Makalu
Weather Forecast, Nepal

 

Days 0-3 Makalu Weather Summary:

Mild with heavy rain (total 61mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min 1°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Makalu Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 63mm), mostly on Fri afternoon. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Makalu Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 121mm) on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min 2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thu
23
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Wind km/h
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
5 SE5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
5 SE5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 S5
10 SSE10
5 ESE5
5 SE5
5 SE5
5 ESE5
5 SE5
10 SSE10
5 ESE5
5 SE5
10 SSE10
5 SE5
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
5 SSE5
0 SSW0
10 S10
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Rain
Rain mm
14 4 2 9 2 4 13 7 6 12 6 8 11 5 2 9 - 5 13 1 3 8 7 6 9 18 13
Snow
Snow cm
- 6 - - 5 1 - 3 - - 5 - - 2 - - 1 - - 2 - - - - - - -
High °C
3 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 4 3 3
Low °C
3 1 2 2 1 2 3 2 2 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 4 2 3
Chill °C
1 0 -1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2
Freezing level m
5950 5750 5900 5900 5700 5900 6000 5800 5900 6000 5750 5900 6050 5800 5900 6050 5800 5900 5950 5800 5950 6050 5900 6050 6100 5900 6050
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Sunrise
- - 5:26 - - 5:26 - - 5:26 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:30
Sunset
6:36 - - 6:35 - - 6:34 - - 6:32 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - - 6:28 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Makalu at the specific elevation of 5500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Makalu. 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 Nepal.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Tingri-Shekar or Dingri or Dhingri ( 定日)
83 km N
4302m alt.
1 hour ago
11.4° C
-
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 270).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured
Kathmandu International Airport
171 km WSW
1337m alt.
1 hour ago
22.8° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
27 km
Mid: scattered
Kathmandu International Airport
171 km WSW
1337m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 230).
Low: few
Mid: few
High: scattered
lightning 111km WNW of Xigaze
192 km NNE
5332m alt.
2 hours ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
Pagri
197 km E
4301m alt.
1 hour ago
8.3° C
moderate rain
Rain
14
Light winds from the SSE
(14 kph at 140).
50 km
Mid: sky obscured

* 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 Makalu and within an acceptable time window.

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