Gangkhar Puensum weather

Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Mon afternoon, min -17°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Mon morning, near gales from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Fri afternoon, min -17°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Thu morning, calm by Fri morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Wed night, min -15°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Wed morning).

Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tuesday
4
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snow showers
partially cloudy
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snow showers
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heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
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snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
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Wind km/h
10 SW10
35 WSW35
20 WSW20
45 WSW45
50 WSW50
35 WSW35
45 WSW45
50 WSW50
20 W20
30 SW30
20 WSW20
15 NW15
5 E5
10 NW10
5 WNW5
10 SSW10
15 SW15
20 SW20
25 SW25
35 WSW35
20 WNW20
5 WSW5
20 W20
20 W20
5 WSW5
10 NW10
15 NNW15
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
1 3 - 1 - - 1 1 - 2 4 2 8 21 19 12 18 11 8 4 1 2 4 - 2 5 3
High °C
-16 -14 -14 -15 -14 -15 -17 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -16 -15 -15 -15 -15 -15 -15 -14 -13 -15 -12 -12 -14 -12 -12
Low °C
-17 -16 -15 -15 -15 -16 -17 -16 -17 -17 -16 -17 -17 -15 -16 -16 -15 -15 -15 -14 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -13 -13
Chill °C
-25 -25 -23 -28 -27 -27 -31 -28 -26 -28 -26 -25 -16 -21 -20 -23 -23 -22 -25 -25 -22 -19 -21 -21 -18 -18 -19
Freezing level m
5000 5150 4900 5050 5200 4900 4950 5100 4850 4950 5100 4900 5000 5200 5100 5050 5250 5100 5150 5300 5200 5200 5400 5300 5350 5500 5400
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Sunrise
5:03 - - 5:03 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - -
Sunset
- 6:46 - - 6:47 - - 6:47 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:51 - - 6:51 -

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoonExtremely cold (max -14°C on Mon afternoon, min -17°C on Mon morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Mon morning, near gales from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -15°C on Fri afternoon, min -17°C on Thu morning)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Thu morning, calm by Fri morning).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morningExtremely cold (max -11°C on Wed night, min -15°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Wed morning).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum at the specific elevation of 7570 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.
59 minutes ago
14° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the S
(6 kph at 190).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.7° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 360).
50 km
Mid: few
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
1 hour ago
8.4° C
-
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 290).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
1 hour ago
6.9° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 290).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
1 hour ago
8.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
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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