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 Monday 28th July 2014

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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?


How Wet?

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

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

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.

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