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)
75°
76°
83°
89°
90°
83°
76°
75°
Temperature felt (°F)
83°
85°
91°
98°
98°
90°
85°
85°
Wind direction
SE
SE
SE
SSE
SE
SE
SE
E
Wind speed (mph)
SE
2-6
2-6
SE
3-7
3-7
SE
4-9
4-9
SSE
5-11
5-11
SE
5-12
5-12
SE
6-15
6-15
SE
3-11
3-11
E
2-6
2-6
Precipitation (in/3h)
-
20%
-
-
5%
-
-
10%
-
-
30%
-
-
50%
-
-
65%
-
< 0.04 in
80%
< 0.04
0.09 in
50%
0.09
Precipitation probability
20%
5%
10%
30%
50%
65%
80%
50%
Precipitation hourly

00:00 to 01:00:
20% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

01:00 to 02:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

02:00 to 03:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

03:00 to 04:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

04:00 to 05:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

05:00 to 06:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

06:00 to 07:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

07:00 to 08:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

08:00 to 09:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

09:00 to 10:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

10:00 to 11:00:
20% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

11:00 to 12:00:
30% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

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

13:00 to 14:00:
40% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

14:00 to 15:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

15:00 to 16:00:
60% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

16:00 to 17:00:
65% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

17:00 to 18:00:
65% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

18:00 to 19:00:
65% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

19:00 to 20:00:
70% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

20:00 to 21:00:
65% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.01″ are predicted by our local models.

21:00 to 22:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.03″ are predicted by our local models.

22:00 to 23:00:
35% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.04″ are predicted by our local models.

23:00 to 00:00:
40% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.03″ are predicted by our local models.

rainSPOT Precipitation distribution within 35 km
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Weather report for Lake Wales

During the night and in the morning a few clouds are expected, and some more clouds roll across for this afternoon. We can see a mixture of cloudy and sunny skies. Precipitation is very likely with an 80% chance. Temperatures peaking at 90 °F. With UV-Index rising to 10, sun protection is strongly recommended. The whole day blows a light breeze (4 to 8 mph). From time to time gusts could reach up to 14 mph. Winds blowing from Southeast. The weather forecast for Lake Wales for Friday can be accurate in parts but deviations are expected. Check again for latest updates.

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UV 10
06:32
20:27
Waxing crescent moon (26°)
08:33
22:42

Pressure: 1018 hPa

Timezone: EDT (UTC -04:00h)

Radar and precipitation nowcast for Lake Wales

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

The location marker is placed on Lake Wales. 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 - Lake Wales

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Our 5-day meteogram for Lake Wales 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 Lake Wales, United States

The location marker is placed on Lake Wales. [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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