Ben Nevis weather

Ben Nevis
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

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Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Mon night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Mon night, min 5°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), mostly on Thu night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Thu night, min 0°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri morning, gales from the WSW by Sat night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
moderate rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
25 SW25
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 W15
10 WSW10
10 SW10
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
20 SW20
25 SW25
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
50 SW50
55 WSW55
65 WSW65
cloudy light rain light rain light rain light rain light rain cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy mod. rain some clouds some clouds light rain light rain mod. rain light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- 4 3 2 3 2 - - - - 6 - - 3 3 8 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 1
High °C
5 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 4 5 2 2 3 3 5 1 0
Low °C
5 5 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 3 3 0 0
Chill °C
1 4 4 4 5 5 5 3 1 0 0 -1 -1 -2 -3 -1 -7 -9
Freezing level m
3200 2700 2200 2350 2200 2100 2650 1400 1250 1150 1450 750 750 900 950 1300 650 550
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mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:37 - - 8:36 - - 8:34 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:30
Sunset
4:22 - - 4:23 - - 4:27 - - 4:29 - - 4:30 - - 4:32 - -

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ben Nevis is: Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Mon nightMild temperatures (max 7°C on Mon night, min 5°C on Mon afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Ben Nevis Weather (Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), mostly on Thu night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sat nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Thu night, min 0°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri morning, gales from the WSW by Sat night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Ben Nevis at the specific elevation of 500 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
Invernes / alcross Airport
99 km NE
9m alt.
50 minutes ago
10° C
clear
-
33
Fresh winds from the SW
(33 kph at 220).
Glasgow Bishopton
104 km SSE
59m alt.
3 hours ago
7.1° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 140).
45 km
SHIP870
108 km NNE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Glasgow Airport
110 km SSE
8m alt.
50 minutes ago
8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
17
Light winds from the WSW
(17 kph at 240).
Low: overcast
Portree
114 km WNW
67m alt.
3 hours ago
9° C
Dry
24
Moderate winds from the SW
(24 kph at 228).

* 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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