Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 16:29. Next update around 23:00.

Today, Wednesday 22/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
21:00–00:00 Cloudy -12° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northeast
Tomorrow, Thursday 23/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy -10° 0 – 0.2 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -11° 0 – 0.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northeast
12:00–18:00 Light snow -10° 0.4 – 1.0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from northFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north
18:00–00:00 Cloudy -10° 0 – 0.4 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwest
Friday, 24/02/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy -12° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from westLight breeze, 2 m/s from west
06:00–12:00 Fair -12° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -11° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
18:00–00:00 Fair -9° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Cloudy -11.6° VindpilStrong breeze, 12.3 m/s from north-northeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 19 kl 17 kl 17
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-11.6° VindpilModerate breeze, 5.7 m/s from northwest Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 20 kl 20
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
Sveagruva II observation site, 50 m. 43.5 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-12.0° VindpilStrong breeze, 11.5 m/s from north-northeast Sveagruva II: Temperature last 30 days
kl 20 kl 20
More statistics for Sveagruva II observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Wed
22.02
Tue
21.02
Mon
20.02
Sun
19.02
Sat
18.02
Fri
17.02
Thu
16.02
Wed
15.02
Svalbard Airport 0.4 4.6 2.9 1.0 0.0 0.2 1.6 2.5
Adventdalen 1.1 8.6 2.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5
Sveagruva II 0.1 15.0 4.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

 

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 21.2. 16:00

Today, 22.2.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 23.2.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 22/02/2017
Sun Moon
Sunrise 09:35 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 14:48

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 38 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 28 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 33 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 3 degrees wrong

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

38%
28%
33%

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Latitude/longitude: 78°13′20″N15°37′53″E
Decimal coordinates: 78.2222 15.6315

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Official name: Longyearbyen.
Read more about Longyearbyen at the Norwegian Polar Institute.

Category: Small town
Area: Svalbard, Norway
NP-ID: 21/8560
See it on: *TopoSvalbard.