Weather statistics for Vardø Airport observation site, Vardø (Finnmark)

  1. Applies to Nord-Noreg

    Heavy rain is expected. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions, causes significant snowmelting. Snowmelting will occur even in the high mountains Significant snowmelting will occur in the valleys. The amount of water in the soil is significant. Steep slopes, as well as streams and river with high discharge are particularly exposed. Risk of slush flows is especially high in areas with more than 40 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slush flows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slush flows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Debris flows may reach the valley bottom even if they are triggered high in the terrain.
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    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    InstructionsKeep away from steep slopes, as well as streams and rivers with high discharge. Keep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

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Vardø Airport observation station (98580)

The station is located in Vardø municipality, 12 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Vardø Airport observation site. The station was established in October 1998. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 6.3 °C (19 April), and the lowest was -7.6 °C (8 April). Highest wind speed was 23.5 m/s (14 April).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 29.7 °C (30. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -18.1 °C (7. Feb. 2019).

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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

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
Mar 2019 -4.2°C 2.3°C Mar 28 -13.5°C Mar 6 8.8 m/s 22.0 m/s Mar 30
Feb 2019 -5.2°C 4.7°C Feb 24 -18.1°C Feb 7 9.2 m/s 22.1 m/s Feb 22
Jan 2019 -3.8°C 5.7°C Jan 6 -16.7°C Jan 29 8.0 m/s 21.6 m/s Jan 10
Dec 2018 -2.9°C 5.8°C Dec 14 -12.4°C Dec 23 9.1 m/s 21.8 m/s Dec 30
Nov 2018 1.7°C 9.0°C Nov 15 -6.0°C Nov 27 8.2 m/s 22.4 m/s Nov 20
Oct 2018 2.9°C 12.6°C Oct 15 -7.0°C Oct 31 7.1 m/s 16.1 m/s Oct 15
Sep 2018 8.3°C 20.5°C Sep 3 -1.8°C Sep 29 5.9 m/s 17.4 m/s Sep 23
Aug 2018 10.8°C 26.2°C Aug 1 2.4°C Aug 29 5.8 m/s 18.3 m/s Aug 2
Jul 2018 11.9°C 29.7°C Jul 30 6.0°C Jul 3 4.5 m/s 13.2 m/s Jul 28
Jun 2018 7.2°C 20.7°C Jun 16 0.9°C Jun 13 6.2 m/s 18.4 m/s Jun 6
May 2018 5.2°C 13.5°C May 28 -3.9°C May 1 5.7 m/s 20.4 m/s May 26
Apr 2018 -0.5°C 3.9°C Apr 13 -10.2°C Apr 2 6.1 m/s 17.8 m/s Apr 12
Mar 2018 -5.8°C 0.3°C Mar 1 -14.8°C Mar 21 7.3 m/s 16.7 m/s Mar 12