Climate statisticsLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

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

Climate statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site

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Climate statistics January

The graph shows long term statistics for monthly temperature. The dots indicate the monthly average each year, whereas the line shows 10 year Gaussian distribution. The bars show maximum and minimum observed temperature.

Red and blue color signify above or below freezing point.

The monthly normal (see explanation above) is drawn as a thick line through the graph, and its value on the right side.

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Table view for temperature january

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Year Temperature
Max Min Average Mean difference
2019 0.2° -21.7° -10.3° 5.0°
2018 6.0° -19.2° -5.5° 9.8°
2017 2.2° -21.1° -10.3° 5.0°
2016 6.6° -11.9° -3.8° 11.5°
2015 3.6° -22.7° -7.3° 8.0°
2014 4.1° -17.2° -4.1° 11.2°
2013 3.7° -18.8° -8.3° 7.0°
2012 4.8° -15.0° -3.4° 11.9°
2011 3.9° -31.5° -15.2° 0.1°
2010 5.0° -21.5° -7.2° 8.1°
2009 3.4° -32.0° -12.7° 2.6°
2008 5.8° -16.9° -7.5° 7.8°
2007 4.2° -24.2° -8.9° 6.4°
2006 7.7° -19.2° -2.7° 12.6°
2005 5.3° -20.8° -7.5° 7.8°
2004 1.0° -30.6° -17.0° -1.7°
2003 -3.6° -28.9° -18.6° -3.3°
2002 5.1° -27.6° -12.6° 2.7°
2001 2.3° -18.3° -8.3° 7.0°
2000 1.4° -22.9° -8.5° 6.8°
1999 2.7° -25.2° -10.0° 5.3°
1998 0.7° -35.3° -20.0° -4.7°
1997 3.8° -36.8° -17.8° -2.5°
1996 6.7° -28.2° -9.8° 5.5°
1995 -2.1° -33.6° -16.4° -1.1°
1994 -0.8° -29.1° -16.8° -1.5°
1993 0.5° -28.9° -17.0° -1.7°
1992 3.7° -24.4° -12.7° 2.6°
1991 4.7° -27.2° -12.3° 3.0°
1990 2.7° -18.2° -6.2° 9.1°
1989 2.0° -33.4° -18.4° -3.1°
1988 3.5° -32.1° -16.9° -1.6°
1987 3.3° -28.6° -11.9° 3.4°
1986 4.3° -29.4° -15.7° -0.4°
1985 3.7° -23.0° -12.7° 2.6°
1984 2.0° -24.0° -8.8° 6.5°
1983 2.7° -29.9° -10.8° 4.5°
1982 -6.5° -32.7° -19.7° -4.4°
1981 -2.5° -38.8° -22.0° -6.7°
1980 3.7° -33.0° -16.7° -1.4°
1979 -0.6° -34.9° -20.5° -5.2°
1978 -5.8° -31.1° -20.7° -5.4°
1977 2.4° -19.3° -11.0° 4.3°
1976 -0.1° -30.1° -14.8° 0.5°
1975 -15.2° 0.1°
1974 -6.7° 8.6°
1973 -8.3° 7.0°
1972 -4.1° 11.2°
1971 -22.4° -7.1°
1970 -15.6° -0.3°
1969 -15.5° -0.2°
1968 -17.7° -2.4°
1967 -22.9° -7.6°
1966 -22.1° -6.8°
1965 -16.3° -1.0°
1964 -16.3° -1.0°
1963 -22.2° -6.9°
1962 -14.8° 0.5°
1961 -13.3° 2.0°
1960 -11.8° 3.5°
1959 -19.5° -4.2°
1958 -9.0° 6.3°
1957 -9.1° 6.2°
1956 -11.3° 4.0°
1955 -16.7° -1.4°
1954 -9.0° 6.3°
1953 -15.3° 0.0°
1952 -15.1° 0.2°
1951 -16.3° -1.0°
1950 -7.7° 7.6°
1949 -19.2° -3.9°
1948 -20.0° -4.7°
1947 -3.2° 12.1°
1946 -12.9° 2.4°
1945 -16.8° -1.5°
1944 -14.3° 1.0°
1943 -17.1° -1.8°
1942 -8.3° 7.0°
1941 -17.3° -2.0°
1940 -10.1° 5.2°
1939 -12.7° 2.6°
1938 -8.9° 6.4°
1937 -2.8° 12.5°
1936 -9.5° 5.8°
1935 -15.4° -0.1°
1934 -9.0° 6.3°
1933 -4.3° 11.0°
1932 -15.6° -0.3°
1931 -12.8° 2.5°
1930 -14.4° 0.9°
1929 -20.1° -4.8°
1928 -11.7° 3.6°
1927 -15.3° 0.0°
1926 -14.0° 1.3°
1925 -12.0° 3.3°
1924 -10.7° 4.6°
1923 -14.0° 1.3°
1922 -5.6° 9.7°
1921 -16.9° -1.6°
1920 -12.5° 2.8°
1919 -6.9° 8.4°
1918 -25.8° -10.5°
1917 -23.3° -8.0°
1916 -23.9° -8.6°
1915 -14.3° 1.0°
1914 -21.3° -6.0°
1913 -15.8° -0.5°
1912 -23.6° -8.3°
1911 -9.9° 5.4°
1910 -14.7° 0.6°
1909 -10.8° 4.5°
1908 -17.2° -1.9°
1907 -12.2° 3.1°
1906 -11.3° 4.0°
1905 -20.1° -4.8°
1904 -12.4° 2.9°
1903 -14.5° 0.8°
1902 -19.2° -3.9°
1901 -10.4° 4.9°
1900 -7.7° 7.6°
1899 -13.7° 1.6°