Weather forecast forLongyearbyen (Svalbard)

  1. Applies to Nordenskiöld Land

    On Friday 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, Friday 18/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
13:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-17° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Tomorrow, Saturday 19/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-18° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-20° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from north-northeastLight air, 1 m/s from north-northeast
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-20° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-24° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
Sunday, 20/01/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Fair.
-24° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from northeastLight air, 1 m/s from northeast
06:00–12:00
Fair.
-26° 0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from south-southwestLight air, 1 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-28° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwest
18:00–00:00
Fair.
-28° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southLight breeze, 2 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
Fair.
-16.3° VindpilFresh breeze, 7.9 m/s from southeast Svalbard Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 10 kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for Svalbard Airport observation site
Adventdalen observation site, 15 m. 5.1 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-18.8° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.1 m/s from east-southeast Adventdalen: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for Adventdalen observation site
PLATÅBERGET III observation site, 450 m. 5.8 km from Longyearbyen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-21.0° VindpilStrong breeze, 10.9 m/s from east-southeast PLATÅBERGET III: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for PLATÅBERGET III observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
18.01
Thu
17.01
Wed
16.01
Tue
15.01
Mon
14.01
Sun
13.01
Sat
12.01
Fri
11.01
Svalbard Airport 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.9
Adventdalen 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.7
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Nordenskiöld Land area

Next update: ca 18.1. 16:00

Today, 18.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 19.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

 

Sun and moon, 18/01/2019
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.