Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Fri afternoon, min -22°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Wed night, strong winds from the N by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Sun afternoon, min -20°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Tue night, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Tue night, strong winds from the SW by Thu morning).

Wednesday
4
Thursday
5
Fri
6
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 PM
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
15 NNW15
15 N15
15 NW15
15 NW15
30 NNW30
20 WNW20
10 W10
10 WNW10
25 W25
35 WSW35
15 WNW15
20 W20
20 W20
15 W15
15 W15
15 WNW15
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
10 W10
20 SW20
40 SW40
30 WSW30
50 SW50
40 SW40
25 W25
25 WSW25
35 WSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - 3 1 - - - - - - - 4 - - 4 - - 1 1 - 1 1 - 3 - - 2
High °C
-21 -19 -18 -21 -17 -16 -17 -17 -16 -18 -18 -17 -18 -18 -17 -18 -18 -17 -18 -18 -18 -19 -19 -18 -18 -19 -18
Low °C
-21 -20 -19 -22 -19 -17 -19 -17 -18 -20 -19 -18 -19 -18 -17 -19 -18 -18 -19 -18 -18 -19 -19 -18 -20 -19 -18
Chill °C
-27 -27 -27 -30 -27 -25 -23 -24 -27 -28 -26 -27 -30 -26 -26 -28 -29 -27 -23 -28 -31 -32 -34 -31 -29 -30 -30
Freezing level m
2650 3150 3500 2700 2900 3650 3000 3250 3600 3050 3350 3650 3000 3300 3700 3050 3450 3700 3000 3150 3500 2850 3250 3500 2950 3150 3450
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-30-31-30-30-28-27-27-27-27-28-30-28-28-29-28-28-29-28-28-28-29-28-29-29-27-30-28-27-26-26-26-24-23-23-24-23-24-26-24-24-25-24-24-25-24-25-25-25-25-25-25-24-26-25-21-19-18-21-17-16-17-17-16-18-18-17-18-18-17-18-18-17-18-18-18-19-19-18-18-19-18-15-11-11-14-10-9-12-10-10-12-11-10-12-11-10-12-10-10-12-11-11-12-11-11-12-12-11-8-4-4-8-3-2-6-3-3-5-3-3-5-3-2-6-3-2-6-4-4-6-4-4-6-4-4
Sunrise
- 6:24 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:18 - - 6:16 -
Sunset
- - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:00

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoonExtremely cold (max -16°C on Fri afternoon, min -22°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Wed night, strong winds from the N by Thu night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoonExtremely cold (max -17°C on Sun afternoon, min -20°C on Sat night)Mainly fresh winds.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoonExtremely cold (max -18°C on Tue night, min -20°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Tue night, strong winds from the SW by Thu morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum at the specific elevation of 6000 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
1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
9
Light winds from the WNW
(9 kph at 290).
Low: broken
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
3 hours ago
-15.9° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 30).
30 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
4 hours ago
-1.3° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 250).
30 km
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
4 hours ago
-4.4° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 310).
30 km
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.2° C
No report.
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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