Weather forecast forNy-Ålesund (Svalbard)

Updated at 10:49. Next update around 17:00.

Today, Tuesday 17/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
14:00–18:00 Snow -7° 0.6 – 1.7 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Snow -11° 1.4 – 2.5 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from west-northwestNear gale, 15 m/s from west-northwest
Tomorrow, Wednesday 18/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Snow -12° 1.0 – 2.2 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -12° 0 – 0.9 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00 Light snow -11° 0.2 – 1.3 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00 Light snow -12° 0.1 – 1.0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
Thursday, 19/01/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Light snow -13° 0.3 – 1.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -12° 0 – 0.2 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeast
12:00–18:00 Snow -15° 1.0 – 2.5 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeast
18:00–00:00 Snow -10° 0.7 – 1.6 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Ny-Ålesund observation site, 8 m. 0.1 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Light snow -10.3° VindpilFresh breeze, 7.5 m/s from west-southwest Ny-Ålesund: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Ny-Ålesund observation site
Pyramiden observation site, 20 m. 100.4 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-7.3° VindpilFresh breeze, 10.3 m/s from west Pyramiden: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Pyramiden observation site
Isfjord Radio observation site, 7 m. 102.9 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-8.1° VindpilNear gale, 16.9 m/s from southwest Isfjord Radio: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Isfjord Radio observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Tue
17.01
Mon
16.01
Sun
15.01
Sat
14.01
Fri
13.01
Thu
12.01
Wed
11.01
Tue
10.01
Ny-Ålesund 12.3 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 1.3 0.0
Isfjord Radio 4.8 2.7 0.1 0.0 0.8 2.5 1.7 0.0
Svalbard Airport 4.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

 

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Svalbard vest area

Next update: ca 16.1. 17:00

Today, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Tomorrow, 18.1.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 17/01/2017
Sun Moon
Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. Moonrise 22:41
Moonset 11:10

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 48 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 22 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 30 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 Ny-Ålesund observation site.

48%
22%
30%

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Latitude/longitude: 78°55′28″N11°55′42″E
Decimal coordinates: 78.9245 11.9286

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Official name: Ny-Ålesund.
Read more about Ny-Ålesund at the Norwegian Polar Institute.

Category: Small town
Area: Svalbard, Norway
NP-ID: 21/10727
See it on: *TopoSvalbard.