Southeastern Highlands

The southern Highlands as far west as the Callander area and north to Ben Alder, Drumochter and summits near Glenshee ski-centre (summits within the historic county of Perthshire). Also Ochils and Angus hills.

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Viewing Forecast For

Southeastern Highlands
Monday 17th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

Summary for all mountain areas

Scotland: Northwesterly wind, with areas of rain on and off early morning. Will break up into clusters of showers, with afternoon downpours focused in the east. Drier for the west coast. England and Wales: Early patches of rain here and there. Breaking into showers, afternoon downpours Pennines. Drier west coast.

Headline for Southeastern Highlands

Chilly in the wind. Showers forming, risk downpours. Slow rise in cloud bases.

How windy? (On the Munros)

Northerly, 10 to 20mph, 25mph an highest tops.

Effect of the wind on you?

Fairly small, but marked wind chill.

How Wet?

Showers forming, risk afternoon downpours.

Likely dry to start the day, before showery bursts of rain develop. These mostly late morning and into afternoon, when risk of scattered downpours developing. Risk of lightning.

Cloud on the hills?

Hills often clearing afternoon

Covered in the morning down to 500m or so. Slow rise in bases through day to tops into the afternoon when there may be come breaks. These filling in though in spells of heavier rain.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

20% rising to 50%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Brief spells of sunshine toward Ben Lawers, elsewhere most likely only weak sunbeams through large areas of cloud. Visibility starting poor, improving.

How Cold? (at 900m)

6 to 9C. Feeling closer to freezing in the strongest breeze.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Viewing Forecast For

Southeastern Highlands
Tuesday 18th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the Munros)

Northwesterly 10 to 20mph. May ease later in the day.

Effect of the wind on you?

Blustery at times, with a considerable wind chill.

How Wet?

Showers developing, some heavy.

Mostly dry start to the day. From mid morning, clouds will bubble up, with scattered showers breaking out from late morning, some heavy. Local downpour.

Cloud on the hills?

Best breaks in south, covering tops often.

Given the northerly, cloud will be most frequent upper slopes in north 800-1100m. May lift to break off tops at times. Southern ranges, patches mainly in rain.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

60%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional sun, best in morning in south, and for west coast in the afternoon. Visibility good or very good, but poorer in showers.

How Cold? (at 900m)

5 to 8C, highest in the south in the afternoon. Feeling more like freezing in the breeze morning.

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Viewing Forecast For

Southeastern Highlands
Wednesday 19th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the Munros)

West to southwesterly 15mph at dawn, marked increase hour by hour to reach 25 to 40mph during the afternoon.

Effect of the wind on you?

Increasingly blustery, and then into the afternoon arduous, with buffeting becoming considerable.

How Wet?

Very likely dry

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly clear

Any early banks of cloud will disperse to leave the hills clear of cloud.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

80%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine through areas of high level cloud. Visibility mostly very good.

How Cold? (at 900m)

4C lifting to 9C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

Still cool through Tuesday with a northwesterly wind, continuing to bring clusters of showers, with some downpours well inland for Scotland and England. Drier for Wales.Higher pressure will then build in from the southwest Wednesday onwards, settling things down with a warmer feel. However, fronts and cooler conditions may still at times feed in from the Atlantic into Scotland.