Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun morning, min -9°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, severe gales from the WSW by Mon morning).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Mon night, gales from the WSW by Thu morning).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Thu night, fresh winds from the W by Fri afternoon).

Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sun
27
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
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
Wind km/h
30 W30
20 W20
40 WSW40
50 WSW50
50 WSW50
65 WSW65
75 WSW75
75 WSW75
70 W70
35 W35
40 W40
45 W45
45 WSW45
65 WSW65
65 WSW65
65 WSW65
60 WSW60
75 WSW75
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
55 W55
50 WSW50
55 SW55
65 SW65
60 SW60
60 WSW60
65 WSW65
clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 3 2 3 3 - 1
High °C
-9 -7 -7 -8 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -9 -8 -8 -9 -8 -7 -7 -7 -7
Low °C
-9 -8 -8 -8 -7 -6 -8 -7 -7 -8 -6 -7 -8 -7 -8 -10 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -9 -8 -8 -8 -7
Chill °C
-17 -17 -17 -19 -17 -17 -19 -18 -18 -17 -15 -16 -16 -19 -20 -20 -21 -21 -22 -20 -19 -20 -20 -19 -18 -19 -19
Freezing level m
4500 4750 4950 4650 4850 5050 4750 4850 5000 4700 4900 5100 4600 4750 4800 4450 4500 4700 4150 4400 4600 4150 4100 4750 4650 4550 4800
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 6:00 - - 6:01 - - 6:01 - - 6:01 - - 6:03 - - 6:03 - - 6:03 - - 6:03 - - 6:05 -
Sunset
- - 5:24 - - 5:23 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:21 - - 5:20 - - 5:19 - - 5:19 - - 5:17

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun morning, min -9°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, severe gales from the WSW by Mon morning).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Mon night, gales from the WSW by Thu morning).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Thu night, fresh winds from the W by Fri afternoon).

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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
4 hours ago
-4.0° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
4 hours ago
8.1° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
4 hours ago
1.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
4 hours ago
9.7° C
-
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 220).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Gauhati Air Force Base
243 km SSE
54m alt.
2 hours ago
27° C
Mist dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
2 km
Mid: scattered
High: 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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