Weather statistics for Mortenhalsskolten observation site, Balsfjord (Troms)

  1. Applies to Tromsø

    On Thursday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Tromsø. Avalanche problem is persistent weak layer (slab avalanches) and new snow (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 advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.

Mortenhalsskolten observation station (90110)

The station is located in Balsfjord municipality, 740 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Mortenhalsskolten observation site. The station was established in April 2016. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 2.6 °C (24 February), and the lowest was -16.6 °C (5 March). Highest wind speed was 19.2 m/s (24 February).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 28.0 °C (18. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -20.3 °C (27. Jan. 2019).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from eklima.met.no.

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
wind
Feb 2019 -7.4°C 2.6°C Feb 24 -15.9°C Feb 4 7.1 m/s 19.2 m/s Feb 24
Jan 2019 -8.8°C 1.2°C Jan 10 -20.3°C Jan 27 6.9 m/s 18.8 m/s Jan 27
Dec 2018 -4.9°C -0.1°C Dec 1 -9.7°C Dec 8 4.6 m/s 16.1 m/s Dec 26
Nov 2018 -0.7°C 7.0°C Nov 8 -8.2°C Nov 26 7.0 m/s 23.7 m/s Nov 17
Oct 2018 6.3 m/s 16.4 m/s Oct 21
Sep 2018 6.9°C 16.3°C Sep 9 1.1°C Sep 23 5.3 m/s 20.6 m/s Sep 3
Aug 2018 8.2°C 25.5°C Aug 1 2.3°C Aug 28 5.1 m/s 15.5 m/s Aug 24
Jul 2018 13.2°C 28.0°C Jul 18 2.9°C Jul 1 3.7 m/s 15.5 m/s Jul 23
Jun 2018 2.7°C 13.3°C Jun 19 -3.3°C Jun 7 6.8 m/s 23.0 m/s Jun 26
May 2018 3.8°C 16.6°C May 10 -4.5°C May 1 6.8 m/s 19.3 m/s May 3
Apr 2018 -2.0°C 9.6°C Apr 17 -9.6°C Apr 1 4.1 m/s 15.0 m/s Apr 5
Mar 2018 -9.4°C -2.1°C Mar 18 -18.5°C Mar 8 4.9 m/s 18.2 m/s Mar 7
Feb 2018 -9.0°C 0.2°C Feb 6 -15.4°C Feb 24 6.5 m/s 16.7 m/s Feb 24