Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed morning, min 0°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSE on Wed morning, near gales from the SSE by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 18mm) heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon night, min 0°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun morning, severe gales from the SSE by Mon night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
Wind km/h
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
55 SSE55
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
60 SSE60
75 SSE75
65 SSE65
20 SW20
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
30 SSE30
80 SSE80
cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - 5 - - - - - 10
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - -
High °C
4 4 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 6
Low °C
4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 2
Chill °C
-1 -2 -4 -7 -7 -6 -7 -8 -8 -9 -7 -5 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -1
Freezing level m
1350 1150 700 650 700 600 550 600 500 400 600 1000 850 800 900 950 900 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
10-1-4-3-2-3-3-3-5-2-1-2-2-1-1-12443111100023222226
Sunrise
8:44 - - 8:45 - - 8:45 - - 8:47 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - -
Sunset
- 3:32 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Cairngorm at the specific elevation of 500 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
-1.8° C
No report.
Wind obs. (96 kph from 150 degs) was rejected
.
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
1 hour ago
6.7° C
-
11
Light winds from the ESE
(11 kph at 120).
50 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.1° C
-
65
Gales from the SE
(65 kph at 150).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
1 hour ago
6.5° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the ESE
(20 kph at 120).
43 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 1).
Low: 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.