Scafell
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Scafell Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 21mm) on Tue morning. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon afternoon, min 0°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WSW on Mon morning, stormy winds from the SSE by Tue morning).

Days 3-6 Scafell Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu morning will be washed away by heavy rain (total 41mm) on Sat night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun morning, min 1°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the W by Sat afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
moderate rain
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
45 SSW45
70 SSW70
90 SSE90
90 SSE90
35 SW35
40 SW40
55 SSW55
45 SW45
40 WSW40
45 W45
30 SW30
55 WSW55
85 W85
40 WNW40
35 WSW35
25 W25
30 SSW30
some clouds rain shwrs light rain mod. rain mod. snow snow shwrs clear light snow heavy snow light snow light snow rain shwrs heavy rain light rain some clouds rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- 1 5 8 7 - - - - - - 5 11 4 - 1 2 16
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 8 1 - 3 13 4 2 - - - - - - -
High °C
2 4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 3 2 2 2 6
Low °C
1 2 4 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 2 2 3
Chill °C
-4 -3 -3 -4 -6 -4 -7 -7 -7 -6 -7 -5 -3 -6 -5 -4 -4 0
Freezing level m
1100 1350 1900 1750 1500 1200 1000 1100 1100 1050 1100 1100 1700 1400 1200 1300 1350 1850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
2444321111124322269810109888888810109999
Sunrise
8:29 - - 8:30 - - 8:30 - - 8:30 - - 8:32 - - 8:32 - -
Sunset
- 3:48 - - 3:48 - - 3:48 - - 3:48 - - 3:48 - - 3:48 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Scafell at the specific elevation of 964 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Scafell. 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
Kirkland
18 km WNW
202m alt.
3 hours ago
4° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 169).
Keswick(aut)
18 km NNE
81m alt.
1 hour ago
2.9° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 50).
49 km
St.BeesHead (aut)
26 km W
124m alt.
1 hour ago
4.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
31 km
Shap
35 km E
249m alt.
1 hour ago
2.9° C
-
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 230).
50 km
Walney Island- Barrow
38 km S
15m alt.
1 hour ago
5.8° C
-
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 210).
40 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 Scafell and within an acceptable time window.

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