Kilimanjaro crossing with meteoblue weather data

Kilimanjaro crossing with meteoblue weather data

The summit of the highest mountain in Africa reaches 5895 meters altitude and is tough to reach and even tougher to overpass. However, in December 2021, 15 hot air balloon teams made the first balloon crossing since 2011. Stefan Zeberli, a Swiss professional balloon pilot, leader of the ballon world ranking and user of meteoblue services, recounts the experience.

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Temperature (°F)
74°
71°
73°
80°
89°
88°
78°
70°
Temperature felt (°F)
64°
65°
66°
73°
85°
83°
73°
65°
Wind direction
SSW
SSW
SSW
SW
WSW
WNW
NW
NNW
Wind speed (mph)
SSW
17-38
17-38
SSW
13-30
13-30
SSW
12-28
12-28
SW
12-21
12-21
WSW
9-22
9-22
WNW
8-20
8-20
NW
8-16
8-16
NNW
6-15
6-15
Precipitation (in/3h)
< 0.04 in
20%
< 0.04
0.06 in
45%
0.06
0.09 in
50%
0.09
0.06 in
45%
0.06
< 0.04 in
35%
< 0.04
-
10%
-
-
10%
-
-
5%
-
Precipitation probability
20%
45%
50%
45%
35%
10%
10%
5%
Precipitation hourly

00:00 to 01:00:
0% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

01:00 to 02:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

02:00 to 03:00:
20% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

03:00 to 04:00:
35% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.01″ are predicted by our local models.

04:00 to 05:00:
40% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

05:00 to 06:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.03″ are predicted by our local models.

06:00 to 07:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.04″ are predicted by our local models.

07:00 to 08:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.03″ are predicted by our local models.

08:00 to 09:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.03″ are predicted by our local models.

09:00 to 10:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

10:00 to 11:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

11:00 to 12:00:
40% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

12:00 to 13:00:
35% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

13:00 to 14:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.01″ are predicted by our local models.

14:00 to 15:00:
30% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

15:00 to 16:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

16:00 to 17:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

17:00 to 18:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

18:00 to 19:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

19:00 to 20:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

20:00 to 21:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

21:00 to 22:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

22:00 to 23:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

23:00 to 00:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

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Weather report for Faribault

Night and day there is a chance of thunderstorms and local showers. We can see a mixture of cloudy and sunny skies. The chance of precipitation is moderate or near 50%. Temperatures as high as 90 °F are foreseen. The UV-Index climbs up to 8, don't forget to use sunscreen when spending the day outside. Overnight into Thursday blows a fresh breeze (18 to 25 mph). In the morning expect a moderate breeze (12 to 18 mph). In the afternoon a gentle breeze is expected (8 to 12 mph). From time to time gusts could reach up to 37 mph. Winds blowing from Southwest. The weather forecast for Faribault for Thursday can be accurate in parts but deviations are expected. Check again for latest updates.

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UV 8
05:30
21:02
Waxing crescent moon (16°)
06:30
22:41

Pressure: 1010 hPa

Timezone: CDT (UTC -05:00h)

Radar and precipitation nowcast for Faribault

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

The location marker is placed on Faribault. This animation shows the precipitation radar for the last hour, as well as a 1h forecast. Drizzle or light snow fall might be invisible for the radar. Precipitation intensity is colour coded, ranging from light blue to orange.

Meteogram - 5 days - Faribault

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Our 5-day meteogram for Faribault offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs: [More]
  • Temperature chart with weather pictograms. The time from sunrise to sunset is indicated in light yellow.
  • Clouds in different altitudes: from few clouds (light grey) to overcast (dark grey). Dark blue bars show hourly precipitation and light blue showers. An asterisk indicates snow fall.
  • Forecasts for wind speeds are blue and for gusts are green. The arrowheads point in the same direction as the wind.

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Current satellite images for Faribault, United States

The location marker is placed on Faribault. [More]

The real-time satellite image combines visible light during daytime with infrared radiation during nighttime. At night, the image is not dark as infrared radiation can detect temperature differences. Unfortunately, low clouds and fog are difficult to distinguish from ground temperatures and thus can be almost invisible during the night. Meteosat satellite images for Europe are updated in real-time every 5 minutes. GOES-16/GOES-17 (North & South America) and Himawari (Asia) images update every 10 minutes.

Kilimanjaro crossing with meteoblue weather data

Kilimanjaro crossing with meteoblue weather data

The summit of the highest mountain in Africa reaches 5895 meters altitude and is tough to reach and even tougher to overpass. However, in December 2021, 15 hot air balloon teams made the first balloon crossing since 2011. Stefan Zeberli, a Swiss professional balloon pilot, leader of the ballon world ranking and user of meteoblue services, recounts the experience.

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