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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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March 26
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0327--0331 summit level

Jet:
Starting with a weak westerly jet over ME moving south. A new
northwesterly jet over Pakistan is closing in at end of period.

Summit:
9000 m: West to southwest 25 m/s, decreasing during weekend to 15 m/s.
From Tuesday increasing again, during Wednesday northwest 30-40 m/s.
7500 m: West to southwest 10-20 m/s, decreasing to 5-10 m/s. From
Tuesday increasing northwesterly wind, maybe up to 15-20 m/s.

Weather:
Minor ridge passing with mainly dry conditions during Saturday but
already during Sunday more unstable conditions due to an upper low
coming in from west causing moist weather and some showers over ME and
next week risk of widespread precipitation during one of the days.
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Table for Mount Everest


Mars 26
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6735   7071   7470   8198   8781   9107
Wind(m/s)  260/10 260/13 260/14 260/15 260/19 260/26 260/32
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       14     18     21     26     35     38     36


Mars 27
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6739   7074   7470   8193   8772   9096
Wind(m/s)  230/09 240/10 240/10 250/11 260/15 260/23 260/28
Temp(C)       -10    -16    -19    -22    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       17     25     29     35     35     22     20


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6723   7054   7448   8167   8745   9068
Wind(m/s)  250/09 250/11 250/12 250/13 260/16 260/22 250/25
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       39     31     24     22     21     26     30



Mars 28
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6723   7052   7441   8152   8723   9043
Wind(m/s)  210/05 230/06 240/06 250/06 270/08 260/09 260/11
Temp(C)       -13    -18    -21    -24    -30    -33    -35
Humid(%)       21     30     36     44     42     66     62


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6126   6708   7035   7424   8135   8707   9027
Wind(m/s)  250/05 260/04 270/05 280/05 300/04 330/03 000/02
Temp(C)       -16    -20    -22    -24    -29    -33    -35
Humid(%)       37     40     34     24     11     14     18



Mars 29
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6715   7040   7425   8130   8697   9015
Wind(m/s)  210/07 220/07 230/07 240/06 250/06 260/06 260/06
Temp(C)       -14    -20    -22    -26    -31    -34    -37
Humid(%)       46     65     79     91     89     72    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6124   6703   7028   7414   8122   8692   9010
Wind(m/s)  260/04 280/04 300/04 310/03 300/01 060/03 060/04
Temp(C)       -17    -20    -22    -25    -29    -34    -36
Humid(%)       58     37     37     44     77     95     93



Mars 30
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6711   7036   7420   8123   8689   9005
Wind(m/s)  220/05 230/05 250/05 280/05 290/06 290/08 290/08
Temp(C)       -15    -20    -22    -26    -31    -35    -37
Humid(%)       80    100    100    100     98     80     86


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6129   6709   7034   7419   8127   8696   9014
Wind(m/s)  250/06 280/09 280/11 290/12 310/12 320/11 320/10
Temp(C)       -15    -20    -22    -25    -29    -34    -36
Humid(%)       97     94     74     60     56     59     72



Mars 31
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6124   6702   7026   7411   8117   8687   9005
Wind(m/s)  260/08 260/11 260/12 270/13 280/19 290/29 290/34
Temp(C)       -17    -21    -23    -26    -30    -34    -36
Humid(%)       54     41     34     24     22     27     31


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6717   7047   7438   8156   8733   9055
Wind(m/s)  260/06 290/11 290/15 300/19 300/31 300/39 300/42
Temp(C)       -14    -17    -19    -22    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)       84     64     59     55     46     37     33



Apri  1
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6128   6716   7046   7439   8158   8736   9059
Wind(m/s)  260/08 270/11 280/14 280/17 290/26 290/35 290/39
Temp(C)       -15    -18    -20    -22    -27    -31    -34
Humid(%)       38     38     40     42     50     63     76


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6728   7062   7458   8183   8765   9090
Wind(m/s)  270/06 280/10 290/13 290/15 300/21 300/31 300/36
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -18    -20    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       68     50     49     53     52     45     36



Apri  2
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6721   7052   7446   8166   8746   9070
Wind(m/s)  280/08 280/11 280/13 280/15 280/22 280/30 280/36
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)       55     59     56     46     27     27     30

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