Academia Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Fri morning, min -16°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the NW on Sat night, light winds from the SW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed night, min -17°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, severe gales from the NNE by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri morning, min -20°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, calm by Sat afternoon).

Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
110 NW110
25 WSW25
40 WSW40
45 W45
50 W50
70 NW70
100 WNW100
105 WSW105
55 WSW55
10 SW10
15 WSW15
5 SE5
40 SW40
55 WSW55
45 WSW45
60 NW60
70 NW70
60 N60
30 NW30
60 W60
60 W60
55 NNW55
95 NW95
30 WNW30
15 NNW15
5 SW5
10 NNW10
heavy snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
13 5 - 1 1 13 11 2 - - - 1 - - - - 2 7 5 2 3 14 10 4 4 2 5
High °C
-5 -7 -9 -12 -13 -6 -11 -12 -12 -12 -12 -12 -15 -17 -10 -8 -8 -6 -6 -12 -10 -7 -10 -11 -15 -17 -18
Low °C
-6 -8 -11 -13 -14 -14 -12 -16 -16 -12 -12 -14 -16 -17 -15 -9 -8 -9 -8 -14 -16 -7 -10 -14 -16 -17 -20
Chill °C
-18 -15 -20 -24 -26 -20 -27 -28 -23 -17 -19 -12 -27 -32 -22 -20 -20 -18 -14 -25 -22 -18 -25 -25 -23 -21 -26
Freezing level m
150 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
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Sunrise
8:45 - - 8:42 - - 8:40 - - 8:37 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:26 - - 8:23 - - 8:21 - -
Sunset
- 5:23 - - 5:25 - - 5:29 - - 5:31 - - 5:34 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:42 - - 5:45 -

Issued local time.

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
Base Arturo Prat
33 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-3.7° C
partially cloudy
No report.
10 km
Teniente R Marsh
83 km NE
45m alt.
56 minutes ago
-1° C
moderate snow
Low drifting moderate snow.
65
Gales from the NW
(65 kph at 320).
Low: overcast
Teniente Jubany
95 km ENE
4m alt.
3 hours ago
-1.4° C
Fog
65
Gales from the NW
(65 kph at 320).
5.0 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
137 km ESE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
Esperanza Base
183 km ESE
13m alt.
3 hours ago
-5.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the E
(19 kph at 90).
30 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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