Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri afternoon, min -16°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the N by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat morning, min -13°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue afternoon, min -14°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
3
Wednesday
4
Thursday
5
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
clear
Wind km/h
10 SE10
15 SSE15
15 NNW15
15 N15
10 NW10
15 NNW15
25 NNW25
10 WSW10
15 WNW15
25 WNW25
15 WSW15
25 W25
15 WNW15
20 W20
20 WNW20
10 W10
15 W15
15 NW15
15 WNW15
15 W15
15 W15
5 WSW5
15 SW15
20 W20
5 WSW5
15 WSW15
20 W20
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 7 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - 2 2 - 3 - - - - 1 5 1 - 2 -
High °C
-13 -12 -14 -12 -11 -15 -10 -9 -11 -9 -9 -11 -10 -9 -11 -10 -9 -12 -10 -9 -12 -10 -10 -11 -11 -10 -12
Low °C
-13 -14 -15 -13 -13 -16 -12 -12 -12 -10 -10 -13 -11 -10 -13 -11 -11 -12 -11 -11 -13 -11 -11 -14 -12 -12 -13
Chill °C
-19 -20 -19 -17 -17 -22 -15 -14 -15 -17 -16 -18 -17 -17 -18 -16 -15 -19 -17 -16 -18 -16 -16 -20 -17 -16 -19
Freezing level m
3100 3300 2750 3200 3550 2600 3000 3600 2900 3500 3700 3100 3450 3700 3150 3400 3750 3050 3500 3700 3000 3250 3600 2900 3200 3550 3000
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Sunrise
6:26 - - 6:24 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:18 - -
Sunset
- 5:55 - - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri afternoon, min -16°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the N by Thu night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat morning, min -13°C on Sat night)Wind will be generally light.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue afternoon, min -14°C on Wed night)Wind will be generally light.

This table gives the weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum at the specific elevation of 5000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Gangkhar Puensum. 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 Bhutan.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Paro
123 km SSW
2235m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
light rain
Light rain .
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 150).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: overcast
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
-6.3° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
18
Light winds from the SE
(18 kph at 170).
6 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
1 hour ago
0.5° C
cloudy
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 210).
8 km
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
2 hours ago
6.6° C
Fog, sky not visible, becoming thicker.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 m
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.9° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 250).
30 km

* 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 Gangkhar Puensum and within an acceptable time window.

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