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The Lecht Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for The Lecht at 640 m altitude issued: 6 am19 Oct 2017 (local time)
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The Lecht Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 The Lecht Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 32.0mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very mild (max 10°C on Fri morning, min 6°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 4-6 The Lecht Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 15.0mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Mon afternoon, min 5°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sun night, strong winds from the SW by Mon night).
Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21Sunday 22Monday 23Tuesday 24
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
rain showers
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
partly cloudy
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
15 SSE15
10 NNW10
5 SW5
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
25 SE25
10 NNE10
35 NW35
35 NW35
10 WSW10
25 SW25
35 SSW35
30 SW30
40 SW40
25 SW25
25 WSW25
Summary
light rain
light rain
mod. rain
light rain
rain shwrs
mod. rain
light rain
light rain
mod. rain
light rain
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
light rain
light rain
rain shwrs
clear
some clouds
clear
Snow map
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
129217226121524---
max°C
Max °C
9981010877677810121210105
min°C
Min °C
88888676666591110975
chill°C
WChill°C
445761234121676531
Humid.%959194989156959499949178848794897074
Freezing level (m)250023002450250026502900170017001750165018002400280032503000285023001950
The Lecht freezing level scale
snowy slopeThe Lecht freezing level
Sunrise7:54--7:56--7:58--8:00--8:03--8:04--
Sunset-6:00--5:58--5:54--5:52--5:50--5:47-

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The above table gives the weather forecast for The Lecht at the specific elevation of 640 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of The Lecht. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of United Kingdom.

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Visitor Reviews of The Lecht

Matt from United Kingdom writes:

We visited the Lecht on the 6th Feb 2013. This was our first time Snowboarding in Scotland.

We arrived late because the road from Tomintoul was blocked by 3 cars that could not get up the snow covered road - we hadn't expected this as the Lecht website had earlier said the roads were fine, they were anything but. No one was offered any assistance from the Lecht staff in their tractor and we eventually freed the cars ourselves.

On arrival we hired our gear and were rather disappointed with the quality, the boots had certainly seen some hard times, were looking very ragged and didn't even lace up properly.

Once on the slopes we were further shocked, the snow condition report on their site that morning said:

"Main runs complete good cover of new snow, some icy patches. Ample areas for beginners.There is good snow cover across the whole ski area."

In reality, all of the green runs were solid sheet ice that you could not snowboard safely on. The blue runs were considerably more difficult and as we are relativly inexperienced they were beyond our skill level. There is no good learner snow here, the green runs have no gradient and are only a few tens of metres long before they flatten out completely. There are no intermediate runs for beginners.

Several other things that we were not impressed by:

* No obvious signposting of runs or routes and no one around to help you out.
* No maps of piste outside to let you work out where to go.
* Car park snow clearance poor - massive drifts in the car park and no help getting out, a group of us had to get together to help each other out of the car park.
* No information on road conditions posted anywhere and no staff who knew what was going on.

We will not be going here again, ever; I strongly recommend you do not either. In contrast, the next day (today), we went to Cairngorm mountain and had a fantastic day on some great snow with good pistes and friendly, helpful staff.

I hope this report prevents somebody else from wasting their time and money at the Lecht - go somewhere else instead!

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