Gangkhar Puensum weather
– Lat/Long: 28.05° N 90.45° E

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Weather Forecast, Bhutan

Issued: 11pm Sun 11 Apr Local Time
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Wed afternoon, min -19°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Sun night, calm by Wed morning).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat afternoon, min -16°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sun morning, min -14°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the SSW by Mon morning).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the SW by Fri morning).

Sun
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
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Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
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Thursday
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Fri
23
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 night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
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Wind km/h
45 W45
50 WSW50
40 WSW40
20 W20
10 WNW10
15 WSW15
15 NW15
5 NW5
10 WSW10
10 NW10
10 WSW10
25 W25
15 WNW15
5 WNW5
10 WNW10
10 N10
10 ENE10
5 WNW5
5 NE5
15 SSW15
20 SW20
15 SW15
30 SSW30
30 SW30
15 NNW15
10 NW10
20 WNW20
30 NW30
5 WSW5
5 SW5
5 N5
15 S15
15 WSW15
5 WSW5
30 SW30
30 WSW30
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 3 - - 2 - 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 6 6 2 4 3 10 2 2 2 2 - - 2 - - 4 1 1 3
High °C
-15 -14 -14 -16 -16 -15 -16 -14 -13 -15 -13 -12 -13 -13 -12 -13 -11 -10 -12 -11 -11 -11 -12 -12 -13 -12 -12 -13 -10 -10 -11 -10 -9 -11 -10 -9
Low °C
-16 -15 -15 -19 -17 -15 -17 -15 -13 -16 -14 -12 -16 -14 -13 -14 -12 -11 -13 -11 -11 -13 -12 -12 -14 -13 -12 -13 -11 -11 -12 -11 -9 -11 -10 -10
Chill °C
-28 -26 -26 -27 -23 -23 -24 -14 -19 -22 -20 -21 -19 -18 -18 -18 -14 -10 -16 -18 -19 -17 -22 -22 -18 -19 -20 -23 -14 -14 -16 -17 -16 -15 -20 -18
Freezing level m
3500 3800 4100 3250 3700 3950 2950 3950 4150 3250 4000 4350 3800 4100 4350 3550 4300 4500 4100 4300 4450 4000 4200 4250 3700 4250 4400 3750 4550 4550 3750 4400 4650 4050 4400 4650
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Sunrise
- 5:35 - - 5:35 - - 5:33 - - 5:33 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:30 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:26 - - 5:26 - - 5:24 -
Sunset
- - 6:21 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:23 - - 6:23 - - 6:24 - - 6:25 - - 6:25 - - 6:27 - - 6:27

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoonExtremely cold (max -13°C on Wed afternoon, min -19°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Sun night, calm by Wed morning).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat afternoon, min -16°C on Wed night)Wind will be generally light.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morningExtremely cold (max -11°C on Sun morning, min -14°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the SSW by Mon 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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.7° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 140).
30 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
10.1° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 210).
30 km
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
2 hours ago
3.2° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 210).
30 km
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
6.9° C
No report.
14
Light winds from the SW
(14 kph at 220).
30 km
Gauhati Air Force Base
243 km SSE
54m alt.
2 hours ago
n/a° C
Mist dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
2 km
Mid: scattered
High: 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.

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