Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon afternoon, min -2°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Sun morning, near gales from the SW by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 35mm), heaviest during Tue night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Tue night, min -1°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Tue night, fresh winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
heavy rain
moderate rain
light rain
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
50 WNW50
35 WNW35
15 WNW15
10 NNW10
25 NW25
40 WNW40
35 WNW35
40 W40
35 WSW35
70 SW70
80 SW80
105 WSW105
70 WSW70
75 W75
40 WNW40
50 NW50
35 NW35
40 W40
clear some clouds clear snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear rain shwrs heavy rain mod. rain light rain light snow some clouds clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - 3 19 6 4 3 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 2 - - 1 - - - - - - 3 - - 1
High °C
-1 0 -1 0 0 -1 0 1 1 5 6 10 9 8 5 -1 0 0
Low °C
-1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -1 1 0 3 5 7 9 7 0 -1 -1 -1
Chill °C
-10 -6 -7 -4 -6 -9 -7 -6 -5 -3 -1 4 3 2 -2 -10 -7 -8
Freezing level m
1200 1300 1200 1150 1350 1050 1250 1450 1350 3350 3300 3750 3550 3350 2100 1250 1300 1150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-10-100-10115610985-100774774685991313129775
Sunrise
7:03 - - 7:05 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:11 - - 7:13 - -
Sunset
- 7:20 - - 7:16 - - 7:14 - - 7:12 - - 7:08 - - 7:06 -

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.
2 hours ago
13.3° C
moderate rain
No report.
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).
11 km
Oban Airport
44 km S
6m alt.
59 minutes ago
12° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
33
Fresh winds from the WNW
(33 kph at 290).
Low: scattered
SHIP1127
53 km W
3m alt.
3 hours ago
10.2° C
Glen Ogle
61 km SE
564m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
No report.
35
Fresh winds from the W
(35 kph at 270).
Kilchoan
68 km WSW
10m alt.
3 hours ago
2.9° C
-
43
Strong winds from the W
(43 kph at 280).

* 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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