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 Sunday 24th July 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 23rd July 2016 at 3:28pm

Tomorrow | Monday | Tuesday

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southerly 15 or 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

A few showers

Scattered showers, afternoon, and evening.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly confined to higher western tops

Cloud on higher slopes after dawn will lift off many tops, returning in and after rain when patches will form at around 650m.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine - often through high level cloud - mostly east of the A9. Mostly excellent visibility.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 25th July 2016

Generally west or southwesterly winds through to the end of the month and very likely early next monthwill bring rain intermittently across most mountain areas, the rain concentrated on western mountains, particularly in Scotland, where there will be few days without rain at some stage. Cloud will often shroud the mountains, particularly west. Wind speeds will rarely be strong.

In association with
Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions