Cairngorm weather
– Lat/Long: 57.12° N 3.63° W

Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

Issued: 5pm Thu 29 Oct Local Time
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Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Very mild (max 11°C on Thu night, min 3°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 5mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Sun afternoon, min 1°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Tue morning).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
light rain
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
25 SSE25
50 SW50
45 W45
25 WSW25
10 SSE10
40 S40
35 SW35
40 WSW40
45 SSE45
85 SW85
75 WSW75
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
30 SW30
5 SSE5
10 NNW10
20 W20
15 N15
light rain light rain some clouds some clouds rain shwrs mod. rain light rain some clouds light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs clear cloudy some clouds light rain some clouds snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
4 1 - - 1 7 4 - 4 2 1 - - - 2 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
High °C
8 11 5 5 6 10 7 3 6 4 3 4 3 2 3 3 2 3
Low °C
6 6 4 4 3 9 5 3 4 4 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2
Chill °C
4 7 -1 1 1 6 2 -3 1 -4 -6 -2 -3 -4 1 0 -2 -1
Freezing level m
2250 3150 1050 1150 1300 2350 1600 1000 1150 1000 850 850 900 700 900 1050 750 750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
68-1-1462-11-1-2-2-3-1-2-1-2-281155610736434323323
Sunrise
- - 7:22 - - 7:24 - - 7:26 - - 7:28 - - 7:31 - - 7:33
Sunset
4:34 - - 4:31 - - 4:30 - - 4:27 - - 4:24 - - 4:22 - -

Cairngorm Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Cairngorm is: Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Sat morningVery mild (max 11°C on Thu night, min 3°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

Cairngorm Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 5mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue nightTemperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Sun afternoon, min 1°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Tue morning).

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
CairngormMtns(aut)
1 km SSE
1245m alt.
52 minutes ago
6.7° C
-
76
Severe gales from the SSW
(76 kph at 210).
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
52 minutes ago
11.8° C
rain showers
Moderate to heavy rain showers.
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).
5.0 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
52 minutes ago
7.7° C
-
48
Strong winds from the SSW
(48 kph at 200).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
52 minutes ago
12.4° C
-
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 150).
50 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).

* 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.

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