Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sun afternoon, min -8°C on Sat afternoon). Mainly severe gales.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue afternoon, min -13°C on Tue night). Mainly near gales.

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat morning, min -17°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Sat morning, gales from the WSW by Sun night).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
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 AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
70 WSW70
60 WSW60
65 WSW65
75 WSW75
65 WSW65
60 WSW60
65 WSW65
60 SW60
60 SW60
60 SW60
25 WNW25
35 NNW35
35 NW35
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
50 W50
50 W50
55 WNW55
45 W45
40 W40
35 W35
40 W40
45 W45
55 W55
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 3 6 19 12 12 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-7 -8 -4 -3 -5 -4 -4 -4 -5 -6 -8 -9 -9 -9 -6 -7 -9 -8 -8 -10 -8 -8 -10 -8 -9 -11 -12
Low °C
-8 -8 -6 -5 -5 -4 -4 -5 -5 -7 -13 -12 -11 -10 -7 -9 -10 -9 -10 -10 -9 -10 -10 -9 -11 -14 -13
Chill °C
-19 -20 -15 -14 -16 -14 -15 -14 -16 -17 -19 -18 -19 -20 -16 -18 -21 -19 -19 -21 -17 -18 -21 -20 -22 -25 -26
Freezing level m
3750 3400 3900 4500 4100 4200 4300 4200 4200 4000 3250 2900 3650 3450 3850 3900 3300 3550 3850 3250 3450 3700 3150 3450 3500 2650 2700
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:45 - - 6:46 - - 6:46
Sunset
5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 - - 5:06 - - 5:06 - - 5:07 - - 5:07 - -

Issued local time.

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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.2° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 20).
14 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.4° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
24 km
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.7° C
No report.
12 km
Gauhati Air Force Base
244 km SSE
54m alt.
1 hour ago
19° C
clear
Mist -.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
2 km
Mid: few
Tezpur
280 km SE
79m alt.
2 hours ago
19.0° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 km
Mid: few

* 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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