Weather statistics for Ånstadblåheia observation site, Sortland (Nordland)

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Gale warning (Skomvaer - Hekkingen) Ocean and coast

    Wednesday evening increasing northwest near gale force 7, first in the northern part. Thursday forenoon decreasing.


    1. Wednesday October 18, 2017 0:07:00
      Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Sea heaps up. Some foam from breaking waves is blown into streaks along wind direction. Moderate amounts of airborne spray.Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

Ånstadblåheia observation station

The station is located in Sortland municipality, 500 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Ånstadblåheia observation site. The station was established in October 2014. The station measures temperature, snow depths and wind. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 17.3 °C (30 September), and the lowest was 0.8 °C (18 October). Highest wind speed was 23.5 m/s (3 October).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 21.0 °C (28. Jul. 2017) and the lowest -14.2 °C (4. Jan. 2017). Maximum snow depth was 160 cm (30. Mar. 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

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
Sep 2017 9.3°C 17.3°C Sep 30 1.9°C Sep 21 6.1 m/s 17.2 m/s Sep 16
Aug 2017 8.3°C 16.5°C Aug 4 2.8°C Aug 21 7.2 m/s 24.9 m/s Aug 31
Jul 2017 9.5°C 21.0°C Jul 28 2.1°C Jul 5 4.9 m/s 14.2 m/s Jul 2
Jun 2017 7.3°C 20.6°C Jun 9 -1.8°C Jun 1 5.4 m/s 11.6 m/s Jun 29
May 2017 0.3°C 11.9°C May 18 -5.8°C May 7 6.7 m/s 20.3 m/s May 5
Apr 2017 -3.0°C 4.1°C Apr 28 -9.3°C Apr 14 7.1 m/s 24.9 m/s Apr 20
Mar 2017 -3.9°C 2.2°C Mar 26 -9.1°C Mar 18 8.5 m/s 29.6 m/s Mar 26
Feb 2017 -3.0°C 3.1°C Feb 13 -12.0°C Feb 22 7.2 m/s 32.3 m/s Feb 12
Jan 2017 -3.5°C 4.9°C Jan 25 -14.2°C Jan 4 11.5 m/s 36.9 m/s Jan 25
Dec 2016 -1.4°C 5.6°C Dec 19 -7.6°C Dec 9 11.2 m/s 34.9 m/s Dec 21
Nov 2016 -1.7°C 3.9°C Nov 15 -7.0°C Nov 6 8.6 m/s 32.8 m/s Nov 15
Oct 2016 3.3°C 10.5°C Oct 9 -1.1°C Oct 24 5.6 m/s 22.5 m/s Oct 5
Sep 2016 8.1°C 16.1°C Sep 22 2.0°C Sep 5 7.2 m/s 23.2 m/s Sep 18