Below, we take a look at the Ryder Cup weather forecast for the 40th matches at Gleneagles

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Below, we take a look at the Ryder Cup weather forecast for the 40th matches at Gleneagles.

In general, it looks to pretty mild, with temperatures around the 15-degree mark and rain only forecast for a couple of hours over the three days.

Still, we all know how changeable the conditions can be in Scotland, and you have to feel the Europeans would be more adept at dealing with inclement weather.

That said, the likes of Rickie Fowler and Zach Johnson have impressed in tough conditions in the past, and we mustn’t forget that Americans often experience cool, heavy weather during the PGA Tour’s West Coast swing.

Here’s the Ryder Cup weather forecast (BBC weather, as of Sep 26th):

Friday am:

Mostly sunny with spells of cloud
Temperatures averaging 13 degrees
Wind strength between 17-19 mph

Friday pm:

Uninterrupted sunshine from 1pm – 6pm
Highs of 14 degrees
Wind strength average: 18 mph

Saturday am:

Sunny for most of the morning
Highs of 13 degrees
Wind strength from 10-13 mph

Saturday pm:

Light cloud with occasional patches of sun
More than 80% humidity
Highs of 13 degrees
Win speed between 11-13 mph

Sunday am:

Cloudy, 92% humidity
Highs of 14 degrees
Maximum wind speed 10mph
No sun forecast

Sunday pm:

No sun forecast
Cloudy intervals
Highs of 16 degrees
Wind speed 12 mph