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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 31
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0401--0405 summit level

Jet:
A  Jetstream the first days near  ME-area, from Friday no jet.

Summit:
9000 m: West-northwest  increasing to 20-30 m/s, from Friday  decreasing
to 10-15 m/s.
7500 m: West around 10 m/s, Saturday northwest 15-20 m/s.

Weather:
At first some local showers, Friday-Saturday an upper low is passing
eastwards with precipitation. Saturday-Sunday a small ridge coming in
from the west will give drier conditions, but there is still a risk for
local showers.
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Table for Mount Everest


Mars 31
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6129   6717   7048   7442   8162   8740   9063
Wind(m/s)  260/02 340/01 030/02 060/04 080/06 070/06 070/06
Temp(C)       -15    -18    -20    -23    -27    -32    -34
Humid(%)      100     68     56     51     42     45     48


Apri  1
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6734   7067   7463   8187   8769   9093
Wind(m/s)  280/02 290/04 300/06 290/06 300/09 300/14 300/17
Temp(C)       -12    -17    -19    -22    -27    -31    -34
Humid(%)       66     92     99     91     69     67     64


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6739   7077   7477   8208   8794   9122
Wind(m/s)  320/07 320/09 320/09 320/10 310/13 310/18 310/22
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -16    -20    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       25     32     38     45     49     40     38



Apri  2
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6736   7071   7469   8199   8786   9113
Wind(m/s)  210/04 250/04 250/05 250/07 260/09 270/15 270/21
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       87    100     95     92     94    100    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6723   7056   7451   8175   8757   9082
Wind(m/s)  310/06 330/05 330/06 340/06 340/04 310/02 280/02
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -21    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       70     66     70     73     57     47     42



Apri  3
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6729   7061   7455   8177   8756   9079
Wind(m/s)  210/01 330/03 340/05 340/05 330/06 320/05 310/05
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -21    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     96     77     65


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6734   7071   7469   8197   8781   9107
Wind(m/s)  330/10 330/15 330/17 330/17 320/16 310/14 300/13
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       52     64     72     70     53     47     50



Apri  4
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6743   7080   7479   8210   8795   9121
Wind(m/s)  200/04 260/03 250/03 260/04 270/08 280/14 280/17
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       86     93     83     95     96     86     87


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6737   7073   7472   8203   8789   9116
Wind(m/s)  280/04 280/07 280/10 280/12 280/15 290/17 300/18
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -19    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       90     49     41     40     38     39     39



Apri  5
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6724   7057   7452   8175   8756   9080
Wind(m/s)  320/04 330/05 320/05 290/04 260/06 260/08 260/11
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       51     52     48     40     19     10      8


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6733   7067   7462   8185   8767   9091
Wind(m/s)  200/01 310/03 320/04 330/06 330/05 330/05 330/05
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -21    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       99    100    100    100     62     58     55



Apri  6
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6725   7057   7450   8169   8746   9069
Wind(m/s)  350/09 010/09 010/09 010/09 340/08 320/09 310/08
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -23    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       41     45     52     60     68     56     65


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6732   7066   7460   8180   8758   9080
Wind(m/s)  010/08 000/11 000/11 360/11 340/10 330/09 320/09
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -19    -22    -28    -32    -35
Humid(%)       59     60     73     94    100    100    100



Apri  7
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6722   7053   7445   8162   8739   9061
Wind(m/s)  350/10 020/10 020/10 010/10 350/08 340/08 330/09
Temp(C)       -14    -18    -21    -24    -29    -33    -34
Humid(%)       39     57     64     61     39     17      7









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