The Northwest Highlands Forecast

Areas north from Knoydart in the west, and the Great Glen towards the east (NB. Does not include Mull and areas west of Loch Linnhe, these are found in the West Highlands forecast.)

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 25th July 2014

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Forecast last updated on Friday 25th July 2014 at 3:39pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Almost windless, fine very warm indeed and sunny on almost all mountains - again beware of sunburn and dehydration. Very low cloud will shroud some lower eastern areas temporarily after dawn, and on western mountains risk of an isolated afternoon thunderstorm.

Headline for The Northwest Highlands

Almost windless; hot and sunny; risk isolated thunder.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southeasterly 10mph or less.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Isolated thunderstorms

Very likely no rain; but continued small risk isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms western mountains.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

Mountains almost all cloud free - but threat of cloud temporarily on higher slopes near rain.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive, although cloud may tend to fill in western mountains in afternoon. 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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