Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri afternoon, min -8°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
5 NNE5
10 NNE10
15 SE15
0 W0
0 NE0
10 E10
15 E15
10 ENE10
20 ENE20
15 ESE15
10 E10
10 E10
5 ESE5
5 NNW5
10 NNE10
5 ESE5
5 W5
10 ESE10
15 SSE15
10 SSW10
5 SSE5
10 S10
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
20 SW20
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 5 22 9 8 9 1 3 11 1 3 - - 1 - 1 2 1 1 2 2 4 5 1 1 2 -
High °C
-7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -6 -5 -5 -5 -6 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5
Low °C
-7 -7 -8 -7 -6 -8 -7 -6 -8 -7 -7 -7 -6 -5 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -5 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -5 -6
Chill °C
-7 -12 -13 -7 -6 -10 -13 -11 -14 -13 -10 -10 -5 -7 -10 -9 -4 -4 -10 -10 -8 -10 -9 -8 -13 -11 -9
Freezing level m
5850 5950 5800 5800 6000 5850 5850 6000 5800 5850 5900 5900 6000 6100 6050 6100 6150 6050 6100 6150 5950 5950 6050 5950 5950 6100 5900
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:30 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - -
Sunset
- 6:35 - - 6:34 - - 6:32 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - - 6:28 - - 6:27 -

Issued local time.

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.
1 hour ago
22° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 30).
Low: scattered
Mid: few
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
11.6° C
-
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 180).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
1 hour ago
13.9° C
moderate rain
Rain
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
1 hour ago
19.0° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 km
Mid: scattered
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
1 hour ago
15.7° C
clear
Clear skies.
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 140).
50 km
Mid: few

* 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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