Weather statistics for Folgefonna observation site, Jondal (Hordaland)

  1. Applies to Hardanger

    On Sunday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Hardanger. Avalanche problem is persistent weak layer (slab avalanches) and wet snow (loose snow avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees in order to not release an avalanche.

Folgefonna observation station (49087)

The station is located in Jondal municipality, 1390 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Folgefonna observation site. The station was established in June 2014. The station measures temperature. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 3.1 °C (15 February), and the lowest was -12.6 °C (18 January).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 21.3 °C (27. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -23.1 °C (28. Feb. 2018).

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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
Jan 2019 -7.2°C 2.0°C Jan 5 -12.8°C Jan 14
Dec 2018 -4.9°C 2.0°C Dec 19 -10.1°C Dec 15
Nov 2018 0.7°C 10.6°C Nov 17 -8.0°C Nov 28
Oct 2018 1.1°C 15.4°C Oct 11 -9.2°C Oct 30 11.0 m/s
Sep 2018 1.3°C 12.2°C Sep 18 -5.1°C Sep 24 11.3 m/s
Aug 2018 5.1°C 12.5°C Aug 8 -0.1°C Aug 24 0.1 m/s 3.0 m/s Aug 10
Jul 2018 11.2°C 21.3°C Jul 27 0.5°C Jul 9
Jun 2018 6.8°C 16.2°C Jun 9 -2.6°C Jun 21 0.2 m/s 3.0 m/s Jun 20
May 2018 6.8°C 18.0°C May 30 -4.9°C May 2 0.0 m/s 0.0 m/s May 11
Apr 2018 -0.6°C 10.2°C Apr 11 -12.0°C Apr 1 0.0 m/s 0.0 m/s Apr 1
Mar 2018 -7.9°C 0.6°C Mar 23 -20.5°C Mar 1 0.0 m/s 1.7 m/s Mar 24
Feb 2018 -8.8°C -2.3°C Feb 23 -23.1°C Feb 28 0.4 m/s 5.3 m/s Feb 15
Jan 2018 -6.0°C 3.3°C Jan 9 -12.4°C Jan 7 10.2 m/s 45.5 m/s Jan 15