Weather information

Weather Reports & Forecasts for the Lake District

Lake District National Park Authority 5-day Weather Forecast

The Lake District official weatherline can be found at There is also a pre-recorded telephone forecast for the fell that is available 24 hours on 0844 846 2444. This fell top forecast is updated twice daily, around 08.00 and 17.00 hours. During the winter, the previous day's snow condition on Helvellyn is given, as well as the freezing level.

Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS)

This website provides detailed daily weather forecasts for UK mountain regions issued at approx. 4.30pm with updates throughout the day. Lake District MWIS Forecast.

BBC Radio Cumbria

BBC Radio Cumbria have detailed weather information on their web site as well as traffic information.

Web cams

There are a number of Lake District weather web cams listed on the Lake District National Park web site.