Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath Forecast
Cairngorms National Park and Monadhliath. Also includes the Ben Alder area hills between Loch Ericht and Loch Laggan.
Forecast last updated on Monday 28th July 2014 at 7:33am
Summary for all mountain areas
Light winds across all mountain areas. Low cloud in some areas early morning, will soon become confined to higher tops, mainly in the Highlands. Essentially dry all day, although odd pockets of drizzly rain, mainly Wales at first.
Headline for Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath
Light wind. Dry; most summits cloud free.
How windy? (On the Munros)
Northerly soon backing westerly, but rarely more than 10mph, increasing slowly through afternoon.
Effect of wind on you?
Rain not expected
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive, but gradually lifting
Cloud may shroud N Cairngorms extensively after dawn, but the base will gradually lift. By midday, just patches of cloud remaining on highest tops.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
80%, but 30% N Cairngorms at first.
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine will tend to give way as cloud builds and fills in. Visibility excellent, but fog some glens at first.
How Cold? (at 900m)
9 to 11C
Above the summits.
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 29th July 2014
Often breezy over Highland Scotland this week, with cloud frequently shrouding the western hills, plus light drizzly showers. Generally dry for England and Wales, with little if any rain, and cloud only confined to higher western areas. Toward the end of this week, showery bursts of rain may become more widespread.