Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Sat night, min -23°C on Thu afternoon). Mainly extremely windy.

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Sun afternoon, min -23°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the WNW by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Thu morning, min -23°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (gales from the WNW on Thu morning, extremely windy from the W by Thu night).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Sat
22
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
125 WSW125
130 WSW130
135 WSW135
145 WSW145
145 WSW145
130 WSW130
135 WSW135
130 WSW130
135 WSW135
130 WSW130
110 WSW110
95 WSW95
90 SW90
110 SW110
115 SW115
95 SW95
35 WNW35
55 WNW55
70 WNW70
80 WNW80
90 WNW90
85 W85
115 W115
105 W105
90 W90
95 WNW95
85 WNW85
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - 1 7 10 29 24 15 - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-22 -22 -22 -21 -20 -19 -17 -15 -15 -14 -14 -15 -15 -16 -17 -19 -21 -20 -20 -19 -18 -19 -19 -20 -21 -22 -21
Low °C
-23 -23 -22 -22 -20 -20 -18 -17 -15 -14 -15 -15 -16 -17 -18 -21 -23 -21 -20 -19 -19 -19 -20 -20 -22 -23 -22
Chill °C
-44 -44 -45 -44 -42 -40 -37 -34 -34 -32 -32 -32 -32 -34 -36 -38 -36 -37 -37 -36 -35 -37 -39 -40 -41 -41 -40
Freezing level m
3200 2650 3050 3350 2900 3350 3900 3450 4050 4500 4250 4200 4400 4150 3950 3850 3200 3150 3850 3400 3900 3950 3300 3200 3500 2850 3400
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-26-25-25-24-23-23-20-18-18-17-17-18-18-19-21-23-25-24-23-22-22-22-23-23-24-26-25-22-22-22-21-20-19-17-15-15-14-14-15-15-16-17-19-21-20-20-19-18-19-19-20-21-22-21-17-17-16-16-15-13-12-11-9-9-9-10-9-10-12-13-15-14-14-14-12-12-14-14-15-17-15-11-12-10-10-10-7-6-6-3-3-4-4-3-5-6-7-10-7-7-8-6-6-8-8-9-11-8-5-7-4-4-6-1-1-22322210-1-4-1-1-310-3-3-3-6-2
Sunrise
- - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:45
Sunset
5:02 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 - - 5:06 - - 5:06 - -

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
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
3 hours ago
-9.2° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 180).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
3 hours ago
-2.3° C
-
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 270).
29 km
Mid: sky obscured
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.0° C
clear
No report.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Gauhati Air Force Base
243 km SSE
54m alt.
1 hour ago
22° C
Haze -.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
2 km
Mid: few
Tezpur
280 km SE
79m alt.
3 hours ago
19.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 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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