Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 5:14. Next update around 12:00.

Today, Sunday 30/04/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
09:00–12:00 Fair -5° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00 Fair -3° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -2° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from west-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from west-southwest
Tomorrow, Monday 01/05/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Fair -3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Clear sky -7° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Clear sky -1° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from northwestLight air, 1 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.2 mm Light air, 1 m/s from westLight air, 1 m/s from west
Tuesday, 02/05/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.4 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwest
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Fair 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
20:00–02:00 Cloudy -1° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from westLight breeze, 3 m/s from west
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 -4.9° VindpilLight breeze, 1.7 m/s from northwest Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 8 kl 8
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-4.4° VindpilLight breeze, 3.0 m/s from west Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 8
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
Sveagruva II observation site, 50 m. 43.5 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-2.8° VindpilGentle breeze, 4.9 m/s from southwest Sveagruva II: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 8
More statistics for Sveagruva II observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Sun
30.04
Sat
29.04
Fri
28.04
Thu
27.04
Wed
26.04
Tue
25.04
Mon
24.04
Sun
23.04
Svalbard Airport 0.1 1.5 2.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Adventdalen 0.4 0.0 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Sveagruva II 0.5 2.8 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 30.4. 16:00

Today, 30.4.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 1.5.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 30/04/2017
Sun Moon
Midnight sun, the sun doesn’t set. The moon does not set.

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 71 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 23 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 6 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 2 degrees wrong

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

71%
23%
6%

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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.