Southern Uplands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 22nd February 2018

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

Today | Friday | Saturday

Forecast last updated on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7:32am

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy Scottish Highlands. Fog will shroud many higher areas morning, but by afternoon this extensive only westernmost Scotland as far north as Skye. There will be a few snow flurries from this cloud. Most terrain frozen, after a widespread frost.

Headline for Southern Uplands

Upland winds near gale. Isolated snow flurries.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly, 15 to 20mph, strongest Galloway.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Risk snow flurries Galloway

Risk isolated snow flurries Galloway.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive western hills; little if any Borders

Dumfries and Galloway: extensive fog above 450 to 700m, lowest Galloway, where lower near Solway. Elsewhere: fragments of fog from valleys up morning will gradually clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

30% Galloway to by early afternoon almost certain elsewhere

Sunshine and air clarity?

Little sun and hazy near and west of M74. Borders, slowly but increasingly sunny - although fog some areas including valleys morning.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

600m. However, lower terrain widely frozen, especially morning, after a frost.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 23rd February 2018

The hills persistently sub-freezing, and most valleys below freezing point night and into the morning, over the next 7 to 10 days. Some fresh snowfall, mainly eastern mountains from Sunday or Monday, but across the west, precipitation will be negligible - and skies often clear of cloud.