Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

Drizzle at first, then turning colder with dusting of snow on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue night, min -3°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the S on Tue night, stormy winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ben Nevis Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri night, min -4°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the S on Fri night, light winds from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
55 S55
50 SSE50
70 SSE70
75 SSE75
90 SSE90
80 SSE80
65 SSE65
70 SSE70
70 SSE70
90 S90
65 S65
35 SSE35
25 W25
45 W45
50 SW50
40 SW40
20 SW20
10 SSW10
light snow clear some clouds light snow some clouds clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - - 2 - - - - - 5 1 8 4 - 1 - - -
High °C
2 1 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1 1 0 0 -1 -4 -4 -4 -2 -2
Low °C
1 1 -1 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 0 -1 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2
Chill °C
-6 -7 -8 -9 -13 -13 -12 -12 -11 -9 -9 -7 -7 -13 -14 -14 -7 -6
Freezing level m
1750 1650 1550 1100 750 900 550 450 900 1550 1400 1250 950 650 700 700 600 850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
2110-2-2-2-2-1100-1-4-4-4-2-2554422111222211111
Sunrise
- 8:47 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - - 8:49 - - 8:51 - - 8:52 -
Sunset
- - 3:38 - - 3:38 - - 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.
1 hour ago
1.1° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 170).
Tulloch Bridge
20 km ENE
237m alt.
1 hour ago
7.3° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 140).
50 km
SHIP2985
54 km SSW
3m alt.
2 hours ago
8.8° C
GlenOgle
61 km SE
564m alt.
1 hour ago
3.5° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the SSE
(35 kph at 140).
Kilchoan
68 km WSW
10m alt.
3 hours ago
4.0° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the SSE
(31 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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