Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -1°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -1°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Fri
24
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
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 SSW5
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
10 ESE10
5 ESE5
0 NNE0
10 E10
10 SE10
5 ESE5
5 E5
10 E10
10 E10
15 E15
10 SE10
5 E5
10 E10
5 SE5
5 NE5
10 NE10
10 E10
5 ENE5
15 ESE15
10 SE10
5 SSE5
10 ESE10
15 SE15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 3 1 5 - 1 3 5 2 3 3 - 2 4 1 2 - - 2 1 - 1 1 - 3 5 1
High °C
0 -1 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Low °C
-1 -2 -1 0 -2 -1 0 -1 -1 0 -1 0 0 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Chill °C
0 -3 -4 0 -4 -1 0 -3 -3 -2 -2 -4 -3 -5 -4 -2 -4 0 0 0 -2 -1 -3 -2 -1 -2 -4
Freezing level m
5900 5800 5800 5950 5800 5850 5950 5850 5850 6000 5900 5950 6050 5850 5800 5950 5850 5900 6050 6000 6100 6200 6050 6050 6150 6000 6050
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:30 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:31
Sunset
6:37 - - 6:36 - - 6:35 - - 6:34 - - 6:32 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - -

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.
4 hours ago
18° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 350).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
5.2° C
cloudy
No report.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
12 km
Mid: scattered
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
15.9° C
cloudy
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 40).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
2 hours ago
19.8° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
200 m
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
2 hours ago
13.9° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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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