Southern Uplands Forecast

The Galloway hills eastward to the Lammermuir hills. The Cheviots (including higher hills within the adjacent Northumberland NP).

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 24th June 2019
Forecast last updated on Sunday 23rd June 2019 at 3:09pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

A warm and humid day with extensive low cloud affecting many hills and pulses of thundery rain moving north through the morning followed by further clusters of showers or thunderstorms. Becoming largely dry through the afternoon across Wales as winds veer southwesterly. Best of the cloud breaks will be towards the west coast.

Headline for Southern Uplands

Rain clearing to thundery showers. Low cloud much of the day.

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly; speeds may reach 25 to 35mph at first, but will ease to 10-15mph by late morning.

Effect of wind on you?

Risk of fairly arduous walking conditions after dawn, but soon becoming small.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Risk thunderstorms.

Low confidence of detail: A swathe of thundery rain from the early hours is likely to push away north - although timing of improvement very uncertain. Threat of further clusters of thundery downpours forming during day.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive much of the day.

Extensive fog across the hills for much of the day, in some areas from lower slopes. Whilst timing very uncertain, cloud may largely break up across some western hills for a few hours around the middle of the day, before filling in again later from the south.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Sunshine will come through occasionally afternoon and evening. Murky, visibility reduced considerably by rain, and a general haze at best.

How Cold? (at 750m)

12C, very humid.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 25th June 2019

A very warm and humid week ahead, will become hot and exceptionally humid for a few days from around the middle of the week with the risk of isolated bursts of rain/thunderstorms; although many areas will miss these and stay dry. Some periods of low cloud across the hills; especially focused across eastern hills. Winds from an east or southeasterly direction and blustery at times. Increasing risk of a thundery breakdown over the weekend with fresher conditions arriving from the west.

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