Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the SSE by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 12mm) on Fri night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sat morning, min -6°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (near gales from the SSE on Thu night, extremely windy from the S by Fri night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
25 NW25
15 WSW15
20 SW20
30 SSW30
50 SSE50
50 SSE50
60 SSE60
70 SSE70
85 SSE85
95 SE95
75 SSE75
55 SSE55
70 SSE70
75 SSE75
75 S75
95 S95
65 WSW65
75 SW75
some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear light snow light snow heavy snow light snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 5 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 13 5 11
High °C
-2 -1 5 5 3 2 1 0 -1 -5 -5 -4 -5 -3 4 5 -3 -3
Low °C
-3 -2 0 4 2 0 0 -1 -5 -6 -6 -5 -5 -3 0 0 -4 -4
Chill °C
-7 -5 1 0 -4 -6 -7 -9 -11 -18 -16 -14 -16 -14 -5 -3 -13 -14
Freezing level m
700 900 2000 2350 2000 1800 1300 1350 850 600 600 450 400 700 1450 2200 950 800
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-2-1553210-1-5-5-4-5-345-3-3223554443110017932
Sunrise
8:44 - - 8:45 - - 8:47 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - - 8:49 - -
Sunset
- 3:40 - - 3:40 - - 3:38 - - 3:38 - - 3:38 - - 3:38 -

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
-1.7° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 170).
Tulloch Bridge
20 km ENE
237m alt.
2 hours ago
0.9° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 320).
45 km
Oban Airport
44 km S
6m alt.
3 hours ago
5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the E
(13 kph at 100).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
SHIP954
49 km SSW
3m alt.
4 hours ago
5.6° C
Glen Ogle
61 km SE
564m alt.
2 hours ago
1.5° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 140).

* 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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