdonia in Wales. The Lake District also contains the deepest and longest lakes in England; Wastwater and Windermere.

Much smaller than its Scottish counterparts, but no less breath-taking, is the Lake District National Park. Whilst unarguably most famous for the lakes and waters from which it took its name, the National Park certainly has plenty to offer climbers as well. Not only that, special routes have been created (under the title: 'Miles Without Stiles') to offer more laid-back, moderate walks.

Those looking for a challenge should be suitably catered for with the Lakeland Fells, as made famous by rambler and cartographer Alfred Wainwright. These include some of the highest peaks in England: Scafell Pike (978 metres), Scafell (965 metres), Helvellyn (951 metres) and Skiddaw (931 metres).

The Lake District Mountains weather page provides a 5 day weather forecast for many places within Lake District mountains and the surrounding area, featuring 3 hourly updates on weather conditions for rainfall, temperature, wind speed and wind direction.

Weather Warnings and alerts for the Lake District region are also displayed during periods of severe weather. We warn the public and emergency responders of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption through our National Severe Weather Warning Service. Weather warnings are displayed for rain, snow, wind, fog and ice. For more information please view our weather warnings guide page.

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Last updated: 7 July 2014

Weather hazards over 300m

Sorry, forecast is available in English only.

Blizzards Heavy snow Storm force winds
     
     
Gales Severe chill effect Persistent hill fog
     
     
Thunderstorms Heavy persistent rain Strong sunlight