Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

    On Wednesday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Nordenskiöld Land. Avalanche problem is persistent weak layer (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, Wednesday 16/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-19° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-18° 0 – 0.4 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
Tomorrow, Thursday 17/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-17° 0 – 0.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southLight breeze, 3 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-18° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Friday, 18/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Clear sky.
-18° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-18° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-19° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-19° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svalbard Airport observation site, 28 m. 3.9 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Clear sky.
-16.6° VindpilGentle breeze, 5.3 m/s from east-southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 7 kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-19.9° VindpilLight breeze, 3.2 m/s from east-southeast Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
PLATÅBERGET III observation site, 450 m. 5.8 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-17.0° VindpilLight breeze, 3.1 m/s from east-northeast PLATÅBERGET III: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for PLATÅBERGET III 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
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 1.8
Adventdalen 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.4 0.7
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 16.1. 16:00

Today, 16.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

 

Sun and moon, 16/01/2019
Sun Moon
; Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. ; The moon does not set.

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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.