Southern Uplands Forecast

The Galloway hills eastward to the Lammermuir hills. The Cheviots (including higher hills within the adjacent Northumberland NP).

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 25th September 2017
Forecast last updated on Monday 25th September 2017 at 7:40am

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Summary for all mountain areas

An almost stationary front will lie down the spine of the country. Many areas will have rain and extensive low cloud, with bursts of heavy rain in places. To the west of the front, westernmost summits, particularly Wales will be substantially dry.

Headline for Southern Uplands

Rain and low cloud extensive. Galloway extensively dry.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southeasterly, at times variable, 10-15mph or less.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Rain frequently, particularly morning. Little or no rain west of M74

Rain on and off most or all day with some heavy bursts possible east of M74. Little or no rain Galloway.

Cloud on the hills?

Fairly extensive much of day

Fog will likely shroud the hills widely in fog for much of the day, often from lower slopes up across the Borders and hills near the M74. West of M74, fog will tend to lift, leaving pockets lower slopes, yet some, perhaps all higher tops clearing.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost nil most of region, but 30% Galloway

Sunshine and air clarity?

Little or no sunshine. Hazy most of region, and widely foggy higher areas.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above tops

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 26th September 2017

During the first half of the week, an almost stationary front centred down the the spine of the country will give bursts of rain, before petering out by late Tuesday. This will bring a lot of low cloud to the mountains and there will be a marked haze. Best of the conditions will be across the northwest Highlands and at times western Wales. From the middle of next week, more typical southwest winds will bring bands of rain, low cloud, and at times strong winds, countrywide; interspersed by some largely dry and fine days.

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