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 Sunday 23rd November 2014 at 1:31pm
How windy? (On the Munros)
West backing southwesterly in the range 25 to 35mph; least wind middle of the day.
Effect of wind on you?
Likely to impede ease of walking on higher areas and may result in widespread buffeting at first and again by dusk.
Rain not expected
Cloud on the hills?
Extensively cloud free
Most summits extensively cloud free, perhaps just rare cloud confined to west of A9 above 750-900m.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine extensive. Excellent visibility - especially higher areas.
How Cold? (at 900m)
Above the summits, but slight frost some glens in morning.
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 25th November 2014
A weak area of low pressure will affect the British Isles through midweek, with low cloud and patchy rain affecting England and Wales. Staying substantially dry in Scotland. Winds mostly light. Later in the week, upland gales developing, and rain spreading from the Atlantic onto western mountains in particular. Freezing level often confined to near or just above most higher Scottish summits, although some frost in valleys.