Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility

FJDG · British Indian Ocean Territory

METAR FJDG · Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility

25 April 15:55 LT
49m
Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction 150° Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility 13/31
Wind: 11 kt, 4 beaufort

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SCT 2,300
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SCT 22,000
METAR FJDG 250955Z 15011KT 9999 SCT023 SCT220 32/25 A2973 RMK SLP064 T03170250

METAR Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility - FJDG/NKW

This field is located in British Indian Ocean Territory. The airport is located at latitude -7.31323 and longitude 72.41230. The airport has 2 runways: 13/31 and 13L/31R. The ICAO airport code of this field is FJDG. The airport's IATA code is NKW. The airport is in the Mauritius FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility on April 25, 2024 15:55, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 150° with a speed of 11 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are scattered clouds at an altitude of 2,300 ft and scattered clouds at an altitude of 22,000 ft. No ceiling has been observed.

The temperature and wind chill are 32 °C. The heat index is 40. The dew point is 25 °C, the relative humidity is 67%. The air pressure at sea level is 1007 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:11 and sets at 19:04. This applies to Diego Garcia Naval Support Facility, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +6 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

Companies

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Runways

Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
13/31 122°-302° 5 kt 10 kt 47 %
13L/31R 122°-302° 5 kt 10 kt 47 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Clouds

2,300 ft SCT Scattered clouds
22,000 ft SCT Scattered clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 31.7 °C
Dewpoint 25.0 °C
Rel. humidity 67%
Heat index 40 °C
Kp-index 1 (0-9)

Remarks

SLP064Sea level pressure is 1006.4 hPa (29.72 inHg)
T03170250Temperature is 31.7 °C (89.1 °F), dew point is 25.0 °C (77.0 °F)

Daylight period

Sunrise
07:11
Midday
13:08
Sunset
19:04 (2:21h)

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