Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 10:31. Next update around 17:00.

Today, Monday 05/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -10° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Tuesday 06/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy -17° 0 – 0.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northLight breeze, 2 m/s from north
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -17° 0 – 0.1 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -19° 0 – 0.1 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from northeast
18:00–00:00 Fair -18° 0 – 0.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast
Wednesday, 07/12/2016
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy -18° 0 – 0.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeast
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -19° 0 – 0.3 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -18° 0 – 0.3 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeast
19:00–01:00 Partly cloudy -18° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Fair -8.4° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.3 m/s from west-northwest Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 10 kl 10 kl 10
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 30 m. 5.0 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-8.6° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.6 m/s from west-northwest Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 10 kl 10
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 44.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-8.0° VindpilLight breeze, 2.8 m/s from northwest Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Mon
05.12
Sun
04.12
Sat
03.12
Fri
02.12
Thu
01.12
Wed
30.11
Tue
29.11
Mon
28.11
Svalbard Airport 2.1 1.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Adventdalen 1.1 2.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 5.2 0.2 0.0
Isfjord Radio 3.8 1.5 6.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 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 5.12. 16:00

Today, 5.12.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 6.12.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Monday

Spitsbergen: Nordlig frisk bris utsatte steder. Snøbyger i nord, ellers stort sett oppholdsvær.

Spitsbergen: Nordlig frisk bris 10, utsatte steder i nord liten kuling 12 m/s. I nord snøbyger, ellers stort sett oppholdsvær.

Tuesday

Spitsbergen: Nordlig opp i frisk bris, utsatte steder i sør nordøstlig liten kuling. Snøbyger i nord og lengst sør, ellers delvis skyet oppholdsvær. Lavere temperatur.

Wednesday

Spitsbergen: Opp i frisk bris av skiftende retning. Litt snø av og til, vesentlig i vest og i nord.

Sun and moon, 05/12/2016
Sun Moon
Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. The moon does not rise.

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 63 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 23 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 13 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 2 degrees wrong

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

63%
23%
13%

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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.