Cairngorm
Weather Forecast, United Kingdom

 

Days 0-3 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 17mm) heaviest on Thu afternoon, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu night. Very mild (max 13°C on Tue morning, min 2°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Tue morning, fresh winds from the W by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Cairngorm Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 2mm) on Fri morning Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri morning, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
snow showers
rain showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
60 WNW60
60 WNW60
50 WNW50
40 WNW40
40 WNW40
45 W45
35 WNW35
30 W30
35 WNW35
45 NNW45
45 N45
40 NNW40
40 NNW40
40 N40
25 N25
15 NNW15
0 WNW0
20 SSE20
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain mod. rain snow shwrs rain shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - 1 8 8 1 1 - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 2 - 1 - - 2 2 - - -
High °C
13 13 13 10 9 10 9 8 5 2 2 -1 1 2 1 1 1 0
Low °C
12 13 10 10 8 9 8 8 2 1 1 -1 -1 1 -2 -1 0 -1
Chill °C
9 9 9 6 5 6 5 4 0 -5 -5 -8 -6 -5 -5 -2 1 -7
Freezing level m
3250 3150 3650 3650 3700 3300 2050 1850 850 700 800 400 400 750 550 400 650 350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
89997544-1-4-3-6-5-4-4-4-5-31313131091098522-1121110
Sunrise
8:03 - - 8:06 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - -
Sunset
- 5:52 - - 5:49 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:39 -

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
CairngormMtns(aut)
1 km SSE
1245m alt.
50 minutes ago
6.9° C
-
Wind obs. (126 kph from 290 degs) was rejected
.
Aviemore
15 km WNW
220m alt.
50 minutes ago
12.3° C
-
15
Light winds from the SSW
(15 kph at 210).
60 km
Cairnwell
30 km SSE
935m alt.
50 minutes ago
7.6° C
-
81
Severe gales from the WNW
(81 kph at 290).
Aboyne
49 km E
140m alt.
50 minutes ago
15.7° C
-
39
Strong winds from the WNW
(39 kph at 290).
50 km
Invernes / alcross Airport
51 km NW
9m alt.
1 hour ago
14° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
33
Fresh winds from the WSW
(33 kph at 250).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken

* 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.