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Wind               storm    | hurricane   | Height
m/s   1 5  10 15 | 20 25 30 | 35  40  45  | Base  C1    C2    C3    C4    Summ1 Summit2
Km/h  4 18 36 54 | 72 90 108| 126 144 162 | 6139  6748  7091  7499  8249  8854  9192  m
Kt    2 10 19 29 | 39 49 58 | 68  78  87  | 19009 21007 22132 23471 25932 27917 29025 ft

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April 4
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0405--0409 summit level

Jet:
A strong southwesterly jet stream moves in from west over Uzbekistan and
Kazakhstan. There is also a weak northwesterly jet over China. No jet
over ME. In the end a jet appears over Pakistan.

Summit:
9000 m: West- northwest wind 5- 10 m/s. From Friday northwesterly
increasing wind to 10- 15 m/s.

7500 m: West- northwest 5-10 m/s. From Friday northwest 10- 15 m/s.

Weather:
A ridge is situated over Pakistan and Kashmir, weakening at the end of
the period. A through stationary over ME gives moist air with some
precipitation Monday- Thursday. Probably just small amounts though. On
Friday a ridge moves in bringing more dry weather to the ME area.
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Table for Mount Everest


Apri	4
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6735   7071   7470   8198   8783   9109
Wind(m/s)  340/08 340/11 330/12 330/11 300/09 270/10 270/12
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       54     64     71     72     52     39     34


Apri  5
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6737   7072   7469   8195   8777   9102
Wind(m/s)  180/03 220/01 270/02 260/03 270/07 270/12 270/14
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -18    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       96    100    100    100     88     59     57


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6728   7063   7459   8183   8764   9088
Wind(m/s)  280/02 310/03 320/04 310/05 290/04 280/04 280/03
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       57     43     39     42     46     46     47



Apri  6
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6732   7065   7459   8182   8762   9086
Wind(m/s)  140/04 130/02 110/01 120/01 270/01 270/02 280/01
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -18    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     64     47     44


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6726   7059   7454   8177   8759   9083
Wind(m/s)  050/02 080/02 090/02 090/02 110/04 120/04 130/05
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -21    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100    100    100     99



Apri  7
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6727   7058   7451   8171   8749   9072
Wind(m/s)  130/03 070/01 010/01 350/02 330/04 320/04 320/04
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     71     52     45


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6727   7059   7454   8175   8754   9077
Wind(m/s)  310/03 330/05 330/06 330/07 310/06 290/06 290/06
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       56     47     59     72     99     94     85



Apri  8
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6723   7053   7446   8165   8743   9066
Wind(m/s)  180/03 180/03 180/03 180/03 190/03 230/03 240/04
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -19    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100     99     73     53     47


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6721   7050   7442   8161   8739   9061
Wind(m/s)  190/06 230/02 310/01 270/00 020/01 010/03 350/03
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -18    -20    -25    -30    -32
Humid(%)      100    100    100     57     41     47     48



Apri  9
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6129   6716   7045   7435   8150   8725   9045
Wind(m/s)  340/08 340/10 340/10 330/09 290/07 280/09 290/11
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -22    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       51     51     49     54     67     74     60


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6727   7058   7450   8166   8742   9063
Wind(m/s)  320/07 320/11 320/12 320/12 320/14 310/14 320/14
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -18    -22    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       46     32     34     43     56     61     56



Apri 10
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6722   7054   7446   8164   8740   9062
Wind(m/s)  330/10 330/12 320/13 310/12 300/13 290/17 290/21
Temp(C)       -12    -17    -19    -22    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       33     38     39     31     33     51     51


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6734   7070   7467   8193   8777   9104
Wind(m/s)  310/10 320/16 320/18 320/20 320/25 320/30 320/34
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -17    -20    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       37     37     42     52     65     57     52



Apri 11
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6733   7069   7467   8195   8780   9106
Wind(m/s)  330/10 320/13 320/15 310/16 300/20 300/24 300/28
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       34     31     27     21     23     33     38


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