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

Longyearbyen Temperature History December 2010

Temperature history in December 2010 in Longyearbyen181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930303131-20°F-20°F-10°F-10°F0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°FNovJan
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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJanfrigidfreezing
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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

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

Observed Weather in December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
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
Wed, Dec 1 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38, IWC36
Thu, Dec 2 Light Snow, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC71, IWC38, IWC36
Fri, Dec 3 Snow, Light Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC22, IWC71, IWC36
Sat, Dec 4 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Precipitation in the Vicinity, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC16, IWC38, IWC36
Sun, Dec 5 Low Drifting SnowIWC36
Tue, Dec 7 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Wed, Dec 8 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Thu, Dec 9 Light SnowIWC71
Fri, Dec 10 Shallow FogIWC12
Tue, Dec 14 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38
Wed, Dec 15 Snow, Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, High Drifting SnowIWC73, IWC71, IWC85, IWC38
Thu, Dec 16 Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC73, IWC71, IWC38, IWC36
Fri, Dec 17 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Showers of Light SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC85
Sat, Dec 18 Snow, Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC73, IWC70, IWC71
Sun, Dec 19 Snow, Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC73, IWC70, IWC71, IWC36
Mon, Dec 20 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38, IWC36
Tue, Dec 21 Low Drifting SnowIWC36
Wed, Dec 22 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Sun, Dec 26 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Mon, Dec 27 Snow, Light SnowIWC73, IWC71
Tue, Dec 28 Light Intermittent Snow, Light SnowIWC70, IWC71
Wed, Dec 29 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, Light Freezing DrizzleIWC70, IWC71, IWC56
Thu, Dec 30 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38
Fri, Dec 31 Light Intermittent Snow, Light Snow, High Drifting Snow, Low Drifting SnowIWC70, IWC71, IWC38, IWC36

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December 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 in December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December 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 AMNovJan
The solar day over the course of December 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.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in December 2010 in LongyearbyenDec112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 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 AMNovJan
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of December 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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNovJanDec 219:14 AMDec 219:14 AM12:00 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.
Dec 2010IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
24%4:44 AMSE10:14 AMSW-7:31 AMS229,600 mi
2
14%8:25 AMS230,056 mi
3
7%9:22 AMS231,056 mi
4
2%10:23 AMS232,641 mi
5
0%11:27 AMS234,790 mi
6
1%12:30 PMS237,399 mi
7
4%1:30 PMS240,294 mi
8
9%2:26 PMS243,249 mi
9
15%3:17 PMS246,020 mi
10
23%4:04 PMS248,376 mi
11
32%1:31 PMSE8:08 PMSW-4:48 PMS250,118 mi
12
42%12:24 PMESE10:45 PMW-5:29 PMS251,100 mi
13
50%11:30 AME--6:09 PMS251,233 mi
14
61%-1:12 AMWNW10:35 AMENE6:49 PMS250,501 mi
15
70%-3:59 AMNW9:18 AMNE7:30 PMS248,954 mi
16
79%8:13 PMS246,713 mi
17
87%8:58 PMS243,956 mi
18
93%9:46 PMS240,911 mi
19
98%10:37 PMS237,831 mi
20
100%11:30 PMS234,971 mi
21
100%--
22
100%12:24 AMS232,547 mi
23
97%1:17 AMS230,712 mi
24
91%2:09 AMS229,534 mi
25
83%-12:29 PMNW7:37 PMENE2:59 AMS229,002 mi
26
73%-11:15 AMWNW10:45 PME3:48 AMS229,041 mi
27
62%-10:12 AMWSW-4:38 AMS229,547 mi
28
50%1:52 AMSE8:58 AMSW-5:28 AMS230,415 mi
29
38%6:20 AMS231,563 mi
30
27%7:15 AMS232,940 mi
31
18%8:14 AMS234,528 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Wind Speed in December 2010 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mph60 mph60 mph70 mph70 mphNovJan
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
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 AMNovJan
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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 December 2010 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in December 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.0 inHg29.0 inHg29.5 inHg29.5 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.5 inHg30.5 inHg31.0 inHg31.0 inHgNovJan
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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