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Weather statistics for Skarsvåg, Nordkapp (Finnmark)

  1. Warning sign

    Expected: Strong winds (Kyst- and fjordstroekene i Vest-Finnmark)

    From Thursday evening southeast severe gale force 9 with locally strong gusts 25-35 m/s. The wind is decreasing Friday evening.


    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 06:00
      Wind increases
    2. Friday November 24, 2017 09:00
      Wind wanes

    It may be dangerous to travel in the mountains. Strong wind gusts and falling trees may cause local power outages and closed roads. Expect minor delays. Loose items may be taken by the wind. Secure loose items. Be careful when traveling outdoors. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

Honningsvåg Airport observation station

The station is located in Nordkapp municipality, 14 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 12.7 km away from Skarsvåg. The station was established in July 1977. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was 1.7 °C, 1.2 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 5.8 °C (3 November), and the lowest was -4.0 °C (20 November). Highest wind speed was 20.0 m/s (3 November).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 22.9 °C (10. Jul. 2017) and the lowest -11.6 °C (4. Jan. 2017).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from eklima.met.no.

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
Oct 2017 4.7°C 12.8°C Oct 1 -0.1°C Oct 30 5.9 m/s 16.3 m/s Oct 2
Sep 2017 8.8°C 15.5°C Sep 5 4.6°C Sep 21 5.9 m/s 15.8 m/s Sep 14
Aug 2017 10.3°C 18.1°C Aug 2 5.9°C Aug 23 4.6 m/s 17.5 m/s Aug 15
Jul 2017 10.5°C 22.9°C Jul 10 5.6°C Jul 7 4.1 m/s 12.9 m/s Jul 8
Jun 2017 7.0°C 13.9°C Jun 29 3.6°C Jun 23 4.8 m/s 12.4 m/s Jun 25
May 2017 2.5°C 8.9°C May 17 -4.1°C May 7 6.1 m/s 21.5 m/s May 4
Apr 2017 -0.2°C 7.6°C Apr 29 -6.7°C Apr 10 5.1 m/s 27.7 m/s Apr 1
Mar 2017 -1.0°C 5.0°C Mar 16 -7.0°C Mar 1 8.1 m/s 20.2 m/s Mar 12
Feb 2017 -1.1°C 5.4°C Feb 12 -7.7°C Feb 24 7.5 m/s 22.9 m/s Feb 13
Jan 2017 0.4°C 6.8°C Jan 27 -11.6°C Jan 4 9.7 m/s 24.3 m/s Jan 28
Dec 2016 -0.4°C 8.5°C Dec 20 -8.0°C Dec 5 7.6 m/s 23.5 m/s Dec 9
Nov 2016 0.8°C 5.4°C Nov 15 -4.7°C Nov 26 6.1 m/s 19.7 m/s Nov 14
Oct 2016 5.8°C 11.2°C Oct 5 0.6°C Oct 18 6.5 m/s 16.6 m/s Oct 5