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

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May 28
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0529-0602 summit level

Jet:
No jet in the ME-area this period. The jet is further north; moves from
Uzbekistan to China.

Summit:
9000 m: West- southwest 10-15 m/s.

7500 m: Around west 5-10 m/s.

Weather
Passing weak upper troughs from west will cause moist conditions below
7500m with some showers, probably every day. Above 7500 m more dry
conditions throughout the period.

Monsoon:
Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into the remaining parts of
Kerala and southern parts of costal Karnataka. It is expected to move
slowly further north into southwest/southern India and also in over
Bangladesh.

Synopsis Annapurna 0529-0602

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


May 28
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6755   7101   7513   8268   8877   9217
Wind(m/s)  220/05 220/05 230/05 240/04 250/07 250/09 250/10
Temp(C)        -8     -9    -10    -13    -17    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100     46     36     30     24     23     20


May  29
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6761   7107   7517   8272   8882   9223
Wind(m/s)  180/04 230/02 230/03 240/04 250/07 270/10 260/11
Temp(C)        -5     -9    -11    -13    -16    -20    -21
Humid(%)       96     81     67     63     24     33     35


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6756   7103   7515   8273   8883   9224
Wind(m/s)  250/04 220/04 230/04 250/04 260/06 260/08 260/08
Temp(C)        -8     -8    -10    -12    -16    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100     35     24     16      9      8      9



May  30
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6762   7108   7520   8276   8887   9228
Wind(m/s)  150/02 190/00 220/01 250/02 260/05 260/09 260/10
Temp(C)        -6     -9    -11    -12    -16    -20    -22
Humid(%)       87     80     72     31     18     10      6


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6760   7108   7522   8282   8895   9236
Wind(m/s)  240/03 230/02 220/01 200/00 250/02 270/05 280/07
Temp(C)        -7     -8     -9    -12    -16    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100     30     22     21     13      6      5



May  31
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6148   6766   7114   7527   8286   8898   9241
Wind(m/s)  120/03 070/02 110/02 090/02 240/03 250/07 260/09
Temp(C)        -5     -9    -11    -12    -16    -19    -22
Humid(%)       91     88     93     63     14      5      4


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6761   7109   7524   8284   8897   9239
Wind(m/s)  220/04 200/04 190/03 190/02 220/04 250/06 260/08
Temp(C)        -7     -8    -10    -12    -16    -20    -21
Humid(%)      100     22     17     21     10      8      9



June  1
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6150   6770   7118   7531   8291   8904   9246
Wind(m/s)  160/03 340/01 280/01 250/02 230/03 240/07 250/09
Temp(C)        -4     -9    -11    -13    -17    -20    -22
Humid(%)       76     79     78     25     18     13      9


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6149   6769   7118   7533   8295   8908   9250
Wind(m/s)  180/05 240/02 220/02 230/01 280/03 270/07 270/09
Temp(C)        -4     -8     -9    -11    -16    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100    100     80     66     15     13     11



June  2
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6762   7110   7524   8281   8892   9233
Wind(m/s)  210/02 170/02 120/01 020/01 300/01 270/04 260/06
Temp(C)        -6     -8    -10    -13    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       34     22     20     32     22     17     16


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6148   6767   7115   7529   8290   8902   9244
Wind(m/s)  190/06 220/03 220/03 220/04 270/05 290/08 290/10
Temp(C)        -4     -8     -9    -11    -15    -19    -22
Humid(%)      100    100     75     66     23     17     13



June  3
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6756   7102   7514   8270   8879   9219
Wind(m/s)  260/03 210/03 220/02 240/02 260/04 280/07 280/09
Temp(C)        -8     -8    -10    -12    -16    -20    -23
Humid(%)       79     38     27     19     10      8      9


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6148   6765   7111   7523   8280   8889   9229
Wind(m/s)  190/10 220/07 250/07 260/08 270/12 280/15 280/17
Temp(C)        -4     -7    -10    -11    -15    -20    -22
Humid(%)      100     95     71     25     13     12     13



June  4
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6752   7097   7506   8259   8865   9203
Wind(m/s)  260/03 240/04 230/05 240/06 240/08 250/10 250/11
Temp(C)        -7     -9    -11    -13    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       58     34     30     27     19     20     24









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