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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 17:37. Next update around 0:00.

Today, Wednesday 29/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.4 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.2 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 10° 0 – 0.3 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 10° 0 – 0.3 mm Moderate breeze, 8 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Thursday 30/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.4 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Light rain 0.5 – 1.1 mm Gentle breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Gentle breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Clear sky 10° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast
Friday, 31/07/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
08:00–14:00 Fair 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from eastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east
14:00–20:00 Clear sky 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from eastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east
20:00–02:00 Fair 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from eastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east
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 6.6° VindpilFresh breeze, 8.8 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 45.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
3.1° VindpilFresh breeze, 10.2 m/s from north-northeast Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Isfjord Radio observation site, 7 m. 49.3 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
6.9° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.4 m/s from east-northeast Isfjord Radio: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Isfjord Radio observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Tue
28.07
Mon
27.07
Sun
26.07
Sat
25.07
Fri
24.07
Thu
23.07
Wed
22.07
Tue
21.07
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Isfjord Radio 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 1.5 6.1 3.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Tuesday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Austlig liten og periodevis stiv kuling utsatte steder. Skyet. Spredt regn og yr.

Tuesday and Wednesday

Spitsbergen Austlig sterk kuling 20 utsatte steder. Skyet. Regn og yr. Onsdag austlig stiv kuling 15 utsatte steder, om formiddagen minkende til frisk bris 10 i midtre deler. For det meste skyet, regn i aust og i sør. Mulighet for tåke i aust.

Wednesday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Austlig liten kuling utsatte steder, om formiddagen minkende til frisk bris. Skyet og litt regn, for det meste i aust.

Sun and moon, 28/07/2015
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. The moon does not rise.

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:

  • 100 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 0 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 0 degrees wrong

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

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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.