Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 24mm), mostly on Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow ,mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Tue afternoon, min -4°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Tue morning, near gales from the WNW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun night, min -7°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the SSE by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
moderate rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
90 WNW90
85 WNW85
65 WNW65
65 WNW65
60 WNW60
60 WNW60
60 WNW60
70 W70
55 WNW55
65 N65
65 N65
60 NNW60
70 N70
60 N60
45 NNE45
20 NNW20
10 W10
40 S40
mod. rain light rain cloudy cloudy light rain light rain light rain mod. rain snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
6 2 - - 1 4 3 8 - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 5 - 1 - - - - - - -
High °C
8 9 8 7 5 4 4 3 -2 -4 -4 -6 -5 -4 -4 -5 -4 -2
Low °C
8 9 6 6 3 3 4 2 -4 -5 -5 -7 -7 -4 -5 -5 -4 -4
Chill °C
1 3 2 1 -2 -3 -3 -5 -11 -15 -15 -17 -16 -14 -12 -12 -8 -12
Freezing level m
3300 3350 3700 3700 3650 3200 2100 1850 900 750 850 450 450 800 400 550 800 500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
89875443-2-4-4-6-5-4-4-5-4-2111211889984330230221
Sunrise
8:08 - - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:17 - - 8:19 - -
Sunset
- 5:58 - - 5:55 - - 5:52 - - 5:51 - - 5:49 - - 5:45 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Ben Nevis at the specific elevation of 1344 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Ben Nevis. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of United Kingdom.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Tulloch Bridge
20 km ENE
237m alt.
1 hour ago
13.3° C
light rain
No report.
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).
11 km
Glen Ogle
61 km SE
564m alt.
1 hour ago
8.2° C
No report.
59
Near gales from the W
(59 kph at 280).
Kilchoan
69 km WSW
10m alt.
1 hour ago
7.0° C
-
59
Near gales from the WNW
(59 kph at 290).
Aviemore
84 km ENE
220m alt.
1 hour ago
12.8° C
-
9
Light winds from the SW
(9 kph at 220).
55 km
SHIP1095
88 km SW
3m alt.
3 hours ago
11.2° C

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Ben Nevis and within an acceptable time window.

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