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

BtGangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

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Issued: 5 pm Wed 29 May Local Time
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Days 1–4 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed afternoon, min -12°C on Fri night). Mainly strong winds.

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat night, min -12°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the W by Sun night).

Days 8–10 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue night, min -12°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 11–13 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Wed
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tuesday
4
Wednesday
5
Thursday
6
Friday
7
Saturday
8
Sunday
9
Mon
10
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 km/h
45
WSW
0
S
30
SW
35
WSW
20
NW
40
WSW
40
SW
30
WSW
40
SW
60
SW
35
WSW
40
WSW
40
SW
20
WNW
25
WSW
35
WSW
20
W
25
WSW
25
WSW
15
W
25
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
SW
20
WSW
10
WSW
15
SW
15
W
5
WSW
10
SE
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
ENE
0
NE
5
WNW
0
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Wave Height Map
T india.wind.3.cc23
T india.wind.24.cc23
T india.wind.48.cc23
T india.wind.72.cc23
T india.wind.96.cc23
T india.wind.120.cc23
T india.wind.144.cc23
T india.wind.168.cc23
T india.wind.192.cc23
T india.wind.216.cc23
T india.wind.240.cc23
T india.wind.264.cc23
T india.wind.288.cc23
 cm 
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2.0
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 mm 
max°C
-8
-8
-10
-8
-8
-11
-10
-10
-11
-10
-9
-12
-10
-10
-12
-10
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-8
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-8
-8
-8
min°C
-9
-10
-10
-9
-11
-11
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-12
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-12
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-12
-11
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-11
-11
-11
-10
-10
-10
-10
-10
-10
-9
-10
-10
-9
-9
-9
chill°C 
-20
-10
-20
-19
-16
-22
-22
-23
-24
-22
-23
-23
-23
-17
-21
-22
-19
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-20
-20
-21
-20
-20
-20
-18
-15
-17
-17
-14
-14
-13
-16
-15
-9
-12
-9
Freezing level (m
5950
5700
5750
6000
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5900
5650
5650
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Cloud base (m)
5600
5600
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5700
5750
5650
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5550
5650
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5650
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5600
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5650
5650
5850
5650
5650
5650
5600
5650
5600
5600
5950
Sea lvl2000m4000m6000m8000m
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Sunrise
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
5:01
Sunset
6:49
6:49
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Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Gangkhar Puensum is: A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed afternoon, min -12°C on Fri night). Mainly strong winds.

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat night, min -12°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the W by Sun night).

Gangkhar Puensum Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue night, min -12°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Tsampa
29 km SE
3708m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 300).
139 km SW
4490m alt.
3 hours ago
7° C
No report.
14
Light winds from the S
(14 kph at 180).
30 km
190 km NNE
3661m alt.
3 hours ago
21° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 290).
30 km
203 km WNW
3862m alt.
3 hours ago
19° C
No report.
18
Light winds from the SE
(18 kph at 130).
30 km
244 km SSE
72m alt.
2 hours ago
29° C
clear
Mist -.
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 340).
3.0 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
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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