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 Tuesday 26th July 2016
Forecast last updated on Monday 25th July 2016 at 3:52pm

Tomorrow | Wednesday | Thursday

How windy? (On the Munros)

West to southwesterly 15 to perhaps 25mph

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?


Occasional showers, mainly afternoon and evening.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly confined to higher areas

Fog will continue to shroud higher summits extensively. The cloud base will vary, typically rarely below 650m and breaks to or perhaps above 900m west of A9; whilst toward Deeside, cloud rare below 800m and often confined above 1100m.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

20% west of A9 to 40% Deeside

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patches of sun, mainly lower slopes and valleys. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 27th July 2016

Little change in the present weather pattern through the next 10 days or so. Extensive cloud will shroud particularly western mountains, and there will be rain most days, again focussed western mountains, although much of the rain will be showery in character. Winds rarely strong on the summits.

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