Weather statistics for Sortland observation site, Sortland (Nordland)

  1. Warning sign

    Expected: Gale warning (Skomvaer - Andenes) Ocean and coast

    Thursday southeast near gale force 7, 15 m/s, increasing gale force 8, 20 m/s , from Thursday afternoon veering southwest with brief severe gale force 9, 22 m/s. Late friday morning decreasing force 6, 12 m/s.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday September 20, 2018 06:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Friday September 21, 2018 09:00
      Danger is over

    ConsequencesModerate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

    InstructionsDo not go out at sea in a small boat.

Sortland observation station (86500)

The station is located in Sortland municipality, 3 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Sortland observation site. The station was established in January 1985. The station measures precipitation, temperature, snow depths and wind. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was 11.5 °C, 1.7 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 19.7 °C (10 September), and the lowest was 4.4 °C (1 September). The total precipitation was 105.5 mm. Highest daily precipitation was 28.1 mm (20 August), measured at 7am (8am daylight savings) for the past 24 hours. Highest wind speed was 9.7 m/s (3 September).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 31.0 °C (29. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -11.3 °C (8. Mar. 2018). Highest daily precipitation was 32.2 mm (4. Nov. 2017). Maximum snow depth was 60 cm (27. Mar. 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 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
Aug 2018 13.1°C 11.7°C 28.8°C Aug 1 6.2°C Aug 28 164.3 mm 81.0 mm 29.2 mm Aug 18 3.3 m/s 11.3 m/s Aug 12
Jul 2018 14.8°C 11.8°C 31.0°C Jul 29 8.4°C Jul 1 12.6 mm 73.0 mm 4.0 mm Jul 4 3.3 m/s 8.2 m/s Jul 2
Jun 2018 8.2°C 9.4°C 17.0°C Jun 18 1.7°C Jun 7 158.0 mm 59.0 mm 30.9 mm Jun 27 4.1 m/s 12.8 m/s Jun 15
May 2018 9.2°C 6.1°C 22.6°C May 10 -1.0°C May 1 88.2 mm 60.0 mm 29.5 mm May 21 4.2 m/s 11.8 m/s May 20
Apr 2018 2.5°C 1.8°C 11.1°C Apr 23 -7.2°C Apr 8 48.5 mm 83.0 mm 7.5 mm Apr 9 2.6 m/s 11.3 m/s Apr 7
Mar 2018 -2.9°C -1.0°C 4.8°C Mar 18 -11.3°C Mar 8 80.0 mm 94.0 mm 21.6 mm Mar 18 3.1 m/s 18.0 m/s Mar 19
Feb 2018 -2.6°C -2.1°C 6.0°C Feb 6 -11.2°C Feb 3 7.2 mm 118.0 mm 1.9 mm Feb 6 3.3 m/s 12.3 m/s Feb 8
Jan 2018 -2.1°C -2.3°C 6.5°C Jan 12 -11.2°C Jan 21 57.6 mm 127.0 mm 10.5 mm Jan 4 3.0 m/s 12.8 m/s Jan 17
Dec 2017 -0.4°C -1.4°C 8.7°C Dec 20 -9.2°C Dec 28 161.8 mm 143.0 mm 24.1 mm Dec 20 3.2 m/s 13.3 m/s Dec 1
Nov 2017 2.1°C 0.8°C 10.7°C Nov 8 -6.1°C Nov 30 167.6 mm 147.0 mm 32.2 mm Nov 4 3.3 m/s 15.4 m/s Nov 23
Oct 2017 5.9°C 4.5°C 17.4°C Oct 1 -2.0°C Oct 24 113.0 mm 188.0 mm 19.0 mm Oct 17 2.9 m/s 12.8 m/s Oct 2
Sep 2017 10.9°C 8.3°C 21.5°C Sep 30 3.4°C Sep 20 9.2 mm 127.0 mm 4.3 mm Sep 18 2.5 m/s 12.3 m/s Sep 15
Aug 2017 11.7°C 11.7°C 18.0°C Aug 12 5.5°C Aug 28 105.0 mm 81.0 mm 29.2 mm Aug 31 3.7 m/s 14.9 m/s Aug 20