Ben Nevis weather

Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

Mild with moderate rain (total 16mm) on Wed afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Fri morning, light winds from the NW by Sat morning).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Mon morning). Mainly gales.

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
moderate rain
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
65 SSW65
60 SW60
60 SSW60
60 WSW60
75 WSW75
90 WSW90
60 W60
30 WNW30
10 NW10
15 NW15
55 W55
55 W55
30 N30
30 N30
30 N30
30 N30
35 NNE35
35 NE35
mod. rain light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds cloudy some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
9 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - 5 2 1 - - - - -
High °C
3 3 0 -3 -6 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -2 -3 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4
Low °C
3 0 0 -5 -7 -5 -4 -4 -5 -5 -4 -3 -3 -5 -6 -5 -6 -5
Chill °C
-5 -5 -9 -13 -17 -15 -14 -13 -7 -12 -13 -9 -11 -13 -12 -13 -13 -11
Freezing level m
2100 1650 1400 900 450 650 850 700 700 750 750 950 1000 550 500 750 450 450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
330-3-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-3-5-5-5-4-4886303312224412202
Sunrise
- - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:17 - - 8:19 - - 8:22
Sunset
5:58 - - 5:55 - - 5:52 - - 5:51 - - 5:49 - - 5:45 - -

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ben Nevis is: Mild with moderate rain (total 16mm) on Wed afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Fri morning, light winds from the NW by Sat morning).

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Mon morning)Mainly gales.

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
Aonach Mor
3 km ENE
1130m alt.
2 hours ago
3.8° C
No report.
Wind obs. (61 kph from 200 degs) was rejected
.
Tulloch Bridge
20 km ENE
237m alt.
2 hours ago
9.8° C
moderate rain
Rain and snow or hail.
19
Light winds from the S
(19 kph at 190).
45 km
GlenOgle
61 km SE
564m alt.
2 hours ago
7.6° C
-
37
Fresh winds from the S
(37 kph at 190).
Kilchoan
69 km WSW
10m alt.
2 hours ago
6.2° C
-
61
Near gales from the SSW
(61 kph at 200).
Aviemore
84 km ENE
220m alt.
2 hours ago
10.4° C
moderate rain
Rain and snow or hail.
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).
45 km

* 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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