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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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May 17
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0518-0522 summit level

Jet:
No jet in the ME-area this period.

Summit:
9000 m: West-northwest 10-15 m/s, from Friday increasing to 15-20 m/s

7500 m: Mainly west-northwest 5-10 m/s, some time less than 5 m/s and
variable directions.

Weather:
An intense low is approaching the Bay of Bengal and will pass southern
parts of Bangladesh in the middle of the week. This causes increasing
moisture from Monday over ME and some showers. The following days risk
of more widespread precipitation.

Monsoon:
Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into parts of Andaman Sea,
southwest Bay of Bengal and parts of east Bay of Bengal.

Synopsis Annapurna 0518-0522

In general the same synopsis applies for the Annapurna region.
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Table for Mount Everest

May 17
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6148   6771   7121   7538   8301   8914   9255
Wind(m/s)  230/04 260/03 290/03 310/03 310/05 310/10 310/14
Temp(C)        -3     -6     -7    -10    -15    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100     89     90     89     71     33     13


May  18
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6763   7110   7522   8282   8897   9240
Wind(m/s)  330/01 270/01 230/02 220/04 230/07 240/09 250/10
Temp(C)        -4     -8     -9    -11    -14    -17    -19
Humid(%)       94     86    100     98    100    100    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6761   7107   7519   8274   8883   9224
Wind(m/s)  230/03 320/03 350/05 010/06 350/07 310/08 290/10
Temp(C)        -4     -7     -9    -11    -16    -19    -20
Humid(%)       81     44     52     48     39     19     10



May  19
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6149   6763   7108   7519   8275   8885   9226
Wind(m/s)  040/01 020/03 020/03 000/04 290/04 270/07 250/08
Temp(C)        -3     -7     -8    -11    -14    -18    -20
Humid(%)       90     93     91     94     64     77     69


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6757   7103   7513   8267   8874   9214
Wind(m/s)  240/02 300/02 310/03 320/03 320/06 320/08 320/06
Temp(C)        -4     -7     -9    -11    -16    -19    -21
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     96     69     60



May  20
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6759   7104   7514   8268   8877   9218
Wind(m/s)  180/04 180/04 170/04 180/04 210/04 240/05 260/06
Temp(C)        -4     -7     -9    -11    -15    -18    -20
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100    100    100    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6755   7098   7507   8261   8872   9213
Wind(m/s)  220/06 220/06 220/05 220/04 270/04 320/03 310/04
Temp(C)        -5     -7     -9    -11    -14    -17    -20
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     31     23     30



May  21
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6755   7098   7506   8257   8864   9204
Wind(m/s)  220/04 210/05 190/04 190/05 190/05 240/05 260/08
Temp(C)        -4     -8     -9    -11    -15    -18    -20
Humid(%)       99    100     94     90     47     30     19


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6751   7092   7500   8250   8857   9196
Wind(m/s)  210/05 230/03 220/04 210/05 220/04 280/03 290/05
Temp(C)        -5     -8     -9    -11    -14    -18    -20
Humid(%)      100     96     89     65     37     25     25



May  22
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6745   7086   7490   8235   8838   9175
Wind(m/s)  220/06 220/06 200/06 170/06 130/06 200/03 240/05
Temp(C)        -6     -9    -11    -13    -17    -20    -21
Humid(%)      100     99     93     94     71     63     73


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6747   7087   7494   8244   8850   9189
Wind(m/s)  230/06 240/06 230/05 230/05 230/05 250/04 260/05
Temp(C)        -7    -10    -10    -12    -15    -19    -20
Humid(%)      100     72     50     34     26     24     21



May  23
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6737   7077   7481   8225   8826   9164
Wind(m/s)  280/02 000/03 020/04 030/06 010/05 290/03 240/04
Temp(C)        -9    -11    -12    -14    -18    -21    -21
Humid(%)       21     11     13     26     23     25     15


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6752   7094   7501   8249   8852   9190
Wind(m/s)  200/03 290/02 320/02 350/02 330/06 330/10 330/11
Temp(C)        -6    -10    -11    -13    -18    -21    -22
Humid(%)      100    100    100     87     52     16      7



May  24
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6746   7088   7494   8240   8841   9179
Wind(m/s)  320/01 070/03 070/04 050/04 030/03 330/02 290/03
Temp(C)        -7    -10    -12    -14    -19    -21    -22
Humid(%)       42     89     84     90     97     44     10
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