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)
51°
52°
57°
56°
51°
49°
48°
48°
Temperature felt (°F)
48°
49°
54°
53°
49°
48°
45°
46°
Wind direction
S
S
S
S
SSW
SSW
ENE
SE
Wind speed (mph)
S
1-11
1-11
S
1-15
1-15
S
1-14
1-14
S
1-18
1-18
SSW
2-18
2-18
SSW
1-18
1-18
ENE
1-17
1-17
SE
0-16
0-16
Precipitation (in/3h)
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10%
-
-
5%
-
-
25%
-
< 0.04 in
75%
< 0.04
0.06 in
95%
0.06
0.04 in
75%
0.04
0.05 in
80%
0.05
0.16 in
80%
0.16
Precipitation probability
10%
5%
25%
75%
95%
75%
80%
80%
Precipitation hourly

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

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

04:00 to 05:00:
0% 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:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

08:00 to 09:00:
25% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

09:00 to 10:00:
30% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

10:00 to 11:00:
55% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

11:00 to 12:00:
75% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

12:00 to 13:00:
95% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

13:00 to 14:00:
70% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

14:00 to 15:00:
90% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.04″ are predicted by our local models.

15:00 to 16:00:
75% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.04″ are predicted by our local models.

16:00 to 17:00:
60% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

17:00 to 18:00:
60% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

18:00 to 19:00:
60% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

19:00 to 20:00:
60% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

20:00 to 21:00:
80% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.05″ are predicted by our local models.

21:00 to 22:00:
65% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

22:00 to 23:00:
80% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.08″ are predicted by our local models.

23:00 to 00:00:
80% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.08″ are predicted by our local models.

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Weather report for Passo Stelvio

Overnight into Tuesday a few clouds are expected and by day a mixture of sunshine and clouds with the possibility of local thunderstorms. Almost no sunshine can be expected. A very high chance of Precipitation near 90% is forecast. Temperature highs are likely to reach 57 °F. On Tuesday light air is noticeable (1 to 4 mph). Gusts to 20 mph are possible. Winds blowing from South. The weather forecast for Passo Stelvio for Tuesday can be accurate in parts but deviations are expected. Check again for latest updates.

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UV 7
05:25
21:17
Waning crescent (353°)
04:27
21:15

Pressure: 1020 hPa

Timezone: CEST (UTC +02:00h)

Official severe weather warnings near Passo Stelvio

Orange Rain Warning for Italy - Lombardia
Severe
Now
From Today 09:00 (4 hours ago)
Until Tomorrow 01:59 (12 hours from now)
Allerta Pioggia Arancione per l'Italia - Lombardia
Severe
Now
From Today 09:00 (4 hours ago)
Until Tomorrow 01:59 (12 hours from now)
Last update:
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Yellow Wind Warning for Italy - Lombardia
Moderate
Now
From Today 09:00 (4 hours ago)
Until Today 19:59 (6 hours from now)
Allerta Vento Giallo per l'Italia - Lombardia
Moderate
Now
From Today 09:00 (4 hours ago)
Until Today 19:59 (6 hours from now)
Last update:
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Radar and precipitation nowcast for Passo Stelvio

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

The location marker is placed on Passo Stelvio. 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 - Passo Stelvio

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Our 5-day meteogram for Passo Stelvio 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 Passo Stelvio, Italy

The location marker is placed on Passo Stelvio. [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.

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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