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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

Daily weather forecasts provided by Explorersweb.com

Sent out daily to us by email, these forecasts are reproduced here.

June 1 T
May 31 M
May 31 M
May 28 F
May 28 F
May 24 M
May 24 M
May 21 F
May 21 F
May 20 T
May 20 T
May 18 T
May 17 M
May 17 M
May 17 M
May 17 M
May 14 F
May 13 T
May 13 T
May 12 W
May 11 T
May 11 T
May 10 M
May 9 S
May 9 S
May 9 S
May 7 F
May 7 F
May 6 T
May 6 T
May 5 W
May 5 W
May 4 T
May 4 T
May 3 M
May 2 S
April 30 F
April 29 T
April 28 W
April 27 T
April 26 M
April 25 S
April 23 F
April 22 T
April 21 W
April 20 T
April 19 M
April 18 S
April 16 F
April 15 T
April 14 W
April 13 T
April 12 M
April 11 S
April 9 F
April 8 T
April 7 W
April 6 T
April 5 M
April 4 S
April 2 F
April 1 T
March 31 W
March 30 T
March 29 M
March 28 S
March 26 F
March 25 T
March 24 W
March 23 T
March 22 M
March 21 S
Notes
March 19 F
March 18 T
March 17 W
March 23
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0324--0328 summit level

Jet:
A westerly jet will be situated over ME  at first with core mainly north
of  the mountain. The Jet is weakening and in the end of the period the
core will be situated south of ME.

Summit:
9000 m: West 30-40 m/s. At the end of the period decreasing to 25 m/s.
7500 m: West 20-28 m/s. At the end of the period decreasing to 10-15
m/s.

Weather:
A minor ridge over northeastern India-Nepal-Tibet will give mainly dry
conditions over ME at start, the ridge is moving slowly to the south. An
upper circulation over Pakistan is slowly moving eastwards and is at the
same time weakening. This will cause some local showers over ME-area.
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Table for Mount Everest


Mars 23
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6750   7092   7498   8242   8839   9172
Wind(m/s)  260/10 260/13 260/15 260/16 270/23 270/33 270/36
Temp(C)        -7    -11    -13    -16    -21    -25    -27
Humid(%)        7      5      6      6      5      6      7


Mars 24
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6751   7090   7493   8230   8823   9155
Wind(m/s)  240/08 250/10 260/12 270/15 270/26 270/37 260/39
Temp(C)        -7    -12    -15    -18    -22    -26    -28
Humid(%)       11     12      9      4      3      4      5


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6741   7080   7482   8219   8812   9143
Wind(m/s)  260/10 260/13 260/15 260/16 260/21 260/30 260/36
Temp(C)        -8    -12    -14    -17    -22    -26    -28
Humid(%)       12      8      8      9      9     10     10



Mars 25
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6744   7080   7478   8205   8790   9118
Wind(m/s)  240/10 240/11 250/12 260/15 260/25 260/39 260/44
Temp(C)        -8    -14    -16    -20    -25    -29    -30
Humid(%)       12     16     18     18     20     25     25


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6731   7066   7464   8193   8778   9104
Wind(m/s)  260/11 250/14 250/16 250/18 260/26 260/39 260/44
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -19    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       11     11     12     14     20     29     31



Mars 26
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6740   7075   7472   8195   8777   9102
Wind(m/s)  240/10 240/12 250/13 260/14 260/24 260/34 260/41
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -17    -21    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       13     18     21     25     31     34     33


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6730   7065   7463   8191   8776   9103
Wind(m/s)  260/10 260/13 250/14 250/16 260/20 260/28 260/33
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -20    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)        8     10     11     13     16     17     16



Mars 27
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6736   7069   7464   8186   8771   9099
Wind(m/s)  220/08 230/09 240/10 250/11 260/16 260/24 260/29
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -19    -22    -26    -29    -30
Humid(%)        9     12     14     15      6      5      5


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6725   7056   7449   8172   8756   9083
Wind(m/s)  240/07 250/08 260/10 270/12 270/16 270/21 270/26
Temp(C)       -13    -18    -20    -22    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       28     27     22     10      3      5      7



Mars 28
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6126   6711   7040   7431   8149   8727   9050
Wind(m/s)  250/06 260/07 260/09 270/11 270/13 270/16 270/19
Temp(C)       -16    -19    -20    -23    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)        8      4      4      3      4      5      6


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6718   7046   7437   8153   8732   9057
Wind(m/s)  230/04 280/05 290/07 300/09 300/12 300/16 300/20
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -27    -30    -31
Humid(%)       28     20     20     23     35     40     36



Mars 29
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6128   6715   7044   7433   8146   8719   9040
Wind(m/s)  260/09 270/12 270/13 270/14 270/16 280/21 280/27
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -29    -32    -34
Humid(%)       16     18     19     21     26     24     20


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6715   7041   7430   8143   8718   9040
Wind(m/s)  240/08 260/10 270/12 270/15 280/19 290/25 290/31
Temp(C)       -14    -19    -21    -23    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)       50     35     26     24     19     22     21



Mars 30
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6124   6702   7026   7411   8115   8682   8999
Wind(m/s)  250/07 260/09 260/10 260/11 270/13 270/17 270/22
Temp(C)       -17    -20    -23    -26    -31    -35    -37
Humid(%)       30     18     12      8      9      8      8

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