Gangkhar Puensum
Weather Forecast, Bhutan

 

Days 0-3 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Wed night, min -30°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (near gales from the W on Mon afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Sat night, min -26°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Gangkhar Puensum Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Sun morning, min -32°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Tue afternoon, near gales from the NW by Wed afternoon).

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
Wind km/h
65 W65
55 W55
95 WSW95
105 WSW105
85 WSW85
75 W75
100 W100
130 WSW130
145 WSW145
145 WSW145
145 WSW145
155 WSW155
160 WSW160
155 WSW155
160 WSW160
150 WSW150
145 WSW145
140 WSW140
130 WSW130
135 WSW135
125 WSW125
115 WSW115
105 SW105
125 WSW125
160 WSW160
200 WSW200
145 WSW145
some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 17 7 2 -
High °C
-27 -28 -28 -30 -29 -27 -27 -27 -26 -26 -24 -24 -23 -23 -22 -22 -20 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19 -21 -23 -24
Low °C
-27 -28 -29 -30 -30 -29 -27 -27 -27 -26 -26 -24 -24 -24 -23 -22 -21 -19 -19 -19 -20 -20 -19 -20 -22 -23 -27
Chill °C
-47 -47 -50 -55 -51 -49 -50 -52 -51 -51 -48 -48 -47 -47 -46 -45 -42 -40 -40 -40 -40 -39 -38 -39 -44 -49 -49
Freezing level m
3200 3400 2850 2850 3000 2450 2850 3200 2750 2950 3250 2700 3050 3300 2800 3400 3950 3800 4050 4450 4050 4150 4150 4100 4050 3800 2600
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-27-28-28-30-29-27-27-27-26-26-24-24-23-23-22-22-20-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-21-23-24-23-24-25-26-26-24-24-23-23-23-22-21-20-20-20-18-17-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-17-19-21-17-17-19-20-20-19-18-17-17-17-16-16-15-15-15-13-12-11-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-13-16-10-11-12-13-13-14-11-11-12-11-10-11-9-10-10-7-6-6-4-3-5-4-5-5-6-7-11-4-4-6-6-7-8-5-5-6-4-5-6-4-4-5-10-12312110-1-7
Sunrise
6:37 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:43 - -
Sunset
- 5:01 - - 5:02 - - 5:02 - - 5:02 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 -

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.
2 hours ago
11° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 1).
Low: scattered
Gangtok-in-sikkim
198 km SW
1764m alt.
47 minutes ago
12.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 km
Mid: scattered
CoochBehar
214 km S
41m alt.
47 minutes ago
26.2° C
-
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 70).
4 km
Mid: few
Dhubri
231 km S
35m alt.
47 minutes ago
22.0° C
clear
Clear skies.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
4 km
Mid: clear
Jalpaiguri
241 km SSW
83m alt.
47 minutes ago
25.0° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
4 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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