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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 11:34. Next update around 18:00.

Today, Sunday 05/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
16:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
Tomorrow, Monday 06/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from west-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00 Fair 10° 0 mm Light air, 2 m/s from northwestLight air, 2 m/s from northwest
Tuesday, 07/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from northwestLight air, 1 m/s from northwest
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from northeast
20:00–02:00 Cloudy 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-northeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east-northeast
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 6.4° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.2 m/s from west-southwest 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
5.4° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.8 m/s from northeast 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
4.9° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from southwest 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
05.07
Sat
04.07
Fri
03.07
Thu
02.07
Wed
01.07
Tue
30.06
Mon
29.06
Sun
28.06
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4
Isfjord Radio 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Sunday

Spitsbergen: Skiftende bris. Oppholdsvær og perioder med sol.

Sunday and Monday

Spitsbergen: Skiftende eller nordlig bris. Delvis skyet oppholdsvær.

Monday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen: Skiftende eller nordlig bris. Lettskyet pent vær.

Sun and moon, 05/07/2015
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. Moonrise 02:25
Moonset 05:22

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 68 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)
  • 13 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.

68%
18%
13%

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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.