Weather forecast forBesseggen, Vågå (Oppland)

  1. Applies to Jotunheimen

    On Wednesday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Jotunheimen. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.

Today, Wednesday 16/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
15:00–18:00
Snow showers.
-10° 0.7 – 1.3 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-12° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Thursday 17/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
06:00–12:00
Light snow showers.
-15° 0.2 – 0.9 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-13° 0.6 – 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00
Light snow showers.
-13° 0.4 – 0.8 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from north-northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from north-northwest
Friday, 18/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Light snow showers.
-14° 0.4 – 0.9 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from northwest
06:00–12:00
Light snow showers.
-13° 0.5 – 1.2 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-13° 1.1 – 2.1 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Snow showers.
-12° 0.7 – 1.3 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from westStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west
Observations from the closest weather stations
Juvflye observation site, 1844 m. 27.0 km from Besseggen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-10.7° VindpilModerate breeze, 5.9 m/s from north-northwest Juvflye: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Juvflye observation site
Juvvasshøe observation site, 1894 m. 27.2 km from Besseggen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-11.0° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.6 m/s from west-northwest Juvvasshøe: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Juvvasshøe observation site
Beitostølen observation site, 965 m. 30.0 km from Besseggen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-11.2° VindpilLight breeze, 2.3 m/s from northeast Beitostølen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Beitostølen observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Wed
16.01
Tue
15.01
Mon
14.01
Sun
13.01
Sat
12.01
Fri
11.01
Thu
10.01
Wed
09.01
Beito 5.5 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Beitostølen 4.4 5.7 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Jotunheimen area

Next update: ca 16.1. 16:00

Today, 16.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

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Sun and moon, 16/01/2019
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:23 ; Moonrise 12:21
Sunset 15:46 Moonset 03:21

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Places nearby

Veslfjellet (mountain, 1123 m away), Bandet (slope, 1254 m away), Leirungsbue (hut, 2156 m away), Brue (slope, 2179 m away), Rathbonebue (hut, 2309 m away), Grotåe (stream, 2321 m away), Bjørnbølet (cliff, 2377 m away), Hamnhåmåren (headland, 2389 m away), Veslløyfte (pass, 2438 m away), Hamnsanden (sandbank, 2438 m away), Leirungsholet (cirque, 2544 m away), Besshøbrean (glacier, 2684 m away), Besshøe (mountain, 2827 m away), Øvre Leirungen (lake, 2855 m away), Bessvatnet (lake, 2865 m away), Knutshøe (mountain, 2972 m away), Gjende (large lake, 3019 m away), Bjørnbøltjønne (pond, 3133 m away), Bukkehøe (hill, 3233 m away), Veslløyfttinden (mountain, 3401 m away)

Latitude/longitude: 61°30′15″N 08°43′55″E
Decimal coordinates: 61.5042 8.7320

Altitude: ca. 1637 m.a.s.l. (approximate)

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Besseggen (authorized by the Mapping Authority in 1998).
Not approved: Besseggi (rejected in 1998).

Category: Ridge
Municipality: Vågå, Oppland.
SSR-ID: 162483 (162947)