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

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

Issued: 5am Fri 27 Nov Local Time
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Fri morning, min -23°C on Fri night). Mainly stormy winds.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Tue afternoon, min -22°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sat afternoon, min -26°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Thu afternoon, severe gales from the NW by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Mon night, min -19°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the W on Sun night, extremely windy from the WNW by Mon night).

Thursday
3
Friday
4
Saturday
5
Sunday
6
Monday
7
Tuesday
8
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light snow
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snow showers
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Wind km/h
70 SW70
85 WSW85
15 W15
30 WNW30
50 NW50
75 NW75
50 WNW50
60 WNW60
85 WNW85
80 WNW80
70 WNW70
55 NW55
50 W50
65 WNW65
75 WNW75
55 WNW55
55 WNW55
40 WNW40
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45 NW45
40 NW40
50 WNW50
40 WNW40
40 WNW40
85 NW85
60 WNW60
65 WNW65
65 NW65
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50 WNW50
65 WNW65
80 W80
85 WNW85
115 WNW115
75 WNW75
75 WNW75
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
3 5 1 - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-18 -18 -19 -22 -22 -19 -19 -18 -18 -19 -20 -19 -19 -18 -19 -20 -20 -21 -23 -24 -25 -24 -23 -23 -21 -20 -20 -19 -19 -18 -17 -17 -16 -16 -17 -16
Low °C
-18 -18 -23 -22 -22 -20 -19 -18 -19 -19 -20 -21 -19 -19 -20 -20 -21 -22 -23 -25 -26 -25 -24 -23 -22 -20 -20 -19 -19 -19 -18 -17 -17 -16 -17 -17
Chill °C
-35 -36 -32 -36 -38 -36 -34 -34 -34 -37 -37 -36 -34 -35 -36 -36 -36 -35 -38 -40 -41 -41 -38 -39 -39 -37 -36 -35 -35 -32 -34 -34 -35 -35 -33 -31
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
6:28 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:33 - - 6:33 - - 6:33 - - 6:35 - - 6:35 - - 6:37 - - 6:37 - -
Sunset
- 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -18°C on Fri morning, min -23°C on Fri night)Mainly stormy winds.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -18°C on Tue afternoon, min -22°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -20°C on Sat afternoon, min -26°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Thu afternoon, severe gales from the NW by Sat morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum at the specific elevation of 7000 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.
3 hours ago
6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
Low: overcast
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
3 hours ago
-2.9° C
No report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 200).
30 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
3 hours ago
7.2° C
clear
Clear skies.
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 260).
50 km
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
3 hours ago
19.2° C
Fog, sky not visible, thinning.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
200 m
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
3 hours ago
3.8° C
No report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 40).
23 km

* 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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