West Highlands Forecast

Western Highlands accessible from, and south of, Glenfinnan (Road to the Isles) and Glen Spean (includes Creag Meagaidh). This area include Ben Nevis and the mountains around Glencoe. In the east, includes Ben Alder south to Loch Lomond and Trossachs NP. Includes Arran and Mull.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 16th July 2018
Forecast last updated on Sunday 15th July 2018 at 3:49pm

Tomorrow | Tuesday | Wednesday

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southwesterly, 15 to 20mph, strongest western coastal hills, but well inland soon nearer 10-15mph, or less by afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly small

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Largely dry

Any residual rain across the central Highlands after dawn will soon clear to leave a largely dry day. Chance of an isolated brief shower spreading from the west, mostly afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Becoming confined to highest tops

Patches of cloud at varying heights post dawn; perhaps fairly extensive across the central Highlands for a time. However, the cloud will lift and become confined above 1000-1200m by afternoon with many hills clear.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Occasional sunshine breaking through. Visibility becoming very good.

How Cold? (at 900m)

7 to 10C; highest central Highlands PM.

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 17th July 2018

Slack pressure will result in generally light winds during the week ahead. Scattered showers, locally heavy with chance of thunder some days, but quite hit and miss, with a fair amount of dry weather around too. Some low cloud on hills, but many tops often clearing. Temperatures around average for mid-July, warmest England & Wales, perhaps warming up again by the weekend. Confidence of detail is low by the end of the week, but some further areas of slow-moving showers are likely.

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