Cairngorm weather

Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

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Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

Mild at first with light rain (total 8mm) on Tue morning followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -6°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Tue morning, moderate winds from the SSE by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri morning, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri morning, stormy winds from the SW by Sun night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
moderate rain
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
105 SSW105
75 WSW75
90 WSW90
75 SW75
85 WSW85
75 W75
50 SSW50
30 SSE30
40 E40
15 ESE15
15 SSW15
35 SSE35
35 W35
55 SW55
85 SW85
60 SW60
60 SW60
75 SW75
mod. rain light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow cloudy light snow light snow cloudy mod. snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 5 1 2 - 1 1 - 5 1 - 6 1 1 1 - - -
High °C
5 0 -4 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4 -2 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -4
Low °C
4 -4 -5 -5 -6 -6 -5 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -5
Chill °C
-4 -9 -16 -17 -17 -15 -12 -11 -10 -9 -8 -11 -12 -14 -17 -16 -16 -15
Freezing level m
2100 1350 550 500 500 350 450 600 800 800 750 650 550 500 400 200 450 600
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
50-4-5-5-5-4-4-2-3-3-3-4-4-5-5-5-495100-110222100-1-101
Sunrise
8:41 - - 8:41 - - 8:44 - - 8:45 - - 8:45 - - 8:47 - -
Sunset
- 3:32 - - 3:32 - - 3:32 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 -

Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Cairngorm is: Mild at first with light rain (total 8mm) on Tue morning followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -6°C on Wed afternoon)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Tue morning, moderate winds from the SSE by Thu afternoon).

Cairngorm Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri morning, min -6°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri morning, stormy winds from the SW by Sun night).

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.
1 hour ago
3.6° C
No report.
Wind obs. (113 kph from 200 degs) was rejected
.
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
1 hour ago
10.1° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
22
Moderate winds from the SW
(22 kph at 220).
33 km
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
1 hour ago
9.1° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 180).
24 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
light rain
Light rain .
20
Moderate winds from the SSW
(20 kph at 200).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Cushnie
51 km E
320m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the ESE
(6 kph at 112).

* 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.

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