Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -1°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wed
27
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
20 SW20
15 SW15
15 SW15
15 SW15
5 SW5
5 WSW5
5 W5
5 SE5
10 ESE10
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 SW5
5 SSW5
10 SSW10
15 S15
15 SSW15
5 SW5
15 SSW15
15 SW15
15 SW15
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 2 - - 3 - - 2 - 1 2 1 - 1 - - - 2 1
High °C
-1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Low °C
-1 -2 -1 -1 -2 -1 0 -2 -1 0 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 -1 -1 0 -1 -1
Chill °C
-7 -5 -6 -5 -3 -4 0 -1 -4 -2 -3 -2 -3 -2 -2 1 1 -4 -3 -4 -2 -4 -3 -5 -4 -2 -4
Freezing level m
5850 5800 5750 5900 5750 5800 5950 5850 5850 5950 5850 5950 5950 5900 5950 6100 6050 6050 6000 5850 6000 6050 5950 5900 6050 5800 5850
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03
Sunset
6:55 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - -

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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
4 hours ago
8.9° C
-
25
Moderate winds from the ESE
(25 kph at 110).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
4 hours ago
25.7° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 290).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
4 hours ago
20.0° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
200 m
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
4 hours ago
20.1° C
-
14
Light winds from the SSW
(14 kph at 200).
50 km
Mid: few
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
4 hours ago
22.3° C
-
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
50 km
Mid: scattered

* 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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