Weather statistics for Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard)

Ny-Ålesund observation station

Ny-Ålesund station (Svalbard) is located 8 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.1 km away from Ny-Ålesund. The station was established in July 1974. The station measures precipitation, temperature, snow depths and wind. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was -2.2 °C, 6.2 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 6.8 °C (22 October), and the lowest was -8.8 °C (7 November). The total precipitation was 33.1 mm. Highest daily precipitation was 19.5 mm (23 October), measured at 7am (8am daylight savings) for the past 24 hours. Highest wind speed was 16.4 m/s (8 November).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 11.8 °C (29. Sep. 2017) and the lowest -26.6 °C (29. Jan. 2017). Highest daily precipitation was 86.8 mm (8. Nov. 2016). Maximum snow depth was 36 cm (27. May. 2017).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from eklima.met.no.

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Precipitation Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Total Normal Highest
daily value
Average Strongest
wind
Oct 2017 0.2°C -5.7°C 10.6°C Oct 1 -8.0°C Oct 25 49.9 mm 37.0 mm 19.5 mm Oct 23 3.9 m/s 14.6 m/s Oct 14
Sep 2017 5.0°C -0.3°C 11.8°C Sep 29 -1.1°C Sep 1 153.4 mm 46.0 mm 30.3 mm Sep 3 4.4 m/s 16.9 m/s Sep 12
Aug 2017 4.5°C 3.9°C 9.4°C Aug 7 -1.2°C Aug 31 13.6 mm 38.0 mm 5.4 mm Aug 8 2.9 m/s 10.9 m/s Aug 16
Jul 2017 6.1°C 4.9°C 11.3°C Jul 22 1.8°C Jul 28 34.1 mm 28.0 mm 9.6 mm Jul 14 3.1 m/s 13.8 m/s Jul 17
Jun 2017 3.5°C 1.5°C 8.3°C Jun 1 0.0°C Jun 5 7.6 mm 18.0 mm 2.8 mm Jun 29 2.4 m/s 8.9 m/s Jun 6
May 2017 -4.0°C -4.0°C 9.7°C May 31 -13.0°C May 7 11.6 mm 18.0 mm 3.0 mm May 15 3.5 m/s 12.7 m/s May 6
Apr 2017 -8.5°C -11.1°C 1.7°C Apr 29 -20.3°C Apr 1 22.8 mm 23.0 mm 8.8 mm Apr 29 3.4 m/s 14.4 m/s Apr 10
Mar 2017 -12.4°C -14.2°C 0.3°C Mar 14 -24.0°C Mar 11 52.0 mm 45.0 mm 20.1 mm Mar 8 4.5 m/s 16.2 m/s Mar 11
Feb 2017 -8.2°C -14.6°C 4.9°C Feb 5 -25.3°C Feb 1 112.1 mm 36.0 mm 24.0 mm Feb 7 4.8 m/s 18.2 m/s Feb 21
Jan 2017 -10.3°C -13.9°C 2.9°C Jan 16 -26.6°C Jan 29 71.0 mm 32.0 mm 12.3 mm Jan 17 5.2 m/s 17.4 m/s Jan 20
Dec 2016 -6.7°C -12.5°C 4.7°C Dec 21 -20.4°C Dec 8 58.2 mm 31.0 mm 17.3 mm Dec 22 4.9 m/s 21.4 m/s Dec 28
Nov 2016 -2.5°C -10.0°C 5.9°C Nov 8 -13.6°C Nov 27 153.4 mm 33.0 mm 86.8 mm Nov 8 4.7 m/s 17.6 m/s Nov 29
Oct 2016 1.9°C -5.7°C 7.7°C Oct 21 -6.4°C Oct 15 137.0 mm 37.0 mm 31.4 mm Oct 15 4.0 m/s 15.3 m/s Oct 27