Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Mon night, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Sun morning, moderate winds from the WNW by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu afternoon, min -1°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Wed afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Thu night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
45 W45
65 WSW65
80 W80
75 WNW75
55 NW55
45 NNW45
30 WNW30
50 W50
50 W50
50 W50
40 W40
35 W35
30 W30
30 W30
30 SW30
50 WSW50
65 SW65
65 WSW65
some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy light rain light rain cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - 2 3 - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 2 3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-4 -4 -3 -5 -4 -2 -1 0 0 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 0
Low °C
-4 -5 -4 -5 -6 -3 -2 -2 -1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 2 -1
Chill °C
-13 -14 -14 -17 -12 -10 -8 -8 -8 -7 -5 -4 -4 -2 -4 -3 -5 -9
Freezing level m
900 750 900 750 500 900 1150 1200 1150 1450 1700 1750 1800 2000 1900 2300 2200 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-4-4-3-5-4-2-100122233430423214535666667745
Sunrise
- - 6:11 - - 6:09 - - 6:05 - - 6:03 - - 6:01 - - 5:58
Sunset
6:38 - - 6:40 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:47 - - 6:50 - -

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
5.1° C
rain showers
Rain and snow or hail.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 330).
35 km
SHIP1319
54 km SSW
3m alt.
1 hour ago
7.2° C
Glen Ogle
61 km SE
564m alt.
1 hour ago
2.2° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the W
(24 kph at 260).
Kilchoan
68 km WSW
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.4° C
-
37
Fresh winds from the WSW
(37 kph at 240).
Aviemore
84 km ENE
220m alt.
1 hour ago
4.9° C
-
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 220).
35 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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