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)
73°
70°
72°
77°
79°
76°
70°
63°
Temperature felt (°F)
68°
67°
71°
75°
75°
70°
66°
60°
Wind direction
SW
WSW
W
NW
WNW
NW
NW
WSW
Wind speed (mph)
SW
9-25
9-25
WSW
6-20
6-20
W
4-16
4-16
NW
6-17
6-17
WNW
8-19
8-19
NW
8-18
8-18
NW
4-12
4-12
WSW
1-4
1-4
Precipitation (in/3h)
-
25%
-
< 0.04 in
55%
< 0.04
0.05 in
45%
0.05
< 0.04 in
40%
< 0.04
-
15%
-
-
5%
-
-
5%
-
-
0%
-
Precipitation probability
25%
55%
45%
40%
15%
5%
5%
0%
Precipitation hourly

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

01:00 to 02:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

02:00 to 03:00:
25% 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″ are predicted by our local models.

04:00 to 05:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

05:00 to 06:00:
50% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.01″ are predicted by our local models.

06:00 to 07:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

07:00 to 08:00:
45% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.02″ are predicted by our local models.

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

09:00 to 10:00:
40% chance of precipitation in the area.
0.01″ are predicted by our local models.

10:00 to 11:00:
35% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

11:00 to 12:00:
25% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

12:00 to 13:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

13:00 to 14:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

14:00 to 15:00:
5% 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:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

18:00 to 19:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

19:00 to 20:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

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

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

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

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

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Weather report for Twin Lake

Until noon there is a chance of thunderstorms and local showers. In the afternoon the weather will clear up until only a few clouds remain. We can see a mixture of cloudy and sunny skies. The chance of precipitation is moderate or near 50%. Temperatures as high as 78 °F are foreseen. During the night and in the afternoon a gentle breeze is expected (8 to 12 mph). Before noon blows a light breeze (4 to 8 mph). From time to time gusts could reach up to 25 mph. Winds blowing overnight from Southwest and by day from Northwest. The weather forecast for Twin Lake for Friday can be accurate in parts but deviations are expected. Check again for latest updates.

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UV 5
06:06
21:30
Waxing crescent moon (26°)
08:07
23:41

Pressure: 1014 hPa

Timezone: EDT (UTC -04:00h)

Official severe weather warnings near Twin Lake

Beach Hazards Statement issued June 30 at 9:21AM EDT until July 01 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Grand Rapids
Moderate
Now
From Today 09:21 (3 hours ago)
Until Tomorrow 08:00 (19 hours from now)
Air Quality Alert issued June 29 at 1:18PM EDT by NWS Grand Rapids
Now
From Today 06:00 (6 hours ago)
Until Today 22:30 (10 hours from now)

Radar and precipitation nowcast for Twin Lake

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

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

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

The location marker is placed on Twin Lake. [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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