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Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

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Viewing forecast for Saturday, 19th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Friday, 18/04/14 at 22:31

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Summary for all mountain areas

Another fine, dry day for all mountain areas, with light winds and most hills free of cloud. Low cloud may push into the east off the North Sea late in the day. The risk of cloud and light rain for a few hours in the far north-west of Scotland.

Headline, Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

Fine, sunshine, excellent visibility. Little wind.

How Windy?

Generally southeasterly 10mph or less.

Effect Of Wind?


How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine very likely extensive. Patchy cloud may develop, mainly eastern Cairngorms NP. Visibility excellent, perhaps superb.

How Cold? (at 900m)

2 rising to 6C, but 3C eastern summits.

Freezing level

Above the summits. Slight frost sheltered glens after dawn.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday (and locally England and Wales on Sunday). There will be substantial dry weather, although late on Sunday there is threat of rain reaching the Peak District and southern hills of Wales. Bursts of rain for Wales on Monday; elsewhere patchy drizzly rain on eastern hills. 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.

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