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Weather forecast forNy-Ålesund (Svalbard)

Updated at 16:38. Next update around 23:00.

Today, Thursday 25/12/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
23:00–00:00 Clear sky -19° 0 mm Light air, 2 m/s from southeastLight air, 2 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 26/12/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky -19° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -20° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Clear sky -20° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Clear sky -21° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeast
Saturday, 27/12/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Clear sky -21° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -20° 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Light snow -18° 0.2 – 0.8 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0.1 – 0.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Ny-Ålesund observation site, 8 m. 0.2 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Fair -16.2° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.8 m/s from southeast Ny-Ålesund: Temperature last 30 days
kl 19 kl 22 kl 22
More statistics for Ny-Ålesund observation site
Pyramiden observation site, 20 m. 100.3 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-17.4° VindpilLight air, 0.9 m/s from east-southeast Pyramiden: Temperature last 30 days
kl 22 kl 22
More statistics for Pyramiden observation site
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 109.0 km from Ny-Ålesund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Clear sky -18.3° VindpilFresh breeze, 8.2 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 22 kl 22 kl 22
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Thu
25.12
Wed
24.12
Tue
23.12
Mon
22.12
Sun
21.12
Sat
20.12
Fri
19.12
Thu
18.12
Ny-Ålesund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hornsund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Thursday

Spitsbergen Nordaustlig frisk bris utsatte steder, lokalt stiv kuling. Enkelte snøbyger lengst nord og på austsiden, ellers lettskyet oppholdsvær.

Thursday and Friday

Spitsbergen Nordøstlig frisk bris 10. Enkelte snøbyger lengst nord og på østsiden, ellers oppholdsvær. Fredag nordøstlig bris. Oppholdsvær.

Friday

Spitsbergen Nordøstlig bris, utsatte steder frisk bris, først på dagen lokalt liten kuling. Delvis skyet oppholdsvær.

Sun and moon, 25/12/2014
Sun Moon
Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. Moonrise 14:26
Moonset 16:56

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 57 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)
  • 20 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.

57%
22%
20%

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

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: Google Maps.