Castor
Weather Forecast, Switzerland

 

Days 0-3 Castor Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Tue afternoon, min -20°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sun morning, light winds from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Castor Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat morning, min -21°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Wed night, near gales from the WNW by Fri night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
50 W50
45 W45
15 W15
15 NNW15
20 NW20
35 NNW35
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
20 WSW20
30 SW30
35 SW35
10 W10
15 WNW15
45 NW45
35 NW35
30 WNW30
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds clear some clouds light snow heavy snow heavy snow light snow clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
6 2 9 2 2 - - - - 1 13 18 2 - - - 9 1
High °C
-14 -16 -18 -19 -19 -14 -14 -13 -13 -16 -18 -19 -20 -18 -14 -13 -11 -11
Low °C
-15 -17 -20 -20 -19 -17 -14 -13 -15 -18 -19 -21 -21 -19 -17 -13 -12 -11
Chill °C
-27 -30 -27 -28 -29 -22 -22 -20 -21 -28 -30 -28 -34 -31 -25 -24 -23 -23
Freezing level m
1850 1700 1450 1450 1550 1150 1500 1400 1450 1400 1300 1350 1250 1200 1100 1600 2100 2500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-14-16-18-19-19-14-14-13-13-16-18-19-20-18-14-13-11-11-10-11-13-14-14-10-10-9-9-12-13-14-15-14-9-9-6-6-4-5-6-7-7-5-5-5-4-6-7-7-8-9-5-3002101001-10-1-1-10-2-1356
Sunrise
8:03 - - 8:03 - - 8:04 - - 8:06 - - 8:06 - - 8:07 - -
Sunset
- 4:44 - - 4:44 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Castor at the specific elevation of 4228 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Castor. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Switzerland.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
MonteRosa
4 km NNE
2887m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.5° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the ESE
(6 kph at 110).
Pian Rosa Mountain Top Airport
7 km WSW
3488m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the NNE
(19 kph at 20).
30 km
Low: scattered
Mid: mostly cloudy
Gornergrat
7 km N
3129m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the NW
(7 kph at 320).
Zermatt
12 km NW
1638m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.3° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).
Promiod
21 km SSW
1469m alt.
2 hours ago
-4° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 337).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Castor and within an acceptable time window.

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