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 Saturday 1st October 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 1st October 2016 at 8:08am

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Summary for all mountain areas

Areas of rain and showers associated with a shallow low will cross Wales and may later affect Peak District. Elsewhere isolated showers, almost windless, superb visibility and extensive bright sunshine.

Headline for Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath

Widely almost windless. Isolated showers. Superb visibility.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Direction likely to vary, 10mph or less. Virtually calm many summits.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Risk isolated showers

Much or all of the region dry all day. However, from late morning isolated showers will drift about, giving hail, or on higher summits sleet.

Cloud on the hills?

Summits extensively cloud free

Most summits cloud free. Fragments of cloud will drift across some higher areas and here and there will 'hang' on some summits and corries for several hours.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine. Superb visibility.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

1300m; slight frost some glens at dawn.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 2nd October 2016

Overall substantially dry through next week, and summits often free of cloud. Intermittently windy, most frequently Scottish Highlands. However, some rain from time to time, mostly NW Highlands, but particularly Wales and Pennines, very little all week. Not cold.

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