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

BtGangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

Issued: 11am Sat 25 Sep Local Time
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat morning, min -11°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat night, min -9°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the WSW by Sun night).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Mon afternoon, min -13°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Mon morning, light winds from the WNW by Wed morning).

Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
1
Saturday
2
Sunday
3
Monday
4
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
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snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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snow showers
light snow
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snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
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Wind km/h
15
W
15
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
20
W
15
N
15
N
5
WSW
10
SSW
10
W
15
WSW
15
W
15
NW
10
N
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
10
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
30
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
20
W
10
WNW
5
WNW
15
NW
5
NNW
Snow
 cm
1 1 - - - 2 3 11 2 1 3 6 - 1 3 - 3 - 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 - 1 - - 1 - - 3 7
Rain
 mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
-8 -8 -8 -9 -8 -8 -10 -9 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -8 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8 -7 -8 -8 -8 -9 -8 -8 -9 -9 -9 -10 -10 -11
Min °C
-9 -8 -10 -9 -9 -10 -10 -10 -11 -10 -10 -10 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -11 -11 -11 -13
 Chill °C
-14 -15 -15 -15 -15 -15 -16 -15 -10 -16 -13 -13 -16 -15 -15 -14 -14 -12 -16 -17 -15 -13 -15 -10 -16 -16 -16 -18 -16 -16 -18 -16 -14 -14 -16 -16
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Sunrise
5:47 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - -
Sunset
- 5:51 - - 5:50 - - 5:49 - - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:44 - - 5:43 - - 5:42 - - 5:40 - - 5:39 - - 5:38 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat morning, min -11°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat night, min -9°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the WSW by Sun night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Paro International Airport
123 km SSW
2235m alt.
2 hours ago
19° C
light rain
Light rain .
7
Light winds from the S
(7 kph at 170).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: overcast
139 km SW
4490m alt.
4 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
14
Light winds from the SSE
(14 kph at 150).
26 km
190 km NNE
3661m alt.
4 hours ago
19.8° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the WSW
(11 kph at 250).
30 km
Gangtok
198 km SW
1764m alt.
4 hours ago
20.0° C
light rain
Intermittent light drizzle.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 0).
4 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
201 km ENE
4164m alt.
4 hours ago
17.9° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 190).
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.

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