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Weather forecast forAlta (Finnmark)

Updated at 16:31. Next update around 0:00.

OBS-forecast warning for Nord-Troms og Kyst- og fjordstrøkene i Finnmark: Fra lørdag kveld til søndag kveld ventes vanskelige kjøreforhold på fjellovergangene i området mellom Lyngsalpan og Tanafjorden på grunn av snø og sterk vind.

*Melding om økt overvåkning for Troms aust for Lyngsalpan og Kyst- og fjordstrøkene i Finnmark: Søndag ventes det mye nedbør i kyst- og fjordstrøkene mellom Lyngsalpan og Tanafjorden, med nedbørsmengder lokalt på 40-70 mm på 24 timer.

Today, Friday 22/05/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
19:00–00:00 Rain 11° 0.3 – 1.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southLight breeze, 3 m/s from south
Tomorrow, Saturday 23/05/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Heavy rain 9.0 – 13.8 mm Light air, 1 m/s from northLight air, 1 m/s from north
06:00–12:00 Rain 1.8 – 3.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
12:00–18:00 Rain 1.9 – 3.5 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southeastLight air, 1 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00 Rain 1.2 – 3.0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest
Sunday, 24/05/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Heavy rain 3.7 – 8.5 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00 Heavy rain 4.5 – 13.0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Heavy rain 2.7 – 9.5 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00 Rain 1.6 – 6.4 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Alta Airport observation site, 3 m. 3.4 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
13.6° VindpilModerate breeze, 5.7 m/s from south-southwest Alta Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 17 kl 17
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
7.3° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.3 m/s from south-southeast Øksfjord (Dealljá): Temperature last 30 days
kl 17 kl 17
More statistics for Øksfjord (Dealljá) observation site
Suolovuopmi observation site, 381 m. 44.5 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
9.7° VindpilGentle breeze, 3.9 m/s from south Suolovuopmi: Temperature last 30 days
kl 17 kl 17
More statistics for Suolovuopmi observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
22.05
Thu
21.05
Wed
20.05
Tue
19.05
Mon
18.05
Sun
17.05
Sat
16.05
Fri
15.05
Sopnesbukta 0.9 3.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.3
Suolovuopmi 0.0 1.7 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 6.9
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Alta area

Next update: ca 22.5. 16:00

Today, 22.5.

Danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 23.5.

Danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Friday

Finnmark: Sørlig og sørøstlig bris, frisk bris utsatte steder. Tilskyende og etterhvert regn i vestlige områder.

Saturday

Vest-Finnmark med Vidda: Skiftende bris, vestlig opptil frisk bris på kysten. Om ettermiddagen økning til nordvestlig periodevis stiv kuling i kyst- og fjordstrøkene, om kvelden kan hende sterk kuling. Regn, snø over 200-600 m, lavest om kvelden.

Sunday

Finnmark: I Vest-Finnmark nordvestlig periodevis sterk kuling utsatte steder, om kvelden liten kuling. Regn, snø over 100-400 m. Store nedbørmengder i kyst- og fjordstrøkene. Aust for Tanafjorden sørvestlig stiv kuling utsatte steder, dreiende nordvestlig om kvelden. Litt regn av og til.

Sun and moon, 22/05/2015
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. Moonrise 06:12
Moonset 01:35

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 94 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 5 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 1 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 1 degrees wrong

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

94%
5%
1%

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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)