Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath Forecast

Cairngorms National Park and Monadhliath. Also includes the Ben Alder area hills between Loch Ericht and Loch Laggan.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 27th August 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 27th August 2016 at 2:58pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Little wind. Most summits will be free of cloud. The air will be extremely clear across the Scottish Highlands, but more hazy southwards into England and Wales. Here and there a shower, but toward evening, thundery rain likely to develop east Wales and Peak District.

Headline for Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath

Light wind. A few showers. Summits clear of cloud.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southwest backing southerly. After dawn 10 to 15mph. By mid-aftenoon, less than 10mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet?

Risk showers

Isolated showers afternoon or evening.

Cloud on the hills?

All clearing during morning

Patchy cloud higher slopes for several hours after dawn will all clear.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost certain by late morning

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine occasionally: generally weak through high level cloud. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 900m)

7 rising to 10C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 28th August 2016

Showery on Sunday. Over the Peak District and Wales, the rain extensive with thunder in places, particularly morning. A mixed week next week. Winds predominantly coming in off the Atlantic, will bring rain to W & NW Scotland later Monday, continuing through Tuesday, whilst elsewhere after a fine day Monday, low cloud will shroud western mountains all day Tuesday. Clearing to a few showers across Scotland on Wednesday whilst a band of rain progresses southwards elsewhere. Further rain likely Thursday night or Friday.

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Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions