Southeastern Highlands Forecast

The southern highlands as far west as the central highlands and north to Ben Alder, Drumochter and summits near Glenshee ski-centre (summits within the historic county of Perthshire). Also Ochils and Angus hills.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 23rd September 2019
Forecast last updated on Sunday 22nd September 2019 at 4:01pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

The remnants of several fronts will give extensive fog and patches of rain and drizzle after dawn. Conditions will slowly improve: most rain will die out and generally cloud base progressively rise. Wales, after a lull to some sun will deteriorate quickly from SW afternoon.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Wind light. Drizzly rain slowly fizzling out. Cloud base only slowly rising.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southerly 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Patches drizzle and rain

Pockets of rain, typically lasting an hour and also drizzly showers, will move slowly north. Total rainfall small. The rain all clearing from the south mid to late afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Very extensive; cloud base slowly lifting

Fog extensive; in some areas from lower slopes up most or all day. Highest base, occasionally up to 700m will be west of A9 near and north of lochs Tummel and Rannoch.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost nil

Air clarity (below cloud)

Dull and misty much of day. Here and there, brightening to give patches of sun and good visibility.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 24th September 2019

Low pressure will dominate the weather all week, bringing frequent rain and low cloud, and intermittently strong upland winds. As several areas of low pressure track across the country, the weather pattern will often be complicated, making day to day local detail difficult to forecast. However, there remains strong evidence that the driest area will be areas near and north of the Great Glen.

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