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 23rd September 2019
Forecast last updated on Sunday 22nd September 2019 at 4:01pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

The remnants of several fronts will give extensive fog and patches of rain and drizzle after dawn. Conditions will slowly improve: most rain will die out and generally cloud base progressively rise. Wales, after a lull to some sun will deteriorate quickly from SW afternoon.

Headline for Southern Uplands

Wind light. Drizzly rain fizzling out. Cloud base slowly rising.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly 15mph. Strengthening quickly toward 40mph west of M74 evening.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Pockets drizzly rain, gradually fizzling out

Pockets of drizzly rain in morning will gradually fizzle out from the south middle of the day.

Cloud on the hills?

Very extensive; cloud base slowly lifting - clearing most summits afternoon

Very extensive, in some areas from lower slopes up, after dawn. Slowly will improve, with cloud clearing most summits around the middle of the day. However, all day in Galloway, the fog may persist above 450-600m, or only clear only temporarily.

Chance of cloud free summits?

10% rising to 80% afternoon

Air clarity (below cloud)

Widely dull and misty morning. Slowly the visibility becoming and patches of sun will come through.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 24th September 2019

Low pressure will dominate the weather all week, bringing frequent rain and low cloud, and intermittently strong upland winds. As several areas of low pressure track across the country, the weather pattern will often be complicated, making day to day local detail difficult to forecast. However, there remains strong evidence that the driest area will be areas near and north of the Great Glen.

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