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

BtGangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

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Issued: 5 pm Thu 29 Feb Local Time
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Days 1–4 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Fri morning, min -16°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the W by Sat morning).

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sun afternoon, min -19°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WSW on Sun night, moderate winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Days 8–10 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Thu morning, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Thu night, light winds from the WSW by Fri afternoon).

Days 11–13 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue morning, min -17°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Sat night, severe gales from the WNW by Mon night).

Thu
29
Friday
1
Saturday
2
Sunday
3
Monday
4
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
6
Thursday
7
Friday
8
Saturday
9
Sunday
10
Monday
11
Tue
12
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part cloud
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light snow
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clear
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cloudy
clear
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 km/h
55
WNW
25
WNW
45
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
10
W
30
WSW
20
WNW
20
WNW
35
W
75
W
60
WSW
45
WSW
55
WSW
30
NW
30
WNW
30
W
25
W
35
WSW
35
W
55
W
30
WSW
55
W
30
W
15
WSW
25
W
25
WNW
30
WNW
35
WNW
50
WNW
40
WNW
30
WNW
40
WNW
40
WNW
75
WNW
65
WNW
Wave Height Map
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 cm 
1.0
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 mm 
max°C
-14
-15
-13
-13
-14
-13
-13
-15
-14
-13
-15
-16
-16
-17
-16
-16
-16
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-15
-16
-16
-18
-17
-18
-15
-15
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-12
-13
-13
-9
-9
-9
-7
min°C
-15
-16
-14
-14
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-13
-13
-16
-14
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-18
-17
-17
-19
-18
-16
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-16
-16
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-15
-16
-20
-18
-17
-19
-16
-16
-17
-14
-14
-15
-11
-10
-10
-7
chill°C 
-28
-27
-27
-23
-24
-20
-23
-26
-22
-27
-35
-32
-29
-30
-30
-27
-30
-27
-28
-30
-29
-27
-36
-30
-26
-30
-27
-27
-28
-27
-26
-26
-22
-21
-23
-19
Freezing level (m
4000
3350
3950
4250
3350
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4050
2950
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2850
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2650
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2950
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Cloud base (m)
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Sunrise
6:22
6:20
6:20
6:18
6:18
6:16
6:15
6:13
6:13
6:11
6:11
6:09
Sunset
5:58
5:58
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Fri morning, min -16°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the W by Sat morning).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sun afternoon, min -19°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WSW on Sun night, moderate winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Thu morning, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Thu night, light winds from the WSW by Fri afternoon).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Tsampa
29 km SE
3708m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).
Paro International Airport
123 km SSW
2235m alt.
2 hours ago
14° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
33
Fresh winds from the SSE
(33 kph at 150).
9.0 km
Low: scattered
139 km SW
4490m alt.
3 hours ago
4° C
clear
Clear skies.
22
Moderate winds from the SW
(22 kph at 230).
50 km
190 km NNE
3661m alt.
3 hours ago
16° C
clear
Clear skies.
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 280).
50 km
Gangtok
198 km SW
1764m alt.
3 hours ago
12° C
Mist
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
500 m
Mid: overcast

* 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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