Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun afternoon, min -7°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed afternoon, min -8°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -7°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the W by Mon night).

Saturday
30
Sunday
1
Monday
2
Tue
3
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 WSW5
15 WSW15
5 ESE5
10 SE10
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
5 SSW5
10 SW10
10 SW10
0 SE0
15 SSE15
5 WNW5
5 NW5
5 W5
15 W15
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
40 SW40
35 WSW35
25 W25
20 WSW20
25 W25
20 WNW20
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
15 W15
25 W25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 - - 2 1 1 5 2 - 3 6 4 5 3 1 3 7 3 2 3 1 2 - 3 5 3 1
High °C
-6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6 -7 -5 -5 -7 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6
Low °C
-6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -6 -6 -8 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -8 -7 -7 -7 -6 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -6
Chill °C
-9 -12 -10 -10 -12 -11 -9 -9 -10 -9 -12 -11 -9 -9 -13 -13 -13 -17 -15 -15 -13 -12 -13 -15 -14 -12 -14
Freezing level m
5950 5850 5900 5950 5950 5900 5950 5950 5950 6050 5800 5850 5950 5800 5850 5950 5700 5800 5900 5750 5950 5950 5850 5800 5950 5850 5900
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-9-9-10-10-9-10-9-9-10-9-9-10-9-9-10-9-9-10-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-9-10-6-6-7-6-6-7-6-6-6-5-6-7-5-5-7-6-6-7-6-6-6-5-6-6-6-6-600-100000000000000-10-100000-10656666666656666655556656656121112121212121212121112121112121111111112121112121112
Sunrise
- - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 - - 5:05
Sunset
6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - -

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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
3 hours ago
10.0° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 140).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
3 hours ago
24.3° C
-
14
Light winds from the W
(14 kph at 270).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
3 hours ago
20.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
3 hours ago
19.4° C
clear
Clear skies.
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 200).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
3 hours ago
24.9° C
-
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
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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