Longyearbyen climate guide

Temperature in Longyearbyen (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-13°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Longyearbyen-13
-13°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Longyearbyen-13
-13°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Longyearbyen-13
-9°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Longyearbyen-9
-3°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Longyearbyen-3
3°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Longyearbyen3
7°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Longyearbyen7
6°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Longyearbyen6
1°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Longyearbyen1
-4°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Longyearbyen-4
-8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Longyearbyen-8
-11°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Longyearbyen-11
Min temperature (night-time)
-20°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Longyearbyen-20
-21°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Longyearbyen-21
-20°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Longyearbyen-20
-16°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Longyearbyen-16
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Longyearbyen-7
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Longyearbyen-1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Longyearbyen3
2°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Longyearbyen2
-3°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Longyearbyen-3
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Longyearbyen-9
-14°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Longyearbyen-14
-18°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Longyearbyen-18
Sea temperature
-2°C sea temperature in January in Longyearbyen-2
-2°C sea temperature in February in Longyearbyen-2
-2°C sea temperature in March in Longyearbyen-2
-2°C sea temperature in April in Longyearbyen-2
-2°C sea temperature in May in Longyearbyen-2
-2°C sea temperature in June in Longyearbyen-2
-1°C sea temperature in July in Longyearbyen-1
-1°C sea temperature in August in Longyearbyen-1
-1°C sea temperature in September in Longyearbyen-1
-1°C sea temperature in October in Longyearbyen-1
-1°C sea temperature in November in Longyearbyen-1
-2°C sea temperature in December in Longyearbyen-2

Sunshine & Daylight in Longyearbyen

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
0 hours of sunshine per day (0% of daylight hours) in January in Longyearbyen0
0 hours of sunshine per day (9% of daylight hours) in February in Longyearbyen0
3 hours of sunshine per day (23% of daylight hours) in March in Longyearbyen3
8 hours of sunshine per day (37% of daylight hours) in April in Longyearbyen8
9 hours of sunshine per day (36% of daylight hours) in May in Longyearbyen9
7 hours of sunshine per day (29% of daylight hours) in June in Longyearbyen7
7 hours of sunshine per day (27% of daylight hours) in July in Longyearbyen7
5 hours of sunshine per day (23% of daylight hours) in August in Longyearbyen5
3 hours of sunshine per day (19% of daylight hours) in September in Longyearbyen3
1 hours of sunshine per day (18% of daylight hours) in October in Longyearbyen1
0 hours of sunshine per day (0% of daylight hours) in November in Longyearbyen0
0 hours of sunshine per day (0% of daylight hours) in December in Longyearbyen0
Daily hours of daylight
0 hours of daylight per day in January in Longyearbyen0
2 hours of daylight per day in February in Longyearbyen2
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Longyearbyen12
21 hours of daylight per day in April in Longyearbyen21
24 hours of daylight per day in May in Longyearbyen24
24 hours of daylight per day in June in Longyearbyen24
24 hours of daylight per day in July in Longyearbyen24
23 hours of daylight per day in August in Longyearbyen23
14 hours of daylight per day in September in Longyearbyen14
5 hours of daylight per day in October in Longyearbyen5
0 hours of daylight per day in November in Longyearbyen0
0 hours of daylight per day in December in Longyearbyen0

Rainfall in Longyearbyen

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
13 days with some rainfall in January in Longyearbyen13
13 days with some rainfall in February in Longyearbyen13
14 days with some rainfall in March in Longyearbyen14
11 days with some rainfall in April in Longyearbyen11
9 days with some rainfall in May in Longyearbyen9
8 days with some rainfall in June in Longyearbyen8
11 days with some rainfall in July in Longyearbyen11
13 days with some rainfall in August in Longyearbyen13
12 days with some rainfall in September in Longyearbyen12
13 days with some rainfall in October in Longyearbyen13
13 days with some rainfall in November in Longyearbyen13
12 days with some rainfall in December in Longyearbyen12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
22 mm monthly rainfall in January in Longyearbyen22
28 mm monthly rainfall in February in Longyearbyen28
29 mm monthly rainfall in March in Longyearbyen29
16 mm monthly rainfall in April in Longyearbyen16
13 mm monthly rainfall in May in Longyearbyen13
18 mm monthly rainfall in June in Longyearbyen18
24 mm monthly rainfall in July in Longyearbyen24
30 mm monthly rainfall in August in Longyearbyen30
25 mm monthly rainfall in September in Longyearbyen25
19 mm monthly rainfall in October in Longyearbyen19
22 mm monthly rainfall in November in Longyearbyen22
25 mm monthly rainfall in December in Longyearbyen25

More climate for Longyearbyen

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
No UV (maximum) index in January in Longyearbyen0
No UV (maximum) index in February in Longyearbyen0
No UV (maximum) index in March in Longyearbyen0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in April in Longyearbyen1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Longyearbyen2
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in June in Longyearbyen2
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in July in Longyearbyen2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in August in Longyearbyen1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in September in Longyearbyen1
No UV (maximum) index in October in Longyearbyen0
No UV (maximum) index in November in Longyearbyen0
No UV (maximum) index in December in Longyearbyen0
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in February in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in March in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in April in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in May in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in June in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in July in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in August in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in September in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in October in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in November in Longyearbyen0
No heat & humidity in December in Longyearbyen0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Longyearbyen, Svalbard shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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