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 Tuesday 29th July 2014

Forecast last updated on Monday 28th July 2014 at 9:51pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Low cloud & drizzle western Scotland, but mostly dry & cloud only higher areas further east. An area of cloud associated with a weak front will move south across England and Wales, clearing from north afternoon. Breezy in north.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Breezy. Cloud confined to higher tops; small amounts drizzle.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Westerly 20 to 25mph, may increase toward 30mph late on.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small

How Wet?

Occasional drizzly rain

A little drizzly rain, mainly morning. By afternoon, a few drizzly showers mostly or only confined west of the A9.

Cloud on the hills?

Many summits clear east

Cloud may persist above 800-900m in western Perthshire, although breaks may develop to higher levels middle of day. East of the A9, summits should be cloud free most of the day.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

80% east; 30% west

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchy sunshine, most widely near and east of Glenshee. Fog may linger on higher tops, particularly western areas; below cloud visibility often excellent.

How Cold? (at 900m)

9 to 12C, highest east

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 30th July 2014

Often breezy over Highland Scotland this week, with cloud frequently shrouding the western hills, plus light drizzly showers. Generally dry for England and Wales, with little if any rain, and cloud only confined to higher western areas. Toward the end of this week, showery bursts of rain may become more widespread.

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