Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 4:30. Next update around 11:00.

Today, Friday 24/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
08:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -9° 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -10° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from westLight breeze, 3 m/s from west
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeast
Tomorrow, Saturday 25/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy -12° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
06:00–12:00 Light snow -11° 0.5 – 0.8 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
12:00–18:00 Snow -9° 1.0 – 1.4 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00 Light snow -11° 0.6 – 1.2 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeast
Sunday, 26/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–07:00 Light snow -12° 0.7 – 1.1 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00 Cloudy -11° 0 – 0.4 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -11° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeast
20:00–02:00 Partly cloudy -13° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northeast
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Cloudy -10.5° VindpilLight air, 1.4 m/s from southwest Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 4 kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-9.9° VindpilLight breeze, 2.3 m/s from west-northwest Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
Sveagruva II observation site, 50 m. 43.5 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-9.6° VindpilLight breeze, 2.5 m/s from north Sveagruva II: Temperature last 30 days
kl 6 kl 6
More statistics for Sveagruva II observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
24.03
Thu
23.03
Wed
22.03
Tue
21.03
Mon
20.03
Sun
19.03
Sat
18.03
Fri
17.03
Svalbard Airport 0.2 0.0 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.2
Adventdalen 1.6 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.1
Sveagruva II 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 24.3. 16:00

Today, 24.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 25.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 24/03/2017
Sun Moon
Sunrise 05:18 The moon does not rise.
Sunset 18:52

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

35 percent of the temperature forecasts have been very good or good the last three days.

During the last three days have:

  • 21 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 14 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 65 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 4 degrees wrong

The temperature forecasts have been compared with observations from Svalbard Airport observation site.

21%
14%
65%

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Latitude/longitude: 78°13′20″N15°37′53″E
Decimal coordinates: 78.2222 15.6315

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Official name: Longyearbyen.
Read more about Longyearbyen at the Norwegian Polar Institute.

Category: Small town
Area: Svalbard, Norway
NP-ID: 21/8560
See it on: *TopoSvalbard.