Welcome to the Highpoint weather page. Below, you’ll find the best links to the most important weather information for anyone visiting the mountains.
During the winter, you’ll also find a Lake District Fells conditions report on the home page, in which snow and mountain conditions are updated regularly.
The best weather site in my opinion with links to just about everything to do with the weather – some of it very technical and some not
The BBC rainfall radar page, with recent and current rainfall shown, along with a prediction for the next couple of days.
Meteox page – detailed rainfall radar with 15 minute updates, last three hours actual and next three hours predicted rainfall.
If you like weather charts, this one is for Britain and western europe 24 hours ahead.
96 hours ahead
A set of forecast charts for the next 8 days – very useful for looking at weather trends it is in German, but some trial and error will pay dividends.
Severe Weather Warnings – Met Office
DETAILED MOUNTAIN FORECASTS
Mountain Weather Information Service – excellent site divided into mountain areas – recommended:
Met Office reports for East and West Highlands, Lakes, Snowdonia and Brecons:
Snow Forecast – good 12 hour plots of temperature, wind, temperature and anticipated snowfall:
Scottish Weather Information and lots of useful links:
Scottish Avalanche Information Service – excellent site:
Cairngorm Ski Area:
Glencoe Ski Area:
Glencoe from Kingshouse:
Wasdale, Lake District: