Category Archives: Mt. Everest Weather

24 Jun

Monsoon- Asia 2017

Mt. Everest Weather

Asian Monsoon Summer 2017. The present  near neutral but above average ENSO state may shift into a weak El Nino this summer or fall. What does that mean for central Asia? When it does arrive, the phenomenon instigates underlying effects on the weather that have an established, intermittent history of drying the monsoon and thus devastating

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11 Jun

The Deadliest Mountains

K2 Weather, Karakoram Range Weather, Mt. Everest Weather

The deadliest mountains claim dozens of lives annually. In the US May-September in California and Washington are the most deadly times and places to climb, composing about 40% of the US’ mountaineering fatalities. Colorado sees nearly half of California’s accidents. Alaskan injuries are on the rise due to increasing tourism. Cause of Dealth There are

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12 Dec

Mt Everest Weather

Mt. Everest Weather, Trekking Everest

Mt Everest Weather- The world’s highest weather station, the South Col site is named after its location: the windswept, relatively snow-free pass between Mt. Everest and Lhotse, the Earth’s tallest and fourth tallest peaks. Sometimes erroneously called the Earth’s third pole, Mt. Everest hosts about a hundred climbs per year- a number that has been

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14 Nov

Mount Everest Winds- The Jet Stream

Everest Basecamp, Mt. Everest Weather

Mount Everest winds- The Jet Stream. What happens high on the slopes of Mount Everest is largely dependent on jet streams high up in the troposphere. The container of the Earth’s weather, the troposphere is four kilometers high at the poles and three times as high at the equator due to variations in barometric pressure.

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05 Sep

Reading Clouds and Barometer in the Field

Everest Basecamp, Mt. Everest Weather

Reading Clouds and Barometer in the Field High-tech radars, satellites and computers aren’t necessary to get a general feel of the weather. Analyzing cloud development and reading a barometer on site can yield several clues that can be used to build a near-term forecast. Evangelista Torricelli invented the barometer in 1643. One of his earlier

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07 Jul

Asia’s Monsoon 2015

Karakoram Range Weather, Mt. Everest Weather

Asia’s Monsoon 2015 has progressed, so far, unexpectedly. The Indian monsoon is advancing Faster than average and has delivered slightly more than normal rain. This is of vast economic importance to India, which is dependent on predictable rainfalls in order to meet GDP expectations and feed her own people. There are of course issues regarding

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05 May

Monsoon Summer 2015 Asia

Mt. Everest Weather

Monsoon Summer 2015 Asia forecast may be affected by the temperature of the Pacific Ocean a few thousand miles away. The Indian weather office in New Delhi projects a 70% probability that El Niño will continue throughout the monsoon season. The recurrent phenomenon leads to dry spells throughout much of Asia and some forecasts are

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