Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue night, near gales from the NNW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Very mild (max 11°C on Sun morning, min 5°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Mon morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
heavy rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 S20
25 NNW25
35 W35
50 NW50
55 NW55
60 NW60
50 NNW50
35 NNW35
25 WNW25
25 NW25
30 NW30
25 NW25
20 WSW20
20 W20
15 W15
15 SW15
40 WSW40
30 W30
heavy rain light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds rain shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
14 1 - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
5 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 7 8 10 11 11 11 10 11
Low °C
3 2 1 0 0 3 2 5 6 5 6 7 8 11 11 10 10 11
Chill °C
1 -3 -3 -7 -6 -5 -2 0 2 2 3 4 7 9 9 10 6 8
Freezing level m
2500 1650 1600 1200 1300 1550 2100 2450 2350 2700 3050 2950 3600 3900 4100 4100 3800 3750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
52312345667810111111101188968107121391214121718141717
Sunrise
- 4:18 - - 4:18 - - 4:18 - - 4:18 - - 4:18 - - 4:18 -
Sunset
- - 10:13 - - 10:13 - - 10:14 - - 10:14 - - 10:14 - - 10:14

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 Mountain
1 km SSE
1245m alt.
2 hours ago
1.3° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SSE
(24 kph at 130).
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
2 hours ago
7.7° C
moderate rain
Intermittent moderate rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 350).
31 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
2 hours ago
3.6° C
-
13
Light winds from the ESE
(13 kph at 120).
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
2 hours ago
n/a° C
light rain
Drizzle
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
SHIP9261
58 km NW
3m alt.
3 hours ago

* 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.