Southern Uplands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 19th November 2019

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

Forecast last updated on Tuesday 19th November 2019 at 3:14pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Most of Britain cold, with most terrain frozen. Winds fairly light wind and hazy sunshine. However, blustery western mountains, particularly near Irish Sea, and risk of a little light rain coastal hills, most likely Wales. Less cold in Wales, where low cloud, mostly east and south Wales.

Headline for Southern Uplands

Terrain frozen. Dry. Hazy sunshine.

How windy? (On the summits)

South or southeasterly varying between 10-15mph eastern Borders and 25 and toward dusk 30mph Galloway.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

No precipitation

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

Chance of cloud free summits?

Greater than 90%

Air clarity (below cloud)

Areas of sunshine through high level cloud. Excellent visibility though more hazy lower slopes; risk fog some valleys.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

750m - lower terrain largely frozen; only partial melting only in the sun.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 20th November 2019

A slow change to less cold and increasingly wet weather as low pressure slowly envelops Britain from the south. However, 'winter conditions' will survive across the Scottish Highlands until into, or on higher summits, perhaps through the weekend. Next week, cycles of freeze and thaw likely Scottish Highlands, whilst elsewhere, only occasionally higher tops below freezing point.