Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat afternoon, min -8°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Mon afternoon, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the W by Wed night).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat afternoon, min -8°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the W by Sun night).

Thursday
2
Friday
3
Saturday
4
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
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
20 W20
20 NW20
25 W25
25 W25
15 NW15
15 W15
20 W20
20 NW20
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 W15
15 WSW15
25 W25
20 W20
15 WSW15
25 W25
30 W30
35 WSW35
45 WSW45
40 W40
50 WSW50
60 WSW60
40 WSW40
45 WSW45
55 WSW55
35 WSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - 2 - - 1 - - 1 1 1 2 - - 2 - - 1 - - - - 1 1 -
High °C
-7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -5 -6 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -6 -7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -4 -5
Low °C
-7 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -8 -7 -6 -8 -8 -7 -9 -8 -7 -9 -8 -7 -8 -7 -6 -7 -6 -4 -6
Chill °C
-11 -12 -13 -14 -11 -11 -12 -13 -13 -12 -12 -13 -14 -14 -14 -13 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -16 -15 -14 -14
Freezing level m
4850 5050 4750 5000 5150 4750 5050 5150 4750 5000 5050 4700 4800 5050 4600 4850 5000 4650 4800 5000 4650 4900 5100 4850 5100 5300 5000
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Sunrise
5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:20 - - 5:20 - - 5:18 - - 5:18 - - 5:16 - - 5:16 - - 5:16 - -
Sunset
- 6:29 - - 6:29 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:32 - - 6:34 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat afternoon, min -8°C on Sun night)Wind will be generally light

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Mon afternoon, min -9°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the W by Wed night)

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat afternoon, min -8°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the W by Sun night)

Issued local time.

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
17° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 160).
Low: scattered
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.7° C
clear
No report.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
24 km
Mid: few
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
1 hour ago
7.1° C
clear
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 320).
30 km
Mid: clear
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
1 hour ago
16.8° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 320).
4 km
Mid: few
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
1 hour ago
9.7° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 250).
50 km
Mid: clear

* 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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