Southern Uplands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 26th March 2017

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

Tomorrow | Monday | Tuesday

Forecast last updated on Saturday 25th March 2017 at 12:01pm

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly; 10 to 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Fragments of cloud may rarely drift in off North Sea to shroud eastern Border hills, probably only the Cheviot, above about 500m; this most likely afternoon or toward evening, when it may become extensive.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Greater than 90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine and excellent or superb visibility. Patchy cloud rarely Borders, most likely The Cheviot.

How Cold? (at 750m)

5 rising to 6 to 8C, warmest west of M74. Frost until after dawn valleys.

Freezing Level

Above the summits, but after dawn some terrain frozen or partly frozen.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 27th March 2017

Extensive cloud across the mountains next week, and from Tuesday rain from time to time. The low cloud will only reach the NW Highlands north of about Skye and Knoydart and perhaps the Cairngorms after Wednesday or Thursday. Temperatures on the mountains persistently above freezing point almost all week although there may be one or two brief periods of freeze late in the week on the Scottish Munros.