Kendal is located on the western side of England, which tends to be cloudier, wetter, milder in the winter, and cooler in the summer than the rest of the country. The warmest months are June, July and August, when average highs are in the 60s (18 C). Average lows for these months are in the lower-50s (12 C). The coldest months are December, January and February, when highs top out in the mid-40s (6 C), and lows are in the upper-30s (4 C).

    The wettest months in Kendal are during the winter. October, November, December and January each receive more than 5 inches of rain on average. The driest months are April and May, which receive just below 3 inches of rain on average.

    Summer is a very sunny time of year. Because of the city's latitude, the days are long. On the longest day of the year, the sun rises before 5am and doesn't set until after 9:30pm, creating over 17 hours of sunlight. On the other hand, the sun is rarely seen in the winter, when days are short and there is frequent cloud cover. Winters are known to be long, dreary and wet.

    See the BBC's Kendal weather page for a 5-day forecast.