Southeastern Highlands Forecast

The southern highlands as far west as the central highlands and north to Ben Alder, Drumochter and summits near Glenshee ski-centre (summits within the historic county of Perthshire). Also Ochils and Angus hills.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 20th June 2019
Forecast last updated on Thursday 20th June 2019 at 3:37pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Scottish Highlands will remain cold; showery rain, frequent western mountains will fall as snow higher Munros. Significant wind chill (feeling as cold as -14C higher Munros). Less windy, but still cold with heavy showers S Scotland southwards. Risk thunder here and there.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Windy and cold. Increasingly showery - snow on higher tops. Risk thunder.

How windy? (On the Munros)

West to southwesterly, 30mph. Mostly 25mph Ochils.

Effect of wind on you?

Likely to impede ease of walking on higher areas. Notable wind chill.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Heavy showers, particularly afternoon. Risk lightning.

A few hours in the morning substantially dry, particularly near and east of Glenshee. Otherwise, clusters of heavy showers increasingly extending eastwards; becoming frequent. Hail at times and above 1000m snow. Isolated thunder.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive on higher areas

Some higher tops may be cloud free at first, particularly near and east of Glenshee and Ochils. Otherwise, fog widely above 650 to 800m west of A9 to 750 to 1000m elsewhere.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

20% west of A9 to 80% near and east of Glenshee

Air clarity (below cloud)

Occasional sun mostly east of A9 (most sun Angus). Visibility varied, poor during showers, but otherwise very good.

How Cold? (at 900m)

4C. Will feel as cold as minus 8 Celsius directly in the wind.

Freezing Level

Just above highest summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 21st June 2019

Substantially dry and day by day warmer through to the end of the weekend - although showers continuing into the weekend Scottish Highlands (NW Highlands last to clear). Threat rain (including heavy thundery bursts) then reaching Wales from south on Sunday. Much less cold next week. Often dry, but showers, sometimes thundery, or on Sunday night and Monday threat widespread thundery rain moving north across Britain - likely from time to time.

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