Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Wed morning, min -28°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Wed morning, fresh winds from the W by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Sat morning, min -26°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the W by Mon night).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Thu night, min -29°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the WNW on Wed night, extremely windy from the WNW by Thu morning).

Tuesday
4
Wednesday
5
Thursday
6
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
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
85 W85
55 W55
65 W65
50 W50
35 W35
45 WNW45
55 W55
75 WNW75
75 W75
65 W65
50 W50
50 W50
50 WNW50
55 WNW55
60 WNW60
60 WNW60
55 WNW55
65 WNW65
55 W55
75 W75
75 WNW75
50 WNW50
65 WNW65
65 WNW65
100 WNW100
95 WNW95
60 W60
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - 2 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 2 - - - -
High °C
-17 -19 -21 -24 -27 -27 -25 -25 -24 -24 -25 -24 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -24 -24 -26 -27 -28 -28 -24 -23 -22
Low °C
-18 -20 -24 -27 -28 -28 -26 -25 -24 -26 -26 -25 -25 -25 -26 -25 -25 -25 -24 -25 -27 -27 -28 -29 -26 -24 -22
Chill °C
-34 -34 -37 -41 -42 -44 -45 -45 -41 -42 -43 -42 -42 -43 -44 -43 -43 -43 -41 -43 -44 -45 -48 -51 -47 -43 -43
Freezing level m
3300 3500 2550 2550 3000 2350 2800 3300 2650 2500 2750 2150 2650 3200 2600 3000 3350 2850 3100 3300 2650 2700 3100 2500 2600 3350 3050
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
6:47 - - 6:46 - - 6:46 - - 6:45 - - 6:45 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:41 - -
Sunset
- 5:35 - - 5:36 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:38 - - 5:39 - - 5:40 - - 5:40 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoonExtremely cold (max -17°C on Wed morning, min -28°C on Thu afternoon)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Wed morning, fresh winds from the W by Fri night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -24°C on Sat morning, min -26°C on Sat morning)Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the W by Mon night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -22°C on Thu night, min -29°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (strong winds from the WNW on Wed night, extremely windy from the WNW by Thu 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.
52 minutes ago
6° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
Low: few
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
-16.6° C
clear
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
30 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.2° C
clear
No report.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 80).
30 km
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
2 hours ago
-14.6° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 330).
30 km
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
-12.3° C
clear
No report.
30 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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Gangkhar Puensum and within an acceptable time window.

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