Makalu
Weather Forecast, Nepal

 

Days 0-3 Makalu Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Sat night, min -23°C on Thu morning). Mainly severe gales.

Days 3-6 Makalu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Sun morning, min -19°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the WNW by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Makalu Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -17°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Wed night, extremely windy from the W by Thu afternoon).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
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
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
70 WSW70
75 WSW75
75 WSW75
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
75 WSW75
70 WSW70
75 WSW75
80 WSW80
80 WSW80
70 WSW70
55 WSW55
60 SW60
65 SW65
80 SW80
60 SW60
35 WSW35
30 NW30
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
70 W70
85 W85
100 W100
80 W80
50 W50
80 WNW80
85 WNW85
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 2 - - - - - - - - 7 17 16 71 32 20 2 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -18 -17 -16 -14 -12 -12 -12 -12 -12 -12 -14 -16 -18 -16 -16 -15 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -15
Low °C
-23 -22 -22 -21 -21 -20 -17 -16 -15 -13 -13 -13 -12 -12 -15 -15 -17 -19 -16 -16 -16 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -17
Chill °C
-40 -40 -39 -39 -39 -35 -33 -32 -30 -27 -27 -26 -25 -26 -26 -28 -30 -29 -29 -29 -27 -33 -35 -35 -32 -32 -31
Freezing level m
3150 2900 2700 3250 2900 2900 3750 3500 3700 4350 4100 4200 4350 4200 4150 4000 3700 3050 4000 3800 3850 4050 3400 3300 3750 3350 3750
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
6:37 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:41 - - 6:43 - -
Sunset
- 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:02 - - 5:02 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:04 - - 5:05 - - 5:05 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Makalu at the specific elevation of 6500 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
Taplejung
82 km SE
1732m alt.
1 hour ago
8.8° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
35 km
Mid: few
Tingri-Shekar or Dingri or Dhingri ( 定日)
83 km N
4302m alt.
1 hour ago
-7.3° C
clear
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 320).
50 km
Mid: clear
Okhaldhunga
87 km SSW
1720m alt.
1 hour ago
11.8° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).
35 km
Mid: scattered
Dhankuta
104 km SSE
1445m alt.
1 hour ago
15.0° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 170).
26 km
Mid: clear
Biratnagar Airport
156 km S
72m alt.
1 hour ago
16.2° C
Mist
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1.0 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 Makalu and within an acceptable time window.

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