Weather forecast forAlta (Finnmark)

Updated at 10:48. Next update around 17:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Pågår: Monday polar low (Troms og Kyst- og Fjordstrøkene i Vest-Finnmark)

    Monday forenoon a polar low is located at Tromsoeflaket. Strongest wind in SW/W sector with severe gale force 9 or storm force 10. The low moves southeast, and is expected to reach the coast near the border between Troms and Finnmark Monday afternoon.

    Tidslinje

    1. Monday February 20, 2017 0:01:00
      Faren øker
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Sudden changes of wind speed and direction. Snow, blowing snow and difficult driving conditions. Locally increased risk of avalanches. Minor traffic disruptions.

Today, Monday 20/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
15:00–18:00 Snow -8° 1.2 – 2.3 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00 Light snow -7° 0.2 – 1.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
Tomorrow, Tuesday 21/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Snow -6° 1.1 – 3.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Snow -4° 0.9 – 2.6 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00 Light snow -4° 0.2 – 1.0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southeastLight air, 1 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy -6° 0 – 0.8 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from southwest
Wednesday, 22/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy -7° 0 – 0.2 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -10° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from east-southeastLight air, 1 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Cloudy -8° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00 Snow -13° 0.7 – 1.3 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east-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
-8.6° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.2 m/s from south-southeast Alta Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
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
-8.0° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from south Øksfjord (Dealljá): Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Øksfjord (Dealljá) observation site
Suolovuopmi observation site, 381 m. 44.5 km from Alta
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-13.9° VindpilLight breeze, 1.8 m/s from southeast Suolovuopmi: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Suolovuopmi observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Mon
20.02
Sun
19.02
Sat
18.02
Fri
17.02
Thu
16.02
Wed
15.02
Tue
14.02
Mon
13.02
Alta Airport 0.0 1.1 6.9 0.8 0.5 1.7 8.5 2.7
Sopnesbukta 0.1 2.3 13.1 5.2 0.2 2.2 23.2 16.0
Suolovuopmi 0.2 1.6 2.1 3.1 0.0 2.5 0.9 0.5
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 20/02/2017
Sun Moon
Sunrise 07:35 Moonrise 04:31
Sunset 15:46 Moonset 08:26

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 67 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 18 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 15 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.

67%
18%
15%

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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).

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