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The Lake District Climate & Weather

The Lake District has a maritime climate and is the wettest region in England, with an average annual precipitation of over 80 inches (2,000mm). March to June (spring and early summer) tend to be the driest months in the Lake District, while October to January (late autumn and winter) are the wettest. The area is also very windy and gale-force winds are quite common. Temperatures are relatively moderate, with the average low being 37°F (3°C) in winter, and summer temperatures only rising to a high of around 68°F (20°C). Travellers should go prepared for all sorts of weather and a good raincoat is a must.

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