Weather statistics for Pålfinnmoen observation site, Balsfjord (Troms)

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    On Sunday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Tromsø. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches).
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    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
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    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.

Pålfinnmoen observation station (90100)

The station is located in Balsfjord municipality, 124 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Pålfinnmoen observation site. The station was established in October 2015. The station measures precipitation, temperature and snow depths. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 6.6 °C (10 January), and the lowest was -16.6 °C (19 January). The total precipitation was 245.1 mm. Highest daily precipitation was 31.8 mm (11 January), measured at 7am (8am daylight savings) for the past 24 hours.

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 31.0 °C (18. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -19.9 °C (26. Feb. 2018). Highest daily precipitation was 42.6 mm (7. Dec. 2018). Maximum snow depth was 143 cm (1. Apr. 2018).

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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

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Precipitation
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Total Normal Highest
daily value
Dec 2018 -2.6°C 5.8°C Dec 1 -15.9°C Dec 8 119.7 mm 42.6 mm Dec 7
Nov 2018 2.9°C 10.8°C Nov 16 -9.7°C Nov 27 121.0 mm 25.8 mm Nov 24
Oct 2018 2.5°C 12.9°C Oct 14 -9.9°C Oct 30 110.5 mm 32.1 mm Oct 19
Sep 2018 8.3°C 20.1°C Sep 9 -3.2°C Sep 28 145.4 mm 29.8 mm Sep 24
Aug 2018 12.2°C 29.9°C Aug 1 4.5°C Aug 15 144.2 mm 30.1 mm Aug 20
Jul 2018 15.9°C 31.0°C Jul 18 6.6°C Jul 27 25.1 mm 8.8 mm Jul 20
Jun 2018 7.4°C 16.4°C Jun 19 0.4°C Jun 7 205.3 mm 36.3 mm Jun 4
May 2018 7.7°C 20.4°C May 16 -2.6°C May 1 53.9 mm 10.6 mm May 30
Apr 2018 1.5°C 11.8°C Apr 13 -12.5°C Apr 3 54.0 mm 8.5 mm Apr 8
Mar 2018 -6.6°C 2.1°C Mar 31 -18.1°C Mar 9 107.2 mm 21.3 mm Mar 18
Feb 2018 -7.1°C 4.8°C Feb 6 -19.9°C Feb 26 3.2 mm 0.7 mm Feb 14
Jan 2018 -6.7°C 4.5°C Jan 12 -17.8°C Jan 23 63.9 mm 16.0 mm Jan 8
Dec 2017 -4.6°C 7.5°C Dec 20 -19.6°C Dec 29 105.5 mm 22.0 mm Dec 22