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 Friday 25th July 2014

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Forecast last updated on Thursday 24th July 2014 at 3:03pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Almost windless, fine very warm indeed and sunny on almost all mountains - again beware of sunburn and dehydration. But very low cloud will shroud lower eastern areas for a few hours after dawn, and on western mountains there may be an isolated afternoon thunderstorm.

Headline for Cairngorms NP and Monadhliath

Almost windless; hot and sunny; risk isolated thunder.

How windy? (On the Munros)

East or southeasterly less than 10mph; almost calm on many summits.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Isolated thunderstorms

Very likely no rain; but very small risk isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms west of A9.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

Mountains extensively cloud free - but low cloud just above glens (mountains above the cloud) Deeside for a few hours after dawn and of cloud on higher slopes near rain.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive. Visibility very good; there may be a haze.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 26th July 2014

Less warm from the west across Scotland on Saturday, and bursts of rain and possibly thunder will develop. Only isolated if any rain before dark England and Wales. Cooler next week, particularly from mid-week. Through the week, occasional showers or rain, but often dry, although there may well be a deterioration to windier wetter weather by the end of next week across Scotland.

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