August 2010 Weather History in Longyearbyen Svalbard & Jan Mayen

The data for this report comes from the Svalbard Airport, Longyear. See all nearby weather stations

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

Longyearbyen Temperature History August 2010

Temperature history in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313125°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°FJulSep
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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepvery coldcold
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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
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.

Observed Weather in August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
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
Tue, Aug 3 Distant FogIWC40
Fri, Aug 6 Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Distant FogIWC61, IWC53, IWC51, IWC50, IWC40
Sat, Aug 7 Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC61, IWC51
Sun, Aug 8 Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC63, IWC21, IWC58, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51, IWC16
Tue, Aug 10 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC63, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51, IWC16, IWC15
Wed, Aug 11 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16
Thu, Aug 12 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC21, IWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15
Fri, Aug 13 Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Distant Fog, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC21, IWC58, IWC61, IWC51, IWC40, IWC16, IWC15
Sat, Aug 14 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Distant Fog, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC71, IWC68, IWC61, IWC51, IWC40, IWC15, IWC16
Sun, Aug 15 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Distant Fog, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC71, IWC68, IWC61, IWC51, IWC50, IWC40, IWC16
Wed, Aug 18 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16
Sat, Aug 28 Showers of Light SnowIWC85
Sun, Aug 29 Showers of Light Snow, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC85, IWC60, IWC61, IWC20, IWC51, IWC16, IWC15
Mon, Aug 30 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16, IWC15

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August 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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August 2010 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031312 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep12:38 AMAug 2412:38 AMAug 241:23 AM1:23 AM3:21 AM3:21 AM10:24 PMAug 3110:24 PMAug 31
The solar day over the course of August 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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in August 2010 in LongyearbyenAug112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 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 AMJulSep0101020201010202030
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of August 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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepAug 105:09 AMAug 105:09 AMAug 247:05 PMAug 247:05 PM12:00 AM12:00 AM10:39 PM10:39 PM9:18 PM9:18 PM5:27 AM5:27 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.
Aug 2010IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
70%5:21 AMS249,283 mi
2
61%6:03 AMS246,916 mi
3
50%6:47 AMS243,891 mi
4
40%7:35 AMS240,321 mi
5
29%8:26 AMS236,403 mi
6
20%9:20 AMS232,409 mi
7
11%10:15 AMS228,678 mi
8
5%11:10 AMS225,568 mi
9
1%12:05 PMS223,404 mi
10
0%-10:39 PMNW-12:58 PMS222,415 mi
11
3%5:36 AMNE9:15 PMWNW-1:50 PMS222,688 mi
12
9%9:02 AME8:07 PMWSW-2:43 PMS224,158 mi
13
17%12:28 PMSE6:40 PMSW-3:36 PMS226,623 mi
14
27%4:30 PMS229,794 mi
15
38%5:27 PMS233,349 mi
16
50%6:25 PMS236,986 mi
17
60%7:24 PMS240,458 mi
18
70%8:23 PMS243,589 mi
19
79%9:21 PMS246,274 mi
20
87%10:15 PMS248,469 mi
21
93%11:06 PMS250,169 mi
22
97%11:53 PMS251,393 mi
23
99%11:05 PMSSE----
24
100%-2:11 AMSSW9:18 PMSE12:38 AMS252,166 mi
25
100%-5:27 AMWSW8:16 PME1:19 AMS252,502 mi
26
98%-7:59 AMW7:21 PMENE2:00 AMS252,397 mi
27
95%-10:33 AMWNW6:18 PMNE2:40 AMS251,830 mi
28
90%-2:12 PMNNW4:09 PMN3:20 AMS250,765 mi
29
84%4:01 AMS249,162 mi
30
75%4:44 AMS246,996 mi
31
66%5:30 AMS244,268 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

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

Hourly Wind Speed in August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
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 AMJulSep
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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 August 2010 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in August 2010 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.5 inHg29.5 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.7 inHg29.7 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg29.9 inHg29.9 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.1 inHg30.1 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHgJulSep
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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