Long term forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

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

Long term forecast
Monday21 January12–18 Tuesday22 January12–18 Wednesday23 January13–19 Thursday24 January13–19 Friday25 January13–19 Saturday26 January13–19 Sunday27 January13–19 Monday28 January13–19 Tuesday29 January13–19
Clear sky.
Clear sky.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Partly cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
-20° -17° -13° -7° -9° -8° -8° -9° -8°
0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0.2 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain
Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Monday 21/01/2019 00:00–06:00
Clear sky.
-28° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-26° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-20° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Clear sky.
-18° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Tuesday 22/01/2019 00:00–06:00
Clear sky.
-17° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-16° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Clear sky.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeast
Wednesday 23/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Partly cloudy.
-16° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Partly cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-13° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-11° 0.1 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from westLight breeze, 2 m/s from west
Thursday 24/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southLight breeze, 2 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest
Friday 25/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Partly cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwest
07:00–13:00
Partly cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Partly cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
Saturday 26/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
Sunday 27/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
Monday 28/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
Tuesday 29/01/2019 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

Probability forecast for Longyearbyen

Probability forecast for Longyearbyen (Svalbard)
Wednesday: Highs probably between -14.2° C and -7.3° C. Lows between -15.8° and -13.5°.	Thursday: Highs probably between -11.4° C and -2.7° C. Lows between -12.0° and -5.2°.	Friday: Highs probably between -11.7° C and -2.3° C. Lows between -11.7° and -1.6°.	Saturday: Highs probably between -11.0° C and -2.6° C. Lows between -11.7° and -1.7°.	Sunday: Highs probably between -12.0° C and -4.1° C. Lows between -13.1° and -3.7°.	Monday: Highs probably between -14.5° C and -4.5° C. Lows between -14.6° and -4.2°.	Tuesday: Highs probably between -17.8° C and -4.2° C. Lows between -16.3° and -4.2°.	Wednesday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær. Wednesday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.1 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.3 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.5 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.6 mm. Thursday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.8 mm. Thursday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Friday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.9 mm. Friday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Friday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 2 mm. Friday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 2 mm. Saturday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Saturday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.7 mm. Saturday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 2 mm. Saturday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Sunday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Sunday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 1 mm. Sunday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.6 mm kan forekomme. Sunday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.8 mm kan forekomme. Monday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.9 mm. Monday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Monday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.9 mm. Monday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.8 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.8 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 0.7 mm. Tuesday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.5 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.6 mm kan forekomme.
Precipitation:
50% probability
30% probability
Temperature:
50% probability
30% probability

Long time forecast is quite reliable for temperature when the grey area has a narrow spread. Likewise it is quite reliable for precipitation when the blue bars are short.

The long time forecast is uncertain when the gray area has greater spread, and the blue bars are long.

Read more about the probability forecast