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Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

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Viewing forecast for Monday, 21st April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Monday, 21/04/14 at 07:46


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Summary for all mountain areas

Extensive low cloud on eastern hills and mountains will lift and break only slowly during Monday. Most mountain regions remain dry, although risk of showers Wales & southern Pennines. Locally strong winds and sudden gusts N England/S Scotland.


Headline, Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

Dry overall. Low cloud breaking toward west.


How Windy?

Easterly, in the range 20 to 30mph.

Effect Of Wind?

Ease of walking impeded on higher areas.


How Wet?

Generally dry; a little drizzle

Essentially dry, but pockets of drizzle particularly where in cloud, most likely Deeside.


Cloud on the hills?

Low cloud, particularly east lifting

Patches of low cloud in the morning, bases 400m eastern Cairngorms NP, lifting and breaking through the day towards 700m-900m and may break almost completely. Higher areas may be above the cloud.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

30% east; 70% west

Sunshine and air clarity?

Hazy sunshine may break through western Cairngorms & Monadhliath. Limited sunshine further east. Widely hazy at low levels, fog on the hills at first.


How Cold? (at 900m)

7C or 8C, but maybe just 4C in cloud.

Freezing level

Above the summits.


Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days. Rain from time to time next week, sometimes thundery, but often dry, fairly warm, with sunniest, driest, and often warmest weather over the W & NW Highlands. Low cloud and patchy drizzly rain persists on eastern hills on Tuesday.


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