The Northwest Highlands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 24th May 2018

Areas north from Knoydart in the west, and the Great Glen towards the east (NB. Does not include Mull and areas west of Loch Linnhe, these are found in the West Highlands forecast.)

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Forecast last updated on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at 2:23pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Scotland: Little wind, almost unbroken sunshine and warm. Extensively dry N England, but areas of high level cloud and blustery. Low cloud mainly Pennines will clear. Showery rain Wales with risk thunder. Cloud will sometimes shroud the summits.

Headline for The Northwest Highlands

Little wind; sunshine - beware sunburn. Warm.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southerly 10 to 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet?

Rain not expected

Small risk isolated bursts of rain afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Not expected

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Widely sunny; a little fair-weather cloud building inland. Early low level mist soon clearing, leaving good visibility, but general haze.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 25th May 2018

Little change in the present pattern is likely over the coming week - little or no rain and frequently sunny with light wind across Scotland. Further south also some fine warm weather but interludes of cloudy, sometime thundery weather are likely. Although signals are weak, there may not be much change into early June. Much terrain will be very dry ('tinder dry') underfoot, particularly in Scotland. However, on some higher routes there remain significant patches of snow.