K2
Weather Forecast, Pakistan

 

Days 0-3 K2 Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Fri night, min -44°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the W by Thu night).

Days 3-6 K2 Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -35°C on Sat afternoon, min -40°C on Mon night). Mainly severe gales.

Days 6-9 K2 Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -37°C on Wed afternoon, min -41°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Thu night, stormy winds from the SW by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
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
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
65 SW65
75 SW75
50 SW50
45 WSW45
40 WSW40
35 W35
40 WNW40
40 WNW40
40 WNW40
55 WNW55
50 W50
70 W70
70 WSW70
50 WSW50
50 WSW50
50 WSW50
65 W65
70 WSW70
60 WSW60
85 WSW85
80 WSW80
80 WSW80
70 WSW70
70 SW70
55 SW55
45 SW45
75 SW75
light snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 5 7 1 - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - 3 2 1 4
High °C
-42 -41 -41 -44 -42 -41 -41 -42 -38 -37 -35 -35 -37 -38 -38 -38 -37 -37 -40 -39 -38 -38 -37 -37 -39 -38 -38
Low °C
-42 -41 -44 -44 -44 -41 -43 -43 -42 -38 -37 -36 -38 -39 -38 -39 -39 -40 -40 -41 -38 -39 -38 -38 -39 -39 -39
Chill °C
-66 -68 -67 -67 -63 -61 -63 -64 -59 -60 -56 -57 -62 -60 -58 -59 -61 -61 -62 -66 -64 -63 -61 -60 -63 -59 -59
Freezing level m
2750 2650 2300 2600 2000 1450 2350 1800 1400 2550 2000 1900 2750 2450 2050 2850 2300 1950 2800 2100 1700 2750 2250 2400 3000 2650 2400
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
6:28 - - 6:28 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:33 - - 6:33 - - 6:35 - - 6:35 - -
Sunset
- 4:46 - - 4:46 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:44 - - 4:44 - - 4:43 - - 4:43 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for K2 at the specific elevation of 8612 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of K2. 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 Pakistan.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Guma (Goma) Tow / ishan ( 固玛镇)
248 km NE
1376m alt.
2 hours ago
1.9° C
-
7
Light winds from the NW
(7 kph at 320).
32 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Srinagar
252 km SSW
1587m alt.
2 hours ago
7.6° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 50).
4 km
Mid: overcast
Srinagar (ci / i
266 km SSW
1666m alt.
1 hour ago
7° C
light rain
Mist light rain .
Wind obs. (7 kph from 170 degs) was rejected
.
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
QaziGund
287 km S
1739m alt.
2 hours ago
5.8° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 140).
2 km
Mid: overcast
Shache
290 km NNE
1232m alt.
2 hours ago
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 270).
22 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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 K2 and within an acceptable time window.

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