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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 17:39. Next update around 0:00.

Today, Friday 24/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
20:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Fresh breeze, 11 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 11 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Saturday 25/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Rain 0.7 – 2.0 mm Fresh breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.2 mm Strong breeze, 14 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 14 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0.1 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0.3 – 0.6 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
Sunday, 26/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–05:00 Heavy rain 4.1 – 6.8 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0.2 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0.2 – 0.5 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Light sleet 0.3 – 0.7 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 7 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
5.0° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.8 m/s from east-southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 19 kl 19
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° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.5 m/s from north-northeast Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 19 kl 19
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Pyramiden observation site, 20 m. 50.8 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
4.8° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from east Pyramiden: Temperature last 30 days
kl 19 kl 19
More statistics for Pyramiden observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
24.10
Thu
23.10
Wed
22.10
Tue
21.10
Mon
20.10
Sun
19.10
Sat
18.10
Fri
17.10
Svalbard Airport 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.6 0.1 1.6
Ny-Ålesund 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Hornsund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.7 8.0 0.0 0.8
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Friday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen: Søraustlig liten kuling utsatte steder. Litt regn.

Friday and Saturday

Spitsbergen: Sørøstlig liten kuling 12 utsatte steder. Litt regn eller sludd. Lørdag sørøstlig stiv kuling 15 utsatte steder, om kvelden liten kuling 12 m/s. Spredt regn.

Saturday

Spitsbergen: Sørøstlig frisk bris 10 m/s utsatte steder. Spredt regn eller sludd.

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen: Søraustlig stiv kuling utsatte steder. Spredt regn. Fra om ettermiddagen søraustlig frisk bris. Stort sett oppholdsvær.

Sun and moon, 24/10/2014
Sun Moon
Sunrise 11:14 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 14:06

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

85 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)
  • 9 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 14 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%
9%
14%

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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.