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 Tuesday 22nd July 2014 at 3:35pm
Summary for all mountain areas
Very little wind; extensively fine, very warm with sunshine across the mountains. Be aware of sunburn and possible dehydration. But very low cloud will shroud some eastern mountains in morning, and isolated thunderstorms will develop in afternoon.
Headline for Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath
Little wind; very warm, extensive sunshine.
How windy? (On the Munros)
Southeasterly, between 8 and 15mph.
Effect of wind on you?
Rain very unlikely
Fine drizzle some eastern areas, probably only easternmost slopes in Deeside for a few hours after dawn.
Cloud on the hills?
Little if any (will affect some lower slopes).
Fragments or areas of very low cloud may well shroud lower eastern areas, particularly Deeside in morning. All the cloud will disperse through the morning, and cloud top 500 to perhaps 900m.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Extensive sunshine; perhaps dull lower eastern areas, particularly morning. Probable haze.
How Cold? (at 900m)
14 rising to 16C west.
Above the summits.
All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 24th July 2014
Continuing fine almost everywhere, very warm and often sunny until Saturday, although here and there an afternoon thunderstorm - possibly more widely in Scotland on Saturday. A change to west or northwesterly winds on Sunday will bring a drop in temperature, particularly to the W & NW Highlands and bursts of rain and thunder may be more widespread into England and Wales. Less warm, but extensively dry into next week.