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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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07/10/2016 – week 40
Days of the year 281–366

Weather at 14:00

6.1°C

Strong breeze, 13.4 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 13.4 m/s from southwest

Summary

  • Temperature: Min  1.8°C  Average  6.3°C  Max 10.1°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 07 October 2016
Time Vær Temperature Precipitation Wind Humiditiy
Measured Max Min Average Highest gust
Friday00:00 - 6.7°C 6.7°C 3.7°C - Light breeze, 1.6 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 1.6 m/s from northeast 9,8 m/s 79 %
Friday01:00 - 8.3°C 8.4°C 6.7°C - Fresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from south-southwest 14,1 m/s 77 %
Friday02:00
Rain.
9.0°C 9.3°C 8.2°C - Fresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from south-southwest 14,2 m/s 72 %
Friday03:00 - 8.8°C 9.4°C 8.7°C - Moderate breeze, 7.2 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 7.2 m/s from south-southwest 13,3 m/s 75 %
Friday04:00 - 8.8°C 9.7°C 8.6°C - Moderate breeze, 7.3 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7.3 m/s from southwest 12,5 m/s 75 %
Friday05:00
Rain.
8.0°C 8.7°C 7.9°C - Fresh breeze, 9.8 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 9.8 m/s from southwest 14,4 m/s 79 %
Friday06:00 - 8.2°C 8.3°C 7.7°C - Gentle breeze, 5.3 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 5.3 m/s from south-southwest 14,6 m/s 77 %
Friday07:00 - 8.5°C 8.8°C 8.0°C - Gentle breeze, 4.8 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 4.8 m/s from southwest 13,6 m/s 75 %
Friday08:00
Rain.
9.0°C 10.1°C 8.6°C - Fresh breeze, 8.9 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 8.9 m/s from southwest 15,6 m/s 74 %
Friday09:00 - 8.3°C 8.9°C 8.1°C - Fresh breeze, 8.5 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 8.5 m/s from southwest 15,1 m/s 78 %
Friday10:00 - 8.3°C 8.6°C 7.9°C - Strong breeze, 12.0 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 12.0 m/s from southwest 17,4 m/s 73 %
Friday11:00 - 7.8°C 8.5°C 7.8°C - Strong breeze, 12.8 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 12.8 m/s from southwest 17,5 m/s 73 %
Friday12:00 - 7.2°C 8.1°C 7.2°C - Near gale, 14.6 m/s from southwestNear gale, 14.6 m/s from southwest 20,7 m/s 74 %
Friday13:00 - 5.8°C 7.2°C 5.8°C - Fresh breeze, 9.6 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 9.6 m/s from southwest 20,6 m/s 81 %
Friday14:00
Cloudy.
6.1°C 6.3°C 5.5°C - Strong breeze, 13.4 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 13.4 m/s from southwest 23,0 m/s 75 %
Friday15:00 - 5.5°C 6.1°C 5.4°C - Fresh breeze, 7.5 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 7.5 m/s from southwest 20,6 m/s 76 %
Friday16:00 - 5.2°C 5.4°C 5.0°C - Gentle breeze, 4.3 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4.3 m/s from south-southwest 16,5 m/s 78 %
Friday17:00
Heavy rain.
5.0°C 5.2°C 4.9°C - Moderate breeze, 6.2 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6.2 m/s from southwest 16,0 m/s 73 %
Friday18:00 - 4.7°C 5.1°C 4.7°C - Fresh breeze, 10.2 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 10.2 m/s from southwest 18,7 m/s 73 %
Friday19:00 - 4.8°C 5.0°C 4.6°C - Near gale, 15.3 m/s from southwestNear gale, 15.3 m/s from southwest 21,5 m/s 71 %
Friday20:00
Cloudy.
4.9°C 5.0°C 4.7°C - Near gale, 15.1 m/s from southwestNear gale, 15.1 m/s from southwest 24,7 m/s 69 %
Friday21:00 - 4.7°C 5.3°C 4.7°C - Near gale, 14.6 m/s from southwestNear gale, 14.6 m/s from southwest 24,9 m/s 73 %
Friday22:00 - 3.9°C 4.7°C 3.8°C - Near gale, 13.6 m/s from west-southwestNear gale, 13.6 m/s from west-southwest 18,4 m/s 69 %
Friday23:00
Fair.
3.4°C 4.1°C 3.4°C - Fresh breeze, 10.1 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 10.1 m/s from southwest 17,9 m/s 72 %