Southeastern Highlands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 16th July 2019

The southern highlands as far west as the central highlands and north to Ben Alder, Drumochter and summits near Glenshee ski-centre (summits within the historic county of Perthshire). Also Ochils and Angus hills.

Forecast last updated on Monday 15th July 2019 at 2:49pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Many places often dry, but there will be a few bursts of rain around, these concentrated toward E/NE Scotland in the afternoon/evening, chance of a rumble of thunder. Cloud often above many hills. Wind fairly light. Feeling warm and quite humid again.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Local afternoon heavy showers east. Light winds.

How windy? (On the Munros)

South to southwesterly 10 to 15mph or less.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Isolated heavy showers developing, mostly east

Patches of rain locally in the morning, mostly amounting to very little and many hours dry in eastern areas. Isolated showers possible middle of day into afternoon, these becoming focused on hills east of the A9, where risk a heavy burst and chance of thunder and lightning. Later these likely moving away east into Angus/Aberdeenshire.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Patches covering some higher slopes from dawn, but many tops often clear through day. Will reform locally on higher slopes during or after showers later afternoon.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Occasional sunshine. Visibility generally good; distant slight haze.

How Cold? (at 900m)

10 rising to 13C; feeling quite humid, especially glens.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Pressure will be fairly low, and a southwesterly airflow will prevail later this week and into the weekend. Rain frequent, with some heavy falls at times, with local variations - likely concentrated on Wales/northern England on Friday into Saturday. Cloud often covering hills, although there will be breaks. Wind typically fairly light, but strengthening intermittently. Some days feeling warm and humid, but overall temperatures close to average.