Weather forecast forAlta (Finnmark)

Updated at 3:25. Next update around 11:00.

OBS-forecast warning for Finnmark: Fra torsdag kveld er det fare for nord og nordvest full storm og kan hende sterk storm vest for Nordkapp. Det ventes også sterk vind på Vidda. Vindkast på 30-35 m/s. Vinden vil trolig være sterkest torsdag kveld og natt til fredag, først i vest. Med vinden følger også snø og snøfokk og svært vanskelige kjøreforhold. Vinden ventes å minke fredag ettermiddag.

Today, Friday 09/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
07:00–12:00 Snow showers -4° 0.3 – 0.9 mm Gale, 19 m/s from north-northwestGale, 19 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00 Light snow showers -2° 0.4 – 1.5 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from north-northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00 Light snow showers -2° 0.2 – 1.6 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from northNear gale, 16 m/s from north
Tomorrow, Saturday 10/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Snow -1° 0.9 – 3.6 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from north-northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from north-northwest
06:00–12:00 Snow -2° 0.4 – 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Light snow showers -2° 0.2 – 1.2 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -3° 0 – 0.5 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
Sunday, 11/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy -3° 0 – 0.4 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -5° 0 – 1.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00 Light snow -6° 0.3 – 1.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from southeast
19:00–01:00 Snow showers -6° 1.7 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southeastLight air, 1 m/s from southeast
Observations from the closest weather stations
Alta Airport observation site, 3 m. 3.4 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-4.1° VindpilNear gale, 16.4 m/s from north-northwest Alta Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Alta Airport observation site
Øksfjord (Dealljá) observation site, 560 m. 41.9 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-8.8° VindpilStrong gale, 21.7 m/s from northwest Øksfjord (Dealljá): Temperature last 30 days
kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Øksfjord (Dealljá) observation site
Suolovuopmi observation site, 381 m. 44.5 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-7.5° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.8 m/s from northwest Suolovuopmi: Temperature last 30 days
kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Suolovuopmi observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
09.12
Thu
08.12
Wed
07.12
Tue
06.12
Mon
05.12
Sun
04.12
Sat
03.12
Fri
02.12
Alta Airport 1.4 1.6 0.0 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.0
Sopnesbukta 1.3 10.9 0.0 2.4 0.0 1.1 1.5
Suolovuopmi 0.0 1.4 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Vest-Finnmark area

Next update: ca 9.12. 16:00

Today, 9.12.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 10.12.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Friday

Finnmark Nordlig sterk kuling, først på dagen perioder med full storm i øst. Snøbyger.

Saturday

Finnmark Nordlig liten kuling utsatte steder, periodevis opp i sterk kuling 20. Snøbyger.

Sunday

Troms og Finnmark Nordlig frisk bris utsatte steder. Tidlig på dagen nordøst stiv og kan hende sterk kuling i Finnmark. Snøbyger, vesentlig i ytre strøk.

Sun and moon, 09/12/2016
Sun Moon
Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. Moonrise 12:40
Moonset 00:54

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

76 percent of the temperature forecasts have been very good or good the last three days.

During the last three days have:

  • 60 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 16 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 24 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 2 degrees wrong

The temperature forecasts have been compared with observations from Alta Airport observation site.

60%
16%
24%

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Latitude/longitude: 69°58′07″N 23°16′17″E
Decimal coordinates: 69.9689 23.2716

Altitude: ca. 60 m.a.s.l. (approximate)

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Alta (norwegian, accepted by the municipality in 1972), Alattio (*[nob:punkt/stadnamninfo:språk_KV], authorized by the municipality in 2006), Áltá (northern sami, authorized by the municipality in 2005).
Read more about Alta at the Mapping Authority.

Category: City - large town
Municipality: Alta, Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 314269 (312957)