Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very mild (max 10°C on Wed morning, min 1°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WNW on Mon night, strong winds from the WSW by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Thu night followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu night, min -7°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the N on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NE by Sun night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
Wind km/h
105 WNW105
95 WNW95
85 WNW85
75 NW75
65 WNW65
65 WNW65
70 WNW70
55 WNW55
50 WSW50
60 WNW60
70 N70
75 N75
70 NNW70
70 NNW70
70 N70
60 NNE60
45 N45
35 N35
rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear
Rain
Rain mm
1 2 1 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 2 3 2 1 3 4 4 1 -
High °C
8 8 9 8 10 6 5 4 2 2 -3 -5 -6 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5
Low °C
4 8 8 6 10 6 5 4 1 -4 -4 -6 -7 -5 -4 -5 -5 -5
Chill °C
1 1 3 1 5 -1 -2 -3 -5 -6 -13 -17 -18 -15 -15 -15 -15 -13
Freezing level m
3100 3000 3300 3600 3700 3700 3300 2400 1800 1100 800 600 300 600 750 650 600 650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
88981065422-3-5-6-4-4-4-5-5121213121091098721-122111
Sunrise
- 8:03 - - 8:06 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 -
Sunset
- - 5:52 - - 5:49 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:39

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Cairngorm at the specific elevation of 1234 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Cairngorm. 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
CairngormMtns(aut)
1 km SSE
1245m alt.
1 hour ago
4.5° C
-
133
Extremely windy from the W
(133 kph at 280).
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
1 hour ago
10.8° C
rain showers
Moderate to heavy rain showers.
13
Light winds from the SSW
(13 kph at 210).
35 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
1 hour ago
5.9° C
-
91
Stormy winds from the W
(91 kph at 280).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
1 hour ago
13.1° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the W
(30 kph at 270).
45 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
light rain
Drizzle
56
Near gales from the WSW
(56 kph at 250).
Low: few
Mid: scattered

* 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 Cairngorm and within an acceptable time window.