Southeastern Highlands Forecast

Hills accessed from Callander, Loch Tay and Loch Rannoch areas. Areas east of Loch Ericht, and south of Dalwhinnie, upper Glen Feshie and the River Dee (includes southernmost Cairngorm NP).

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 16th December 2017
Forecast last updated on Friday 15th December 2017 at 12:32pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Fine and sunny along the spine of Britain, but still snow showers N/NE Scotland. Some uncertainty western mountains as a weak front brings in low cloud and a little snow (rain lower slopes Wales), the extent and height of particularly the cloud is uncertain.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Wind easing. Sunshine; superb visibility.

How windy? (On the Munros)

North to northwesterly, 25 to 35mph at dawn, strongest near and east of Glenshee. Will ease slowly during daylight toward 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Will become small although particularly in morning will impede ease of walking on higher areas.

How Wet?

Precipitation unlikely

Isolated, if any snow flurries.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

A few patches may persist in some corries and higher slopes, but otherwise summits cloud free.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Greater than 90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Extensive sunshine. The air very clear indeed.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Terrain widely frozen from glens upward.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 17th December 2017

Substantial snow loss next week, here may be little left by the end of the week England, Wales and S Scotland. There will be freeze thaw cycles Scottish Highlands - although the periods of thaw predominating. Most forecasts indicate frequent stormy, often wet conditions from Christmas as a series of deep Atlantic lows pass close to western Britain. Intermittently snow will fall, particularly Scottish Highlands. However, a small minority of indicators suggest much colder, drier conditions eventually returning.

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