Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, calm by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

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

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
40 WSW40
45 SW45
30 WSW30
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
5 S5
15 SW15
15 WSW15
10 WNW10
5 ESE5
5 W5
10 N10
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
15 WNW15
5 NE5
10 NW10
10 NW10
0 ENE0
10 W10
15 WNW15
10 SSW10
20 WSW20
15 W15
15 SW15
15 WSW15
15 W15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 2 - 1 1 - - 1 - - 2 - 1 2 - 2 2 - 1 2 3 2 3 2
High °C
-7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -4 -5 -5 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -5 -4 -4 -6 -5 -4 -6 -4 -4
Low °C
-8 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -7 -5 -6 -6 -4 -6 -5 -5 -7 -6 -5 -6 -7 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7
Chill °C
-17 -16 -17 -14 -12 -6 -12 -11 -12 -6 -7 -8 -5 -7 -7 -4 -10 -10 -8 -8 -10 -12 -11 -9 -12 -9 -9
Freezing level m
5600 5900 5650 5750 5950 5850 5900 5950 5900 5900 6200 6050 6000 6350 6100 6150 6250 6150 5950 6200 6050 5900 6050 6050 5950 5900 6050
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:03 - -
Sunset
- 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:57 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Thu morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, calm by Fri night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

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

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Thu morning)Wind will be generally light.

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 N
(6 kph at 360).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
8.2° C
cloudy
No report.
29
Fresh winds from the ESE
(29 kph at 110).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
1 hour ago
23.1° C
-
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 290).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
1 hour ago
19.4° C
Fog, sky not visible, thinning.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
200 m
Mid: sky obscured
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
1 hour ago
21.2° C
-
14
Light winds from the NW
(14 kph at 320).
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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