Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

Updated at 1:10. Next update around 12:00.

Today, Thursday 30/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
09:00–12:00 Cloudy -14° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy -14° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00 Cloudy -15° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Friday 31/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy -22° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from westLight breeze, 2 m/s from west
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy -15° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0 – 0.1 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
Saturday, 01/04/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Fair -17° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from northwest
06:00–12:00 Fair -25° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southLight breeze, 2 m/s from south
14:00–20:00 Partly cloudy -19° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southeastLight air, 1 m/s from south-southeast
20:00–02:00 Partly cloudy -14° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 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 -14.3° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.7 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
-14.9° VindpilFresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from northwest 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
-16.4° VindpilLight air, 1.3 m/s from east Sveagruva II: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 8
More statistics for Sveagruva II observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Thu
30.03
Wed
29.03
Tue
28.03
Mon
27.03
Sun
26.03
Sat
25.03
Fri
24.03
Thu
23.03
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.6 0.2
Adventdalen 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.2 0.1 1.6 1.6
Sveagruva II 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 30.3. 16:00

Today, 30.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 31.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 30/03/2017
Sun Moon
Sunrise 05:30 Moonrise 05:24
Sunset 20:38 The moon does not set.

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 79 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 17 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 4 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 1 degrees wrong

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

79%
17%
4%

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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.