Summer 2014 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 the summer of 2014. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Longyearbyen temperature history for the summer of 2014. 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 2014

Temperature history in the Summer of 2014 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug5°F5°F10°F10°F15°F15°F20°F20°F25°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Temperature in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Cloud Cover in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Snow Depth in the Summer of 2014 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 inSpringFall
The daily measured snow depth, where available.

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2014 in Longyearbyen

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2014 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
Sun, Jun 1 Light Snow, Light Snow Grains, Snow Grains, Light Rain and Snow-SN, -SG, SG, -RASN
Mon, Jun 2 Light Snow, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Recent Unknown Precipitation-SN, IWC71, IWC15, REUP
Sat, Jun 7 Recent DrizzleREDZ
Sun, Jun 8 Light Rain-RA
Mon, Jun 9 Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle-RA, -RADZ, -SHRA, -DZ
Tue, Jun 10 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Recent DrizzleIWC60, -RA, IWC61, -DZ, IWC51, REDZ
Wed, Jun 11 Light Rain-RA
Fri, Jun 13 Showers of Light Snow, Showers of Light Rain and Snow, Showers of Light Snow and Rain, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the Vicinity-SHSN, IWC85, -SHRASN, IWC83, -SHSNRA, IWC16, IWC15, VCSH
Sat, Jun 14 Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SHSN, VCSH
Sun, Jun 15 Showers of Light Snow, Showers of Snow/Sleet, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the Vicinity-SHSN, IWC85, IWC26, IWC16, IWC15, VCSH
Mon, Jun 16 Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain-RASN, -RA
Tue, Jun 17 Light Snow, Light Rain and Snow, Light Snow and Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -RASN, -SNRA, -RA, -DZ, VCSH
Wed, Jun 18 Light Snow, Showers of Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain, Showers in the Vicinity-SN, -SHRASN, -RA, VCSH
Thu, Jun 19 Showers in the VicinityVCSH
Tue, Jun 24 Light Rain and Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RADZ, VCSH
Wed, Jun 25 Light Rain and Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RADZ, -DZ, REDZ, VCSH
Thu, Jun 26 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle-RA, -SHRA, -DZ, REDZ
Fri, Jun 27 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Light DrizzleIWC58, -RA, IWC61, -RADZ, -DZ, IWC51
Sat, Jun 28 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Mon, Jun 30 Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the VicinityIWC16, VCSH
Tue, Jul 1 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain-RA, -SHRA
Wed, Jul 2 Light Rain-RA
Thu, Jul 3 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Mist-RA, -DZ, BR
Fri, Jul 4 Light Rain, Light Drizzle-RA, -DZ
Sat, Jul 5 Showers of Light Rain, Recent Drizzle, Fog in the Vicinity, Showers in the Vicinity-SHRA, REDZ, VCFG, VCSH
Tue, Jul 8 Fog in the VicinityVCFG
Wed, Jul 9 Light Rain, Light Drizzle-RA, -DZ
Thu, Jul 10 Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Fog, MistRA, -RA, -SHRA, DZ, -DZ, FG, BR
Fri, Jul 11 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Recent Drizzle-RA, -SHRA, REDZ
Sat, Jul 12 Light Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-DZ, VCSH
Fri, Jul 18 Light Rain, Recent Drizzle-RA, IWC61, REDZ
Sat, Jul 19 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain-RA, -SHRA
Sun, Jul 20 Light Drizzle-DZ, IWC51
Wed, Jul 23 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle-RA, -SHRA, DZ, -DZ, REDZ
Thu, Jul 24 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle-RA, -SHRA, -DZ, REDZ
Fri, Jul 25 Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle-DZ, REDZ
Sat, Jul 26 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Showers of Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC58, -RA, IWC61, -RADZ, -SHRA, IWC80, -DZ, IWC51
Sun, Jul 27 Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RA, -RADZ, -SHRA, -DZ, REDZ, VCSH
Mon, Jul 28 Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RA, -RADZ, -DZ, VCSH
Wed, Jul 30 Recent Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the VicinityRESHRA, -RA, IWC61, IWC16, VCSH
Thu, Jul 31 Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Showers in the VicinityRA, -SHRA, VCSH
Fri, Aug 1 Rain, Light Rain, Light Rain and Drizzle, Light DrizzleRA, -RA, -RADZ, -DZ
Sat, Aug 2 Light Rain, Light Drizzle-RA, -DZ
Thu, Aug 7 Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Recent DrizzleDZ, -DZ, REDZ
Fri, Aug 8 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle, Showers in the Vicinity-RA, -SHRA, -DZ, REDZ, VCSH
Sat, Aug 9 Light Drizzle-DZ, IWC51
Tue, Aug 12 Light Intermittent Rain, Light RainIWC60, -RA, IWC61
Sun, Aug 17 ThunderstormIWC29
Tue, Aug 26 Light Rain-RA
Thu, Aug 28 Recent Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the VicinityRERA, IWC60, -RA, IWC61, IWC80, -SHRA, IWC16, VCSH
Fri, Aug 29 Recent Rain and Snow, Recent Showers of Rain and Snow, Showers of Light Rain and Snow, Showers of Light Snow and Rain, Recent Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Showers in the VicinityRERASN, RESHRASN, -SHRASN, -SHSNRA, RESHRA, -RA, -SHRA, VCSH
Sat, Aug 30 Recent Showers of Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the Vicinity, Showers in the VicinityRESHRA, IWC60, -RA, IWC61, -SHRA, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15, VCSH
Sun, Aug 31 Showers of Light Rain and Snow, Light Rain, Showers of Light RainIWC83, -RA, IWC61, -SHRA, IWC80

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Summer of 2014 in Longyearbyen

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in the Summer of 2014 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 AMSpringFall12:35 AMAug 2412:35 AMAug 241:25 AM1:25 AM3:22 AM3:22 AM
The solar day over the course of the Summer of 2014. 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in the Summer of 2014 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 2014. 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Summer of 2014 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFallMay 288:41 PMMay 288:41 PMJun 2710:09 AMJun 2710:09 AMJul 2712:42 AMJul 2712:42 AMAug 108:10 PMAug 108:10 PMAug 254:13 PMAug 254:13 PMSep 93:39 AMSep 93:39 AMSep 248:14 AMSep 248:14 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM12:00 AM3:14 AM3:14 AM9:11 PM9:11 PM7:57 PM7:57 PM6:12 AM6:12 AM5:55 PM5:55 PM
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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Wind Speed in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Speed in the Summer of 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Hourly Wind Direction in 2014 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 2014 in Longyearbyen

Atmospheric Pressure in the Summer of 2014 in LongyearbyenJunJulAug29.0 inHg29.0 inHg29.5 inHg29.5 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.5 inHg30.5 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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