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Weather Report from Portinscale, near Keswick, Cumbria

"LIVE" WEATHER from our Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station. (5 minute update)

Summary for Friday 28th April 2017

A brief spell of light rain late evening added just 1.4 mm to the month's total, the day then starting well with broken cloud and some sunny spells, the temperature rising from around 50C (minimum 4.50C three hours after midnight) to double figures before 10 am and eventually to 13.50C less than two hours later. But from then on it was mainly on a downward trend as the sky clouded over, cutting out the sunshine and its warmth so that by 4 pm it was back down to just 100C. Cloud base has been well above the fell tops and visibility has been good but the solar PV output has inevitably been limited, the total so far identical to yesterday's at just 5 kWh. A mainly light southerly wind is forecast for tomorrow, increasing by evening, patchy cloud on the fells lifting off the tops during the morning with only isolated, brief showers, visibility will be excellent with patchy sunshine in the morning and temperatures slightly higher than today. (Links to forecasting sites at bottom of the page)

For a graphical display of data during the last 24 hours from our Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station click here .

Temperature and wind-chill for the last 28 hours to 6 pm

Wind speed for the last 24 hours to 6 pm

Rainfall for the last 24 hours to 6 pm

Solar radiation for the last 24 hours to 6 pm

Solar PV output for the last 24 hours to 6 pm

Minima and maxima for Thursday 27th April 2017

Our Weather Records for previous months and years.

Weather Forecast from the Lake District National Park Weatherline available online. The Fell Conditions report has now stopped until Winter.

Mountain Weather Information Service with 3 day forecasts for Lake District. Those for Scotland, Snowdonia and The Peak District are also available from the Home page

For forecasts for all the mountain areas in the UK go to the Met Office Mountain area forecasts.

Metcheck short and long term forecasts for Keswick and Portinscale

Design and Barry Colam

Friday 28th April 2017