Cairngorm weather

Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

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Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Fri morning, min 0°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Wed night, gales from the W by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 6mm) on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Fri night, calm by Mon afternoon).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light snow
Wind km/h
50 W50
40 W40
35 WSW35
30 W30
40 SW40
65 WSW65
45 W45
50 WSW50
60 SW60
65 SW65
60 WSW60
60 WNW60
15 W15
20 SSE20
45 WSW45
40 WSW40
25 SSE25
0 SW0
some clouds some clouds light rain some clouds rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs light rain some clouds some clouds light rain light rain some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds light rain light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - 1 - 2 4 1 1 - - 2 1 - 2 - - 1 -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - 2
High °C
1 1 3 4 5 5 4 8 7 5 4 3 1 3 4 3 3 2
Low °C
0 0 2 2 3 3 1 6 6 3 3 1 -1 1 3 3 2 1
Chill °C
-6 -6 -4 -2 -2 -2 -2 2 1 -2 -4 -5 -3 -3 -3 -4 -2 2
Freezing level m
500 450 900 900 1150 1250 700 1850 1650 950 1050 950 400 600 1150 1100 1100 750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 8:19 - - 8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:14 - - 8:11 - - 8:10 -
Sunset
- - 4:35 - - 4:37 - - 4:38 - - 4:42 - - 4:44 - - 4:45

Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Cairngorm is: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Fri morning, min 0°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Wed night, gales from the W by Thu afternoon).

Cairngorm Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 6mm) on Sun morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Fri night, calm by Mon afternoon).

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.
3 hours ago
-4.4° C
No report.
Wind obs. (87 kph from 270 degs) was rejected
.
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
3 hours ago
2.1° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).
19 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
3 hours ago
-2.5° C
No report.
67
Gales from the W
(67 kph at 270).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
2 hours ago
3.5° C
No report.
28
Moderate winds from the W
(28 kph at 270).
25 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 220).
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.

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