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Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
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Viewing forecast for Saturday, 8th December, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Monday, 20/05/13 at 16:27
Headline, Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Upland gales strengthening. A little rain; low cloud.
Westerly 40 or perhaps locally 50mph with gusts up to 70mph.
Effect Of Wind?
Walking widely difficult in upland gales. Severe wind chill.
Rain on and off west of A9; very little east
Patchy rain, most likely west of the A9. Snow initially to low levels, but will soon rain to higher summits.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive most areas all day; highest base east
Persistent low cloud soon forming, base 600m to 900m, highest east of the A9, where there may be breaks to 1100m until after midday.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
Less than 10% west; 30% east
Sunshine and air clarity?
Isolated pockets of sunshine lower areas near the Cairngorms. Hazy at low levels, and persistently foggy most higher areas.
How Cold? (at 900m)
-2C at dawn, soon rising to 2 or 3C.
Soon above the summits. But terrain frozen and in some areas icy (with rain falling onto frozen ground).
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Wednesday, 22nd May, 2013
A brief spell of very cold and, for a while, gale force northwest to northerly winds around Thursday with a return of snow showers particularly to the NE Highlands where one should be prepared for brief periods of whiteout conditions combined with very severe wind chill. A mostly fine day and slightly less cold after early frost on Friday. Turning milder with some rain or showers extending from the northwest over the weekend.