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

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Weather Forecast, Bhutan

Issued: 11pm Thu 22 Apr Local Time
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Sat afternoon, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu night, light winds from the WSW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Tue afternoon, min -19°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Sat afternoon, min -17°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the W by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Tue afternoon, min -16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Thu
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tue
4
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 AM PM
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
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moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
Wind km/h
100 WSW100
45 W45
30 WNW30
20 W20
50 WSW50
55 WSW55
30 W30
25 WSW25
40 W40
25 W25
35 W35
30 W30
15 WNW15
20 W20
25 WNW25
15 NW15
10 WSW10
15 NW15
10 W10
20 WSW20
20 W20
15 NNW15
20 WSW20
40 WSW40
15 WNW15
10 SW10
20 W20
10 WNW10
5 N5
5 WNW5
10 W10
15 WSW15
10 W10
10 WNW10
5 SSE5
10 SSW10
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - 1 - 3 1 1 1 - - 1 - 1 3 7 5 5 1 1 2 - 1 4 1 1 8 1 1 3 - 1 16
High °C
-18 -20 -19 -18 -17 -16 -17 -18 -16 -17 -18 -17 -17 -18 -16 -16 -17 -16 -16 -17 -16 -17 -16 -15 -15 -15 -14 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -13
Low °C
-20 -20 -19 -20 -18 -16 -19 -18 -17 -19 -18 -18 -19 -19 -17 -19 -18 -16 -17 -17 -16 -17 -17 -16 -16 -16 -14 -16 -15 -14 -16 -15 -14 -15 -14 -13
Chill °C
-37 -35 -31 -29 -32 -31 -31 -29 -29 -28 -31 -29 -29 -30 -26 -23 -25 -25 -24 -27 -25 -23 -26 -25 -24 -23 -23 -22 -19 -19 -20 -22 -20 -20 -14 -19
Freezing level m
3400 3950 4300 3450 4200 4550 3600 4400 4650 3900 4250 4500 3900 4450 4650 4000 4500 4750 4250 4550 4650 3900 4500 4750 4100 4600 4850 4200 4700 4900 4300 4700 4900 4300 4750 5000
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Sunrise
- 5:24 - - 5:24 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:20 - - 5:20 - - 5:18 - - 5:18 - - 5:16 - - 5:16 - - 5:16 -
Sunset
- - 6:27 - - 6:28 - - 6:28 - - 6:29 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:32 - - 6:32 - - 6:34

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoonExtremely cold (max -16°C on Sat afternoon, min -20°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu night, light winds from the WSW by Sat night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoonExtremely cold (max -16°C on Tue afternoon, min -19°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Tue night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed nightExtremely cold (max -14°C on Sat afternoon, min -17°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the W by Fri 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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.7° C
clear
Clear skies.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 140).
50 km
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
5.8° C
clear
Clear skies.
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 270).
50 km
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
2 hours ago
4.8° C
clear
No report.
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 220).
30 km
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
3.6° C
clear
No report.
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 220).
30 km
Gauhati Air Force Base
243 km SSE
54m alt.
3 hours ago
20° C
Mist dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
2 km
Mid: scattered
High: broken

* 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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