Academia Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Fri morning, min -16°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed afternoon, min -14°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Wed morning, light winds from the WNW by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun afternoon, min -15°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu afternoon, gales from the WSW by Sat night).

Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
15 S15
5 SE5
15 SSW15
10 SW10
10 SSW10
5 SE5
15 SE15
20 SE20
20 SE20
15 ESE15
25 E25
30 NE30
45 NE45
45 NE45
55 NE55
55 NE55
45 N45
25 NW25
10 W10
5 W5
20 W20
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
40 W40
40 WNW40
65 SW65
some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow light snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 10 5 4 4 1 - 3 - - - 1 3 5
High °C
-14 -15 -15 -16 -14 -14 -14 -15 -14 -13 -13 -10 -11 -11 -11 -9 -7 -8 -8 -9 -10 -11 -13 -15 -14 -9 -8
Low °C
-15 -15 -16 -16 -15 -14 -15 -15 -15 -14 -13 -13 -12 -11 -11 -11 -8 -9 -9 -10 -12 -11 -14 -15 -15 -12 -11
Chill °C
-22 -19 -23 -22 -20 -17 -22 -24 -22 -22 -22 -19 -23 -23 -23 -21 -16 -17 -13 -12 -17 -21 -24 -28 -26 -18 -20
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-14-15-15-16-14-14-14-15-14-13-13-10-11-11-11-9-7-8-8-9-10-11-13-15-14-9-8-11-11-11-13-12-11-12-12-13-12-12-9-8-8-6-6-4-4-5-7-7-7-9-10-9-5-5
Sunrise
10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:33 - -
Sunset
- 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:32 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Academia Peak at the specific elevation of 1130 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Academia Peak. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Antarctica.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Teniente R Marsh
83 km NE
45m alt.
25 minutes ago
-6° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
50
Strong winds from the SE
(50 kph at 130).
Low: broken
Teniente Jubany
95 km ENE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.9° C
-
43
Strong winds from the SSE
(43 kph at 140).
1.4 km
Mid: overcast
Esperanza Base
183 km ESE
13m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.8° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
74
Gales from the SSW
(74 kph at 200).
<100m
Mid: sky obscured
Marambio Base
247 km SE
198m alt.
2 hours ago
-12.7° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
80
Severe gales from the SSW
(80 kph at 200).
<100m
Mid: sky obscured
Palmer Station
301 km SSW
7m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.5° C
-
40
Strong winds from the ESE
(40 kph at 110).
34 km
Mid: clear

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Academia Peak and within an acceptable time window.

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