Blencathra
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Blencathra Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 4mm) on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sat afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSE on Thu night, severe gales from the SSE by Sat morning).

Days 3-6 Blencathra Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Becoming milder with heavy rain (total 29mm) on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon night, min 0°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the NW on Sat night, stormy winds from the SSE by Tue morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light rain
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
heavy rain
light snow
Wind km/h
60 SSE60
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
65 SSE65
65 SSE65
20 NW20
65 WNW65
40 WSW40
30 SW30
20 SSW20
35 SSW35
70 S70
95 SSE95
80 SSE80
clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light rain heavy snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds light rain heavy rain light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - 3 12 13
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 1 - 18 - - 1 - - - - 3
High °C
1 0 0 -1 -1 -1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 4 2
Low °C
-1 -1 -1 -3 -2 -1 -2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 2
Chill °C
-7 -9 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -2 -4 -9 -7 -6 -5 -4 -3 -5 -7
Freezing level m
750 700 850 400 250 600 500 1100 1900 1000 850 850 800 850 1200 1700 1600 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
100-1-1-10142000135424442321345654551097
Sunrise
- 8:26 - - 8:26 - - 8:27 - - 8:29 - - 8:30 - - 8:30 -
Sunset
- - 3:45 - - 3:45 - - 3:45 - - 3:45 - - 3:45 - - 3:45

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Blencathra at the specific elevation of 868 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Blencathra. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of United Kingdom.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Keswick(aut)
7 km SW
81m alt.
1 hour ago
4.4° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 130).
35 km
Kirkland
27 km SW
202m alt.
2 hours ago
3° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the E
(19 kph at 88).
Shap
29 km ESE
249m alt.
1 hour ago
2.6° C
-
39
Strong winds from the SE
(39 kph at 160).
50 km
Carlisle (aut)
33 km N
28m alt.
4 hours ago
4.3° C
No report.
40 km
St. Bees Head (aut)
38 km SW
124m alt.
1 hour ago
3.0° C
No report.
56
Near gales from the SSE
(56 kph at 130).
48 km

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Blencathra and within an acceptable time window.

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