Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 10:43. Next update around 17:00.

Today, Monday 16/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
14:00–18:00 Heavy rain 2.2 – 5.1 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from southNear gale, 16 m/s from south
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from southwest
Tomorrow, Tuesday 17/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Snow 1.1 – 6.1 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwest
06:00–12:00 Snow 0.7 – 3.5 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Snow -6° 1.2 – 2.6 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southwest
18:00–00:00 Cloudy -8° 0 – 0.3 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from west-northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from west-northwest
Wednesday, 18/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy -12° 0 – 0.6 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00 Snow -11° 0.5 – 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy -9° 0 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Light snow -11° 0.4 – 0.7 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 4 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
Snow -1.9° VindpilNear gale, 14.4 m/s from east-southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 30 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-1.1° VindpilStrong breeze, 10.5 m/s from east Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 44.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-0.1° VindpilModerate breeze, 5.9 m/s from south-southeast Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Mon
16.01
Sun
15.01
Sat
14.01
Fri
13.01
Thu
12.01
Wed
11.01
Tue
10.01
Mon
09.01
Svalbard Airport 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Isfjord Radio 2.7 0.1 0.0 0.8 2.5 1.7 0.0 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

 

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 15.1. 16:00

Today, 16.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 16/01/2017
Sun Moon
Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. Moonrise 20:10
Moonset 11:31

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 31 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 26 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 42 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 3 degrees wrong

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

31%
26%
42%

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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: *TopoSvalbard.