Ben Nevis weather

Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

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Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Becoming milder with moderate rain (total 10mm) on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -5°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed morning, extremely windy from the SW by Thu morning).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun night, min -7°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sat night, stormy winds from the W by Mon night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
rain showers
light rain
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
60 W60
65 W65
65 W65
75 SW75
105 W105
70 W70
80 WSW80
85 SW85
90 SW90
80 W80
40 NNW40
15 WSW15
45 SSW45
80 WSW80
55 SW55
40 SE40
50 SW50
85 WNW85
snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow light snow rain shwrs light rain light snow mod. snow light snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - 5 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 8 2 5 1 - - 2 8 3 - - 3 2 - 3 3 5
High °C
-4 -1 0 1 -1 3 3 2 -1 -1 -3 -3 -1 -2 0 -2 -2 -3
Low °C
-5 -2 -2 0 -1 -3 2 -1 -2 -1 -6 -6 -1 -3 -3 -3 -2 -7
Chill °C
-13 -11 -9 -10 -12 -5 -6 -7 -11 -11 -11 -9 -9 -13 -9 -9 -11 -15
Freezing level m
350 950 1250 1400 1250 700 1800 1600 1050 1150 900 500 850 1100 1200 800 950 700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-4-101-1332-1-1-3-3-1-20-2-2-3045555764531244242
Sunrise
8:23 - - 8:22 - - 8:19 - - 8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:14 - -
Sunset
- 4:42 - - 4:44 - - 4:45 - - 4:47 - - 4:51 - - 4:52 -

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ben Nevis is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Becoming milder with moderate rain (total 10mm) on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -5°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed morning, extremely windy from the SW by Thu morning).

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun night, min -7°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sat night, stormy winds from the W by Mon night).

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.
3 hours ago
0.4° C
No report.
Wind obs. (80 kph from 240 degs) was rejected
.
Tulloch Bridge
20 km ENE
237m alt.
3 hours ago
7.2° C
rain showers
Moderate to heavy rain showers.
28
Moderate winds from the SW
(28 kph at 230).
14 km
SHIP2064
54 km SSW
3m alt.
3 hours ago
9.1° C
Munlochy
95 km NNE
18m alt.
2 hours ago
3° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 350).
Invernes / alcross Airport
99 km NE
9m alt.
56 minutes ago
3° C
light rain
Light rain .
9
Light winds from the SW
(9 kph at 230).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken

* 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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