October 2010 Weather History in Longyearbyen Svalbard & Jan Mayen

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This report shows the past weather for Longyearbyen, providing a weather history for October 2010. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Longyearbyen temperature history for October 2010. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

Longyearbyen Temperature History October 2010

Temperature history in October 2010 in Longyearbyen181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930303131-5°F-5°F0°F0°F5°F5°F10°F10°F15°F15°F20°F20°F25°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°FSepNov
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovfrigidfreezingvery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Snow Depth in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Snow Depth in October 2010 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 inSepNov
The daily measured snow depth, where available.

Observed Weather in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Fri, Oct 1 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, MistIWC63, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51, IWC10
Sat, Oct 2 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC21, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51, IWC16, IWC15
Sun, Oct 3 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC61, IWC51, IWC16, IWC15
Mon, Oct 4 Light RainIWC61
Tue, Oct 5 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC61, IWC51, IWC16
Wed, Oct 6 Light Snow, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC71, IWC60, IWC61, IWC16, IWC15
Thu, Oct 7 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Distant FogIWC60, IWC61, IWC40
Fri, Oct 8 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC58, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51
Sat, Oct 9 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Mist, Patches of Fog, Sky-Obscuring FogIWC61, IWC51, IWC05, IWC10, IWC41, IWC45
Sun, Oct 10 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC70, IWC71, IWC60, IWC61, IWC16
Mon, Oct 11 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38
Fri, Oct 15 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Sat, Oct 16 Snow, Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC22, IWC70, IWC71, IWC16
Sun, Oct 17 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Mon, Oct 18 Snow, Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC22, IWC70, IWC71, IWC16, IWC15
Tue, Oct 19 Snow, Light Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC73, IWC22, IWC71, IWC36
Wed, Oct 20 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Precipitation in the Vicinity, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC16, IWC15, IWC38, IWC36
Thu, Oct 21 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Fri, Oct 22 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC36
Sat, Oct 23 Light Snow, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Low Drifting SnowIWC71, IWC16, IWC36
Mon, Oct 25 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Tue, Oct 26 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16, IWC15
Wed, Oct 27 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC70, IWC71, IWC16
Fri, Oct 29 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Sun, Oct 31 Light SnowIWC71

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov12:06 PM12:06 PMOct 261:14 PMOct 261:14 PM7:31 AM7:31 AMOct 15:59 PMOct 15:59 PM8:48 AM8:48 AMOct 114:36 PMOct 114:36 PMOct 212:53 PMOct 212:53 PMDSTOct 31DSTOct 31
The solar day over the course of October 2010. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in October 2010 in LongyearbyenOct112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov000
northeastsouthwest
Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of October 2010. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovOct 78:45 PMOct 78:45 PMOct 233:37 AMOct 233:37 AM8:43 AM8:43 AM3:10 PM3:10 PM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Oct 2010IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
50%6:48 AMS234,730 mi
2
38%7:40 AMS231,505 mi
3
27%8:31 AMS228,482 mi
4
17%-7:01 PMNW-9:22 AMS225,938 mi
5
9%1:56 AMNE5:41 PMWNW-10:13 AMS224,154 mi
6
3%5:17 AME4:34 PMWSW-11:05 AMS223,375 mi
7
0%8:43 AMSE3:10 PMSW-11:58 AMS223,753 mi
8
1%12:55 PMS225,310 mi
9
4%1:55 PMS227,919 mi
10
10%2:58 PMS231,328 mi
11
18%4:01 PMS235,197 mi
12
28%5:03 PMS239,167 mi
13
38%6:01 PMS242,907 mi
14
50%6:56 PMS246,159 mi
15
58%7:46 PMS248,746 mi
16
68%8:32 PMS250,573 mi
17
77%6:34 PMSE--9:16 PMS251,620 mi
18
84%-12:00 AMSW5:17 PMESE9:57 PMS251,923 mi
19
91%-2:46 AMWSW4:22 PME10:37 PMS251,564 mi
20
96%-5:14 AMW3:27 PMENE11:18 PMS250,652 mi
21
99%-7:54 AMNW2:17 PMNE11:59 PMS249,306 mi
22
100%--
23
100%12:41 AMS247,640 mi
24
99%1:26 AMS245,750 mi
25
96%2:13 AMS243,709 mi
26
91%3:02 AMS241,561 mi
27
84%3:53 AMS239,335 mi
28
75%4:45 AMS237,049 mi
29
65%5:36 AMS234,737 mi
30
50%6:27 AMS232,460 mi
31
42%-4:55 PMNNW9:39 PMNE6:16 AMS230,322 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Wind Speed in October 2010 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mphSepNov
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Direction in 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
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The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in October 2010 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in October 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313128.8 inHg28.8 inHg29.0 inHg29.0 inHg29.2 inHg29.2 inHg29.4 inHg29.4 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHgSepNov
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Svalbard Airport, Longyear page.

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