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  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

    On Monday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Nordenskiöld Land. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees in order to not release an avalanche.

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Wednesday

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05/10/2016 – week 40
Days of the year 279–366

Weather at 14:00

5.2°C

Gentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from southwest

Summary

  • Temperature: Min  4.1°C  Average  5.5°C  Max 8.5°C
  • Precipitation: 0,8 mm
  • Cloud cover: The sky was cloudy this day.
  • Snow depth: 0 cm

Precipitation and snow depths are accumulated (measured at 7am for the past 24 hours)

Svalbard Airport observation station (99840) Svalbard Airport station (Svalbard) is located 28 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 3.9 km away from Longyearbyen. The station was established in October 1964. The station measures precipitation, temperature, snow depths and wind. There may be missing data.

Observations for Svalbard Airport observation site 05 October 2016
Time Vær Temperature Precipitation Wind Humiditiy
Measured Max Min Average Highest gust
Wednesday00:00 - 7.6°C 7.9°C 7.3°C - Fresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from south-southwest 12,8 m/s 74 %
Wednesday01:00 - 7.6°C 8.1°C 7.3°C - Moderate breeze, 5.8 m/s from southModerate breeze, 5.8 m/s from south 11,0 m/s 74 %
Wednesday02:00
Cloudy.
6.5°C 8.1°C 6.5°C - Fresh breeze, 10.3 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10.3 m/s from south 12,9 m/s 79 %
Wednesday03:00 - 6.0°C 7.1°C 6.0°C - Moderate breeze, 5.6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 5.6 m/s from south-southeast 11,9 m/s 82 %
Wednesday04:00 - 6.2°C 6.5°C 5.9°C - Gentle breeze, 4.6 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4.6 m/s from southeast 7,9 m/s 81 %
Wednesday05:00
Cloudy.
5.8°C 6.4°C 5.6°C - Gentle breeze, 5.1 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 5.1 m/s from southeast 8,3 m/s 83 %
Wednesday06:00 - 6.5°C 6.6°C 5.7°C - Gentle breeze, 4.5 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4.5 m/s from southeast 7,7 m/s 78 %
Wednesday07:00 - 6.9°C 7.0°C 6.0°C - Moderate breeze, 6.9 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6.9 m/s from south 10,3 m/s 75 %
Wednesday08:00
Rain.
8.3°C 8.3°C 6.8°C - Moderate breeze, 6.5 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6.5 m/s from south 11,6 m/s 70 %
Wednesday09:00 - 7.3°C 8.4°C 7.2°C - Moderate breeze, 5.9 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 5.9 m/s from south-southwest 10,6 m/s 77 %
Wednesday10:00 - 7.4°C 8.5°C 7.1°C - Moderate breeze, 6.2 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6.2 m/s from southwest 9,0 m/s 79 %
Wednesday11:00
Cloudy.
6.7°C 7.6°C 6.6°C - Strong breeze, 11.9 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 11.9 m/s from southwest 14,4 m/s 83 %
Wednesday12:00 - 6.2°C 6.7°C 6.1°C - Moderate breeze, 5.7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 5.7 m/s from west-southwest 14,9 m/s 81 %
Wednesday13:00 - 5.8°C 6.2°C 5.3°C - Gentle breeze, 3.7 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 3.7 m/s from southwest 10,4 m/s 81 %
Wednesday14:00
Light rain.
5.2°C 6.0°C 4.8°C - Gentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 4.1 m/s from southwest 6,9 m/s 87 %
Wednesday15:00 - 4.6°C 5.4°C 4.5°C - Gentle breeze, 4.4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4.4 m/s from west-southwest 6,4 m/s 94 %
Wednesday16:00 - 5.2°C 5.3°C 4.5°C - Moderate breeze, 5.5 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 5.5 m/s from southwest 8,8 m/s 79 %
Wednesday17:00
Light rain.
4.6°C 5.4°C 4.6°C - Moderate breeze, 5.6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 5.6 m/s from west-southwest 11,6 m/s 87 %
Wednesday18:00 - 4.4°C 4.8°C 4.3°C - Gentle breeze, 5.0 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 5.0 m/s from west-southwest 7,9 m/s 87 %
Wednesday19:00 - 4.2°C 4.4°C 4.1°C - Moderate breeze, 6.3 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6.3 m/s from west-southwest 9,1 m/s 92 %
Wednesday20:00
Light rain.
4.5°C 4.7°C 4.1°C - Moderate breeze, 7.4 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7.4 m/s from southwest 9,8 m/s 88 %
Wednesday21:00 - 4.1°C 4.7°C 4.1°C - Moderate breeze, 7.4 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7.4 m/s from southwest 11,6 m/s 88 %
Wednesday22:00 - 4.2°C 4.4°C 4.0°C - Fresh breeze, 7.5 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 7.5 m/s from southwest 12,1 m/s 86 %
Wednesday23:00
Clear sky.
3.9°C 4.3°C 3.9°C - Fresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from southwest 12,1 m/s 91 %