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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 28
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0329--0402 summit level

Jet:
A westerly jet just south of ME, the first days at times over ME.

Summit:
9000 m: West-northwest 20-30 m/s. At Friday northwest, decreasing to
15-20 m/s.
7500 m: West 10-20 m/s, temporarily 25. From Friday  a little decreasing
northwesterly wind.

Weather:
An upper low coming in from west causing moist weather and most of the
time showers over ME. Some risk of widespread precipitation one of the
days. From Friday a ridge is coming close from west.
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Table for Mount Everest


Mars 28
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6720   7051   7443   8161   8736   9058
Wind(m/s)  260/10 270/14 270/16 270/19 280/30 280/37 280/41
Temp(C)       -14    -17    -20    -23    -28    -32    -35
Humid(%)       12     17     19     17     20     26     29


Mars 29
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6729   7060   7451   8165   8738   9058
Wind(m/s)  230/09 240/11 250/11 250/13 270/21 270/34 270/40
Temp(C)       -11    -17    -20    -23    -29    -33    -35
Humid(%)       17     25     31     39     59     83     93


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6128   6714   7043   7432   8145   8718   9038
Wind(m/s)  250/09 250/11 260/12 260/14 270/17 270/24 270/30
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -21    -23    -29    -33    -35
Humid(%)       26     30     28     26     19     14     13



Mars 30
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6715   7041   7426   8129   8693   9007
Wind(m/s)  230/08 240/09 240/09 250/09 270/11 270/14 280/18
Temp(C)       -14    -20    -23    -26    -32    -37    -39
Humid(%)       23     35     44     57     83     93     71


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6126   6707   7034   7421   8129   8699   9016
Wind(m/s)  270/03 300/04 310/04 320/04 330/03 330/03 330/03
Temp(C)       -17    -20    -22    -25    -30    -35    -37
Humid(%)       46     41     45     50     48     57     56



Mars 31
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6720   7048   7436   8144   8713   9032
Wind(m/s)  280/01 290/03 290/03 300/04 310/07 300/08 300/09
Temp(C)       -14    -19    -22    -25    -31    -34    -37
Humid(%)       42     62     77     98    100     81     84


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6721   7052   7445   8163   8739   9061
Wind(m/s)  300/04 310/06 310/07 310/07 290/08 270/11 270/15
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -29    -33    -35
Humid(%)       41     46     52     54     54     52     47



Apri  1
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6731   7063   7456   8175   8754   9076
Wind(m/s)  250/04 270/06 280/07 290/09 290/13 290/17 290/18
Temp(C)       -12    -17    -20    -23    -28    -32    -35
Humid(%)       49     73     88     99     81     67     79


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6727   7059   7454   8177   8757   9080
Wind(m/s)  290/04 310/07 310/09 310/10 310/11 310/13 310/14
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -19    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       94     96     84     67     57     49     48



Apri  2
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6721   7052   7444   8160   8734   9055
Wind(m/s)  340/08 360/09 360/09 350/09 320/07 290/08 280/08
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -20    -23    -29    -34    -36
Humid(%)       59     40     44     55     82     95     92


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6730   7063   7458   8178   8756   9078
Wind(m/s)  330/03 350/06 350/07 350/08 350/09 340/09 340/09
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -22    -28    -32    -35
Humid(%)       66     51     47     59     83    100    100



Apri  3
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6726   7059   7453   8175   8752   9074
Wind(m/s)  020/02 080/03 080/03 080/01 300/04 300/08 310/09
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -20    -23    -28    -33    -36
Humid(%)       46     45     44     58     80     78     77


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6735   7070   7468   8194   8776   9100
Wind(m/s)  100/01 320/02 320/03 310/05 320/08 320/11 320/10
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -21    -27    -31    -34
Humid(%)       97    100     98     98     84     51     45



Apri  4
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6732   7068   7466   8193   8776   9100
Wind(m/s)  320/04 330/07 330/09 330/10 310/10 300/10 290/10
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -18    -21    -27    -32    -34
Humid(%)       39     47     52     52     53     70     70

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