October 2023 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 October 2023. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Longyearbyen temperature history for October 2023. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

Longyearbyen Temperature History October 2023

Temperature history in October 2023 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310°F0°F5°F5°F10°F10°F15°F15°F20°F20°F25°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in October 2023 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovfrigidfreezing
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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in October 2023 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.

Observed Weather in October 2023 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in October 2023 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
Tue, Oct 3 Recent Snow, Light Snow, Showers in the VicinityRESN, -SN, VCSH
Wed, Oct 4 Showers in the VicinityVCSH
Thu, Oct 5 Light Snow, Fog in the Vicinity, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCFG, VCSH
Fri, Oct 6 Recent Snow, Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, Showers in the VicinityRESN, -SN, -SHSN, VCSH
Sat, Oct 7 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Mon, Oct 9 Showers in the VicinityVCSH
Thu, Oct 12 Showers in the VicinityVCSH
Fri, Oct 13 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Sat, Oct 14 Light Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SNRA, VCSH
Sun, Oct 15 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Mon, Oct 16 Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SHSN, VCSH
Wed, Oct 18 Recent Snow, Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Light Rain, Showers in the VicinityRESN, -SN, -RASN, -SNRA, -RA, VCSH
Thu, Oct 19 Light Rain and Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Rain and Snow, Rain, Rain and Drizzle, Recent Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RASN, -SNRA, RASN, RA, RADZ, RESHRA, -RA, DZ, VCSH
Fri, Oct 20 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Tue, Oct 24 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Wed, Oct 25 Light Freezing Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-FZDZ, VCSH
Thu, Oct 26 Light Snow-SN
Fri, Oct 27 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Sat, Oct 28 Recent Snow, Light SnowRESN, -SN
Sun, Oct 29 Recent Snow, Light SnowRESN, -SN
Mon, Oct 30 Light Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SNRA, VCSH
Tue, Oct 31 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain, Showers in the Vicinity, Drifting Snow-SN, -RASN, -RA, VCSH, DRSN

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October 2023 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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October 2023 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 AMSepNov11:59 AM11:59 AMOct 261:21 PMOct 261:21 PM7:30 AM7:30 AMOct 16:00 PMOct 16:00 PM8:47 AM8:47 AMOct 114:38 PMOct 114:38 PMOct 212:55 PMOct 212:55 PM
The solar day over the course of October 2023. 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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in October 2023 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 2023. 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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October 2023 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovSep 2911:58 AMSep 2911:58 AMOct 147:56 PMOct 147:56 PMOct 2810:25 PMOct 2810:25 PM7:35 PM7:35 PM6:23 AM6:23 AM8:05 AM8:05 AM4:12 PM4:12 PM12:51 PM12:51 PM12:00 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 2023IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
96%2:27 AMS228,254 mi
2
91%3:15 AMS231,612 mi
3
83%4:04 AMS235,420 mi
4
74%4:54 AMS239,336 mi
5
64%5:45 AMS243,041 mi
6
50%6:35 AMS246,274 mi
7
44%7:24 AMS248,846 mi
8
34%8:10 AMS250,653 mi
9
25%8:53 AMS251,663 mi
10
17%9:35 AMS251,912 mi
11
11%-8:07 PMNW-10:14 AMS251,482 mi
12
5%2:15 AMNE6:39 PMWNW-10:53 AMS250,486 mi
13
2%5:14 AME5:29 PMW-11:32 AMS249,051 mi
14
0%8:05 AMESE4:12 PMSW-12:12 PMS247,300 mi
15
1%12:55 PMS245,340 mi
16
3%1:41 PMS243,252 mi
17
8%2:33 PMS241,089 mi
18
15%3:30 PMS238,882 mi
19
23%4:32 PMS236,651 mi
20
34%5:38 PMS234,426 mi
21
45%6:45 PMS232,264 mi
22
50%7:50 PMS230,264 mi
23
69%8:50 PMS228,565 mi
24
79%9:46 PMS227,336 mi
25
88%6:33 PMSE--10:38 PMS226,750 mi
26
95%-2:52 AMWSW5:04 PME11:27 PMS226,954 mi
27
97%-6:22 AMWNW3:39 PMENE--
28
100%-11:03 AMNNW12:51 PMN12:15 AMS228,028 mi
29
100%1:02 AMS229,961 mi
30
98%12:51 AMS232,637 mi
31
94%1:42 AMS235,847 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in October 2023 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in October 2023 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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Wind Speed in October 2023 in Longyearbyen1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mph60 mph60 mphSepNov
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in October 2023 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in October 2023 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 2023 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Direction in 2023 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov
calmnortheastsouthwest
The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in October 2023 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in October 2023 in Longyearbyen18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.2 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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