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)
66°
70°
75°
81°
84°
82°
76°
70°
Temperature felt (°F)
63°
67°
76°
85°
86°
85°
76°
69°
Wind direction
SSE
SSE
SSE
S
SSW
SSW
SSE
SE
Wind speed (mph)
SSE
2-7
2-7
SSE
2-8
2-8
SSE
3-12
3-12
S
4-17
4-17
SSW
5-17
5-17
SSW
4-13
4-13
SSE
2-11
2-11
SE
2-9
2-9
Precipitation (in/3h)
-
10%
-
-
10%
-
-
5%
-
-
5%
-
-
5%
-
-
5%
-
-
15%
-
-
15%
-
Precipitation probability
10%
10%
5%
5%
5%
5%
15%
15%
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:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

02:00 to 03:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

03:00 to 04:00:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

04:00 to 05:00:
10% 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:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

09:00 to 10:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

10:00 to 11:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

11:00 to 12:00:
5% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

12:00 to 13:00:
5% 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:
10% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

20:00 to 21:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

21:00 to 22:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

22:00 to 23:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

23:00 to 00:00:
15% chance of precipitation in the area.
0″ are predicted by our local models.

rainSPOT Precipitation distribution within 35 km
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Weather report for University Park

Overnight into Sunday it is mostly cloudy, but most clouds give way during the day. We can see a mixture of cloudy and sunny skies. Temperatures as high as 83 °F are foreseen. With a UV-Index as high as 9 make sure to properly protect your skin. Overnight into Sunday light air is noticeable (1 to 4 mph). By day blows a light breeze (4 to 8 mph). From time to time gusts could reach up to 17 mph. Winds blowing from South. The weather forecast for University Park for Sunday is currently difficult to make, with lots of uncertainty in the computer models and very likely to change again. Check again at a later time.

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UV 9
05:20
20:29
Waxing crescent moon (48°)
09:26
23:35

Pressure: 1016 hPa

Timezone: CDT (UTC -05:00h)

Official severe weather warnings near University Park

Special Weather Statement issued June 30 at 11:05AM CDT by NWS Chicago
Minor
Now
From Today 11:05 (28 minutes ago)
Until Today 18:00 (6 hours from now)
Special Weather Statement issued June 30 at 11:05AM CDT by NWS Chicago
Minor
Now
From Today 11:05 (28 minutes ago)
Until Today 18:00 (6 hours from now)

Meteogram - 5 days - University Park

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Our 5-day meteogram for University Park 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 University Park, United States

The location marker is placed on University Park. [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.

Radar and precipitation nowcast for University Park

Drizzle
Light
Moderate
Heavy
Very Heavy
Hail

The location marker is placed on University Park. 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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