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°
74°
87°
95°
94°
88°
80°
76°
Temperature felt (°F)
76°
75°
91°
99°
96°
85°
83°
81°
Wind direction
N
NNE
ESE
SSE
S
SSW
SW
W
Wind speed (mph)
N
4-6
4-6
NNE
3-5
3-5
ESE
2-4
2-4
SSE
6-14
6-14
S
11-16
11-16
SSW
11-14
11-14
SW
4-6
4-6
W
4-4
4-4
Precipitation (in/3h)
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Precipitation hourly

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Precipitation hourly

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rainSPOT Precipitation distribution within 15 km
Sea/surf forecast
Significant wave height (m)
0.5
0.5
0.5
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0.4
0.3
Significant wave direction in which the waves move
Water temperature (°F)
79°
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78°
79°
79°
79°
80°
80°
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Weather report for Gythio

The night and the afternoon a few clouds are expected. At the break of day clear skies prevail. The sky remains sunny to mostly sunny. Temperatures peaking at 95 °F. With UV-Index rising to 9, sun protection is strongly recommended. During the night and in the morning blows a light breeze (4 to 8 mph). Thursday afternoon a gentle breeze is expected (8 to 12 mph). From time to time gusts could reach up to 15 mph. Winds blowing overnight from North, in the morning from Southeast and during the afternoon from South. The weather forecast for Gythio for Thursday is likely to be accurate.

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UV 9
06:15
20:53
First quarter moon (95°)
14:01
01:15

Pressure: 1012 hPa

Timezone: EEST (UTC +03:00h)

Official severe weather warnings near Gythio

Yellow warning for East Peloponnisos
Moderate
Upcoming
From Today 14:00 (11 hours from now)
Until Today 18:00 (15 hours from now)
Κίτρινη προειδοποίηση για Ανατολική Πελοπόννησο
Moderate
Upcoming
From Today 14:00 (11 hours from now)
Until Today 18:00 (15 hours from now)
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Weather anomaly: Unusually hot weather for the season

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Unusually cold
Normal
Unusually warm
Extremely warm

By comparing today's temperatures to 40 years of historic data we can see whether today's forecast is unusually warm (red areas) or cold (blue areas). Coloured dots show observed actual temperatures from professional and private weather stations.

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Meteogram - 5 days - Gythio

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Our 5-day meteogram for Gythio 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 and rain images for Gythio, Greece

The location marker is placed on Gythio. [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.

Precipitation is estimated from radar and satellites. At night precipitation estimates from satellites are less accurate than during daytime. Orange crosses mark places where lightning was detected (over Europe).

Copyright 2022 EUMETSAT / meteoblue. Lightning data provided by nowcast.

Radar and precipitation nowcast for Gythio

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

The location marker is placed on Gythio. 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.

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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