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Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 23:40. Next update around 6:00.

Today, Saturday 05/09/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
06:00–12:00 Cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northLight breeze, 2 m/s from north
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from northLight air, 1 m/s from north
Tomorrow, Sunday 06/09/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwest
06:00–12:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southLight air, 1 m/s from south
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southLight breeze, 3 m/s from south
Monday, 07/09/2015
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast
08:00–14:00 Rain 1.3 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
14:00–20:00 Rain 1.4 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
20:00–02:00 Sleet 1.2 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Partly cloudy 0.9° VindpilLight air, 0.5 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 5 kl 5 kl 5
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Sveagruva observation site, 9 m. 45.2 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
0.1° VindpilLight breeze, 3.3 m/s from north-northeast Sveagruva: Temperature last 30 days
kl 5 kl 5
More statistics for Sveagruva observation site
Isfjord Radio observation site, 7 m. 49.3 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
1.4° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.6 m/s from northeast Isfjord Radio: Temperature last 30 days
kl 5 kl 5
More statistics for Isfjord Radio observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Sat
05.09
Fri
04.09
Thu
03.09
Wed
02.09
Tue
01.09
Mon
31.08
Sun
30.08
Sat
29.08
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 5.0 1.1
Isfjord Radio 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.9 5.1 2.7
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.9
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Friday and Saturday

Spitsbergen Nordlig frisk bris 10 utsatte steder. Lørdag skiftende bris, i nord av og til frisk bris 10. I kveld enkelte snøbyger i nord, ellers stort sett oppholdsvær.

Saturday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Nordlig, fra i ettermiddag skiftende bris. Skyet eller delvis skyet. Oppholdsvær.

Sunday

Nordenskiöld Land på Spitsbergen Sørlig bris, fra om ettermiddagen frisk bris utsatte steder. Skyet eller delvis skyet oppholdsvær.

Sun and moon, 05/09/2015
Sun Moon
Sunrise 04:11 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 21:33

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 80 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 19 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 1 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.

80%
19%
1%

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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.