Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 17:55. Next update around 0:00.

Today, Sunday 24/07/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
19:00–00:00 Cloudy 0 mm Gentle breeze, 6 m/s from westGentle breeze, 6 m/s from west
Tomorrow, Monday 25/07/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Clear sky 0 mm Gentle breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwestGentle breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00 Clear sky 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from north-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from northwest
Tuesday, 26/07/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light air, 2 m/s from northwestLight air, 2 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Clear sky 10° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 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 7.5° VindpilGentle breeze, 5.4 m/s from west Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 17 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
9.9° VindpilFresh breeze, 8.3 m/s from southwest Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Isfjord Radio observation site, 7 m. 49.3 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
6.7° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.2 m/s from south Isfjord Radio: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Isfjord Radio observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Sun
24.07
Sat
23.07
Fri
22.07
Thu
21.07
Wed
20.07
Tue
19.07
Mon
18.07
Sun
17.07
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.4 7.9 0.0 1.1
Isfjord Radio 1.4 0.8 0.0 2.6 0.9 3.4 0.3 0.0
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.4 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Sunday

Spitsbergen: Vest eller nordvest stedvis frisk bris. Skyet eller delvis skyet. Litt regn i nord.

Spitsbergen: Opptil frisk bris 10 fra omkring vest. I kveld nordvestlig liten kuling 12 m/s i nordvest. Spredt regn eller sludd. Lokal tåke.

Monday

Spitsbergen: For det meste nordlig bris. Spredt regn lengst nord. Ellers oppholdsvær og perioder med sol utover dagen.

Tuesday

Spitsbergen: Rolig vind. Mye pent vær. Lokal tåke.

Sun and moon, 24/07/2016
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. Moonrise 23:05
Moonset 09:53

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 97 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 3 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 0 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 1 degrees wrong

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

97%
3%

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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.