Temperature Inversion

20th January 2017

It was a calm dry day with a temperature inversion. The temperature at sea level was around 6 degrees which was the same as the summit temperature but there was a cold layer at around 600 to 800 metres where the temperature was around zero.

The sun hitting Carn Mor Dearg above a layer of cloud.

Cloud sitting at the inversion layer – clear above and below.

Corrie na Ciste, Ben Nevis.

Number 3 Gully, Ben Nevis.

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