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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 11:38. Next update around 18:00.

Today, Sunday 26/06/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
16:00–18:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.4 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
Tomorrow, Monday 27/06/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Rain 0.7 – 1.7 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
06:00–12:00 Fog 0 – 0.6 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Fog 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest
Tuesday, 28/06/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from west-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from east-northeastLight air, 1 m/s from east-northeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 10° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southeastLight air, 1 m/s from south-southeast
20:00–02:00 Cloudy 10° 0 mm Light air, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight air, 2 m/s from west-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 8.8° VindpilLight breeze, 3.0 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 45.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
9.0° VindpilLight breeze, 2.2 m/s from south-southwest Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Isfjord Radio observation site, 7 m. 49.3 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
7.5° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.7 m/s from south Isfjord Radio: Temperature last 30 days
kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Isfjord Radio observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Sun
26.06
Sat
25.06
Fri
24.06
Thu
23.06
Wed
22.06
Tue
21.06
Mon
20.06
Sun
19.06
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.1
Isfjord Radio 0.0 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 0.3 1.0 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.3
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Sunday

Spitsbergen: Sørlig bris, i nord liten kuling utsatte steder. Litt regn av og til, vesentlig nord for Longyearbyen. Utrygt for tåke.

Monday

Spitsbergen: Bris av skiftande retning, først på måndag sør og sørvest liten kuling utsette stader i nord. Litt regn av og til. Lokal tåke.

Spitsbergen: Sørlig frisk bris 10, periodevis liten kuling 12 i nord først på dagen. Mandag ettermiddag vestlig bris, mandag kveld dreiende nordlig. Regn i vest, ellers oppholdsvær. Lokalt lave tåkeskyer.

Tuesday

Spitsbergen: Skiftande bris. Stort sett opphaldsver og periodar med sol. Lokal tåke.

Sun and moon, 26/06/2016
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. Moonrise 01:54
Moonset 09:58

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 75 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 22 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 2 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 Svalbard Airport observation site.

75%
22%
2%

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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: Google Maps.