Southeastern Highlands Forecast

Hills accessed from Callander, Loch Tay and Loch Rannoch areas. Areas east of Loch Ericht, and south of Dalwhinnie, upper Glen Feshie and the River Dee (includes southernmost Cairngorm NP).

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 27th May 2016
Forecast last updated on Friday 27th May 2016 at 4:09pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Widespread low cloud eastern hills from Pennines to southern Scotland. Often dry many areas, but remnants of drizzle, perhaps the odd shower in the Highlands. However in Wales, threat of thunderstorms and torrential downpours developing. Wind speeds generally very light.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Wind becoming fairly light. Extensive low cloud; patchy drizzle.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Easterly, 20 to locally 25mph near central belt early morning; will ease gradually, by afternoon to 15mph, later perhaps less.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small

How Wet?

A little drizzly rain

Areas fine drizzle, mainly Angus and Ochils, may locally persist for an hour or so. Small risk a local burst of rain.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive, particularly east

Cloud from just above many glens up most or all day. The cloud lowest on areas accessed from and east of Glenshee and south of Perth, where typical base 300m or lower, whilst breaks to 600m toward central highlands.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Less than 10%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine, if any, rare. Extensive fog; often good visibility below cloud.

How Cold? (at 900m)

6C rising to 8C in Perthshire.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 28th May 2016

A long period of easterly winds lasting well into next week. Frequently dry, particularly western mountains - little or no rain in the NW Highlands where conditions will become very dry underfoot. Very low cloud will often cover eastern mountains. Confidence of timing is low by Monday into Tuesday, but over 18 to 24 hours, there is considerable risk a period of upland gales, and rain may set in from the east across England, Wales & southern Scotland.

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