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Weather forecast forNy-Ålesund (Svalbard)

Updated at 11:36. Next update around 18:00.

Today, Wednesday 01/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
13:00–18:00 Cloudy -4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00 Snow -2° 1.9 – 2.8 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from eastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east
Tomorrow, Thursday 02/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Rain 3.3 – 4.2 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 15 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00 Rain 1.9 – 3.1 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00 Rain 0.4 – 1.8 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0.1 – 0.3 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest
Friday, 03/10/2014
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Light air, 2 m/s from southwestLight air, 2 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
20:00–02:00 Rain 1.8 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
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
Clear sky -7.8° VindpilLight breeze, 3.0 m/s from south-southeast Ny-Ålesund: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 12 kl 12
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
-5.6° VindpilLight breeze, 1.6 m/s from west-northwest Pyramiden: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
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
Partly cloudy -6.2° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.0 m/s from east-southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Wed
01.10
Tue
30.09
Mon
29.09
Sun
28.09
Sat
27.09
Fri
26.09
Thu
25.09
Wed
24.09
Ny-Ålesund 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.8 3.1
Svalbard Airport 0.4 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
Hornsund 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
Obserrved precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

 

The meteorologist’s text forecast

Wednesday

Spitsbergen: Økning til søraustlig liten kuling 12 utsatte steder, i kveld stiv kuling 15. I sørlige strøk snø og sludd som brer seg nordover. Senere også regn i sør. Tidlig torsdag minking til sørvestlig liten kuling 12 m/s utsatte steder, først i sør. Om kvelden bris i sør. Sludd eller regn. Fra torsdag ettermiddag stort sett oppholdsvær, først i sørvest.

Spitsbergen: Økning til sørøstlig liten kuling utsatte steder, i kveld stiv kuling. I sørlige strøk snø og sludd, som brer seg nordover. Senere også regn i sør.

Thursday

Spitsbergen: Sørøstlig stiv kuling utsatte steder. Tidlig på dagen minking til sørvestlig liten kuling utsatte steder, først i sør. Om kvelden bris i sør. Sludd eller regn, fra om ettermiddagen stort sett oppholdsvær, først i sørvestlige områder.

Friday

Spitsbergen: Skiftende, fra om ettermiddagen sørøstlig bris. Stort sett opphold, fra om ettermiddagen litt regn, vesentlig i sør. Uendret eller litt stigende temperatur.

Sun and moon, 01/10/2014
Sun Moon
Sunrise 07:49 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 18:10

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 73 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 12 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 15 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.

73%
12%
15%

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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
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