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

Longyearbyen Temperature History in the Summer of 2010

Temperature history in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug10°F10°F15°F15°F20°F20°F25°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°FSpringFall
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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFallvery 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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Snow Depth in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 in7 in7 inSpringFall
The daily measured snow depth, where available.

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
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, Jun 1 Showers of Light Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Showers in the Vicinity-SHSN, -SNRA, VCSH
Wed, Jun 2 Showers of Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SHSN, VCSH
Thu, Jun 3 Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SHSN, VCSH
Fri, Jun 4 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Tue, Jun 8 Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, VCSH
Thu, Jun 17 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Light Rain, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -RASN, -SNRA, -RA, VCSH
Fri, Jun 18 Light Snow, Light Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -DZ, VCSH
Sun, Jun 20 Light Snow, Light Snow and Rain-SN, -SNRA
Mon, Jun 21 Light Rain and Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Light Rain-RASN, -SNRA, -RA
Wed, Jun 23 Distant Fog, Patches of FogIWC40, IWC41
Mon, Jun 28 Fog in the Vicinity, Patches of FogVCFG, BCFG
Tue, Jun 29 Fog, Fog in the Vicinity, Patches of FogFG, VCFG, BCFG
Wed, Jun 30 Patches of FogBCFG
Thu, Jul 1 Distant Fog, Patches of FogIWC40, BCFG, IWC41
Sat, Jul 3 Light RainIWC61
Mon, Jul 5 Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC61, IWC51
Thu, Jul 8 Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent DrizzleIWC51, IWC50
Fri, Jul 9 Rain, Light RainIWC63, IWC61
Sat, Jul 10 Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC61, IWC16
Sun, Jul 11 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light RainIWC63, IWC60, IWC61
Mon, Jul 12 Light Intermittent Rain, Light RainIWC60, IWC61
Wed, Jul 14 Distant FogIWC40
Thu, Jul 15 Distant FogIWC40
Sun, Jul 18 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16
Mon, Jul 19 Rain, Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC63, IWC61, IWC51
Tue, Jul 20 Light Intermittent Rain, Light RainIWC60, IWC61
Wed, Jul 21 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC71, IWC68, IWC51, IWC16
Thu, Jul 22 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent DrizzleIWC61, IWC51, IWC50
Fri, Jul 23 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC71, IWC68, IWC21, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51
Sat, Jul 24 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC60, IWC61, IWC16, IWC15
Sun, Jul 25 Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Drizzle, Light DrizzleIWC21, IWC58, IWC60, IWC61, IWC53, IWC51
Mon, Jul 26 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC58, IWC61, IWC51, IWC50, IWC16
Tue, Jul 27 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC58, IWC61, IWC51, IWC16, IWC15
Wed, Jul 28 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light RainIWC58, IWC60, IWC61
Fri, Jul 30 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC63, IWC60, IWC61, IWC16
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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrSpringFall24 hr, 0 minJun 2124 hr, 0 minJun 2119 hr, 2 minAug 3119 hr, 2 minAug 31
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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall12:38 AMAug 2412:38 AMAug 241:23 AM1:23 AM3:21 AM3:21 AM
The solar day over the course of the Summer of 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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 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 AMSpringFall102030010102030
northeastsouthwest
Solar elevation and azimuth in the the summer of 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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFallMay 143:05 AMMay 143:05 AMJun 121:15 PMJun 121:15 PMJul 119:41 PMJul 119:41 PMAug 105:09 AMAug 105:09 AMAug 247:05 PMAug 247:05 PMSep 812:30 PMSep 812:30 PMSep 2311:18 AMSep 2311:18 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM10:39 PM10:39 PM5:27 AM5:27 AM6:55 PM6:55 PM5:52 PM5:52 PM7:53 AM7:53 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.

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
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 the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Wind Speed in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug0 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mphSpringFall
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
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 LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
calmnortheastsouthwest
The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in the Summer of 2010 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in the Summer of 2010 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug29.4 inHg29.4 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHg30.4 inHg30.4 inHg30.6 inHg30.6 inHgSpringFall
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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