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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 16:39. Next update around 23:00.

Today, Friday 27/03/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
19:00–00:00 Light snow 0.1 – 0.6 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
Tomorrow, Saturday 28/03/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0.2 – 0.5 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -1° 0.1 – 0.3 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from westModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west
18:00–00:00 Clear sky -3° 0 mm Light air, 2 m/s from southwestLight air, 2 m/s from southwest
Sunday, 29/03/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–07:00 Partly cloudy -6° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Cloudy -2° 0.2 – 0.6 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy -3° 0.1 – 0.5 mm Strong breeze, 14 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 14 m/s from east-southeast
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 -0.6° VindpilLight breeze, 3.2 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 16 kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 45.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-0.6° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.5 m/s from northeast Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Pyramiden observation site, 20 m. 50.8 km from Longyearbyen
No data
More statistics for Pyramiden observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
27.03
Thu
26.03
Wed
25.03
Tue
24.03
Mon
23.03
Sun
22.03
Sat
21.03
Fri
20.03
Svalbard Airport 5.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ny-Ålesund 21.0 10.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hornsund 0.0 4.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Friday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Søraustlig frisk bris. Skyet, stort sett oppholdsvær.

Friday and Saturday

Spitsbergen Dreining til søraustlig frisk bris 10. Litt snø eller sludd, vesentlig lengst sør. Lørdag dreining til vestlig frisk bris 10 m/s. Litt snø. Om kvelden skiftende bris og oppholdsvær.

Saturday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Dreining til vestlig frisk bris utsatte steder, litt snø. Om kvelden skiftende bris og oppholdsvær.

Sun and moon, 27/03/2015
Sun Moon
Sunrise 04:58 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 19:11

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 71 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 23 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 6 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.

71%
23%
6%

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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.