Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Tue morning, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (gales from the W on Tue morning, extremely windy from the WSW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Fri morning, min -23°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Fri afternoon, severe gales from the W by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Mon morning, min -26°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon night, strong winds from the WSW by Thu night).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
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
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
75 W75
75 W75
90 W90
80 W80
90 W90
105 W105
120 WSW120
115 W115
80 W80
95 W95
105 WSW105
90 W90
85 W85
90 W90
95 W95
95 W95
100 W100
85 W85
90 WSW90
100 WSW100
105 WSW105
95 WSW95
85 WSW85
80 WSW80
85 WSW85
75 WSW75
65 WSW65
clear some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-17 -17 -17 -18 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -20 -20 -20 -22 -21 -21 -21 -21 -21 -23 -23 -23 -25 -24 -24 -24 -24 -24
Low °C
-18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -20 -21 -21 -22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -21 -22 -23 -23 -24 -26 -25 -24 -25 -25 -25
Chill °C
-34 -34 -35 -35 -36 -36 -39 -39 -37 -39 -40 -39 -41 -40 -41 -41 -41 -40 -43 -44 -44 -47 -44 -44 -44 -43 -43
Freezing level m
4800 4900 4650 4750 4850 4450 4550 4700 4200 4400 4500 4100 4300 4450 4050 4300 4500 4050 4150 4250 3700 3850 4050 3650 3900 4050 3600
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - - 6:01 - - 6:01 - - 6:03 - - 6:03 - -
Sunset
- 5:28 - - 5:27 - - 5:25 - - 5:24 - - 5:23 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:21 - - 5:20 -

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.
46 minutes ago
4° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 30).
Low: few
Pagri
139 km SW
4301m alt.
2 hours ago
5.2° C
cloudy
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
12 km
Mid: clear
Lhasa ( 拉萨)
190 km NNE
3650m alt.
2 hours ago
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 40).
30 km
Mid: clear
Lhunze
201 km ENE
3861m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.7° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 200).
31 km
Mid: clear
Xigazê or Rikaze ( 日喀则)
203 km WNW
3837m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.8° C
cloudy
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 270).
33 km
Mid: clear

* 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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