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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 17:41. Next update around 0:00.

Today, Tuesday 02/09/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
19:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
Tomorrow, Wednesday 03/09/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0.2 – 0.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Light sleet 0.3 – 0.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 0.2 – 0.5 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0.1 mm Moderate breeze, 8 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 8 m/s from east
Thursday, 04/09/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 6 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 4.9° VindpilFresh breeze, 8.6 m/s from east-southeast 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
3.5° VindpilLight breeze, 1.9 m/s from south-southwest 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
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
3.8° VindpilModerate breeze, 5.9 m/s from east Pyramiden: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Pyramiden observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Tue
02.09
Mon
01.09
Sun
31.08
Sat
30.08
Fri
29.08
Thu
28.08
Wed
27.08
Tue
26.08
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.3 4.0 0.1 3.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 3.4 0.4 2.5 11.1 1.4 0.0 0.0
Hornsund 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 9.2 0.7 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: Søraustlig bris, liten kuling utsatte steder. Skyet, litt regn og sludd.

Tuesday and Wednesday

Spitsbergen: Søraustlig bris, liten kuling 12 utsatte steder, stiv kuling 15 i sørvest. Regn eller sludd i sør, i nord stort sett skyet oppholdsvær. Onsdag austlig eller søraustlig frisk bris 10, liten kuling 12 utsatte steder, stiv kuling 15 i sørlige områder. Skyet. Regn eller sludd, vesentlig i sør og aust.

Wednesday

Spitsbergen: Skiftende eller østlig bris, frisk bris 10 utsatte steder, i sør nordøstlig liten kuling 12 m/s. Litt regn eller sludd, vesentlig i øst.

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen: Austlig liten kuling utsatte steder. Skyet. Litt regn eller sludd, vesentlig i austlige områder.

Sun and moon, 02/09/2014
Sun Moon
Sunrise 03:44 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 22:01

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:

  • 76 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)
  • 6 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.

76%
18%
6%

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Latitude/longitude: 78°13′20″N15°37′53″E
Decimal coordinates: 78.2222 15.6315

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.