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 Thursday 22nd February 2018
Forecast last updated on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7:32am

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Summary for all mountain areas

Windy Scottish Highlands. Fog will shroud many higher areas morning, but by afternoon this extensive only westernmost Scotland as far north as Skye. There will be a few snow flurries from this cloud. Most terrain frozen, after a widespread frost.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Windy. Banks of fog on higher areas.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southerly, soon reaching 30mph, although mostly 20 or 25mph Angus and south of Loch Tay.

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede ease of walking on higher areas.

How Wet?

Precipitation not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive on higher areas; highest, most broken cloud east of A9 afternoon

Near and west of A9: Areas of fog above 550m mourning, rising to 750m afternoon, although breaks to 900m near/north Lochs Rannoch and Tummel. Toward and east of Glenshee: Extensive fog above 700m, lifting to 900m and breaking up in the afternoon.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

70% near and east of Glenshee to 30% west of A9

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine increasingly coming through and higher up mostly excellent visibility near and east of Glenshee. Little sun and more hazy elsewhere.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

600m. However, lower terrain widely frozen, especially morning, after a frost.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 23rd February 2018

The hills persistently sub-freezing, and most valleys below freezing point night and into the morning, over the next 7 to 10 days. Some fresh snowfall, mainly eastern mountains from Sunday or Monday, but across the west, precipitation will be negligible - and skies often clear of cloud.

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