Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

    On Friday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Nordenskiöld Land. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (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 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.

Today, Friday 22/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
01:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 – 0.2 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-5° 0.9 – 2.3 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-3° 1.4 – 3.9 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-southwest
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-4° 0 – 0.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Saturday 23/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Clear sky.
-7° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-9° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-9° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from westLight breeze, 2 m/s from west
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-10° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from southwest
Sunday, 24/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Fair.
-10° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from northwest
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
13:00–19:00
Partly cloudy.
-13° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
19:00–01:00
Partly cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Fair.
-5.2° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.8 m/s from east-southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 22 kl 0 kl 0
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-6.4° VindpilGentle breeze, 5.4 m/s from southeast Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
PLATÅBERGET III observation site, 450 m. 5.8 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-8.7° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.4 m/s from east-southeast PLATÅBERGET III: Temperature last 30 days
kl 0 kl 0
More statistics for PLATÅBERGET III observation site

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 21.3. 16:00

Today, 22.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 23.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

 

Sun and moon, 22/03/2019
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 05:38 ; Moonrise 21:37
Sunset 18:34 Moonset 06:26

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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.