Taking its name from the rain that drizzles down on Lancashire, this is a warm mid-grey.
We get more rain in Lancashire!
“That is because the prevailing wind tends to be from the west. So when you get moist air coming across the Atlantic and it reaches hills it gets pushed up and, as it does, it cools down and is released as rain.
“Western upslopes tend to get sometimes three or four times as much rain as on the other side. So it’s not surprising that it rains more in the West Pennine moors than it does in a lot of other places in the UK.”