Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 3mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue morning, min -2°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSE on Tue morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Turning milder with moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sun night, min -2°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
rain showers
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
110 SSE110
70 SSW70
50 SSW50
60 SSW60
65 S65
40 SSE40
35 SW35
45 WSW45
35 SW35
40 SE40
10 SW10
50 W50
45 WSW45
85 WSW85
75 W75
55 W55
30 WSW30
45 SSW45
rain shwrs light snow some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds light snow light snow some clouds cloudy snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10
Snow
Snow cm
- 4 - - - - - - - 1 3 - - 2 - - 1 3
High °C
2 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 0 0 4
Low °C
2 0 -1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 0 0
Chill °C
-8 -8 -8 -12 -12 -11 -8 -9 -7 -8 -4 -10 -9 -11 -12 -7 -7 0
Freezing level m
1750 1350 1150 900 900 950 1000 950 1150 900 1050 1000 1000 1050 1000 1000 1250 1700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
210-2-2-2-1-10-1-1-1-1-1-2004764333333333343446
Sunrise
8:48 - - 8:49 - - 8:51 - - 8:51 - - 8:52 - - 8:52 - -
Sunset
- 3:32 - - 3:32 - - 3:32 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 -

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
Cairngorm Mtns(aut)
1 km SSE
1245m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.3° C
No report.
65
Gales from the S
(65 kph at 190).
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
2 hours ago
7.3° C
moderate rain
Rain and snow or hail.
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 220).
50 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
2 hours ago
1.3° C
-
46
Strong winds from the S
(46 kph at 190).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
2 hours ago
7.7° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 310).
30 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
2 hours ago
9° C
clear
-
24
Moderate winds from the SSW
(24 kph at 200).
Low: few

* 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.