Academia Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun morning, min -4°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sat afternoon, near gales from the NNW by Sun morning).

Days 3-6 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Tue morning, near gales from the WSW by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -6°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat morning).

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
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 WSW35
40 SW40
30 SW30
20 SW20
10 WSW10
20 NNW20
55 NNW55
45 NW45
35 NW35
35 W35
40 W40
35 SW35
20 W20
55 NNW55
55 W55
30 WNW30
30 W30
60 WSW60
45 NNW45
50 WSW50
35 WSW35
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
20 SW20
0 NE0
20 NE20
40 NE40
some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds light snow some clouds light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 3 - 2 1 2 3 - 5 - 1 2 - 4 - - - - - - - -
High °C
-3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -1 1 1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 0 -1 -2 -3 -4 -1 -2 -6 -5 -5 -4 -3 -3 -3
Low °C
-4 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -1 -3 -3 -4 -5 -2 -4 -6 -6 -5 -5 -4 -3 -3
Chill °C
-11 -11 -11 -7 -5 -9 -7 -6 -8 -8 -10 -10 -9 -8 -9 -9 -10 -13 -9 -11 -15 -13 -13 -10 -7 -9 -11
Freezing level m
0 50 0 0 0 0 850 750 300 200 200 100 0 300 300 100 50 0 100 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-8-7-7-6-4-2-1-1-4-5-6-6-5-3-4-6-7-7-5-5-10-10-9-6-5-5-5-3-3-3-2-2-111-1-1-2-2-20-1-2-3-4-1-2-6-5-5-4-3-3-3
Sunrise
7:05 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:13 - - 7:16 - - 7:18 - - 7:20 - - 7:24 - - 7:26 - -
Sunset
- 7:07 - - 7:05 - - 7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:47 - - 6:45 - - 6:42 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Academia Peak at the specific elevation of 500 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
BaseArturoPrat
33 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
0.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
33
Fresh winds from the SW
(33 kph at 230).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Great Wall
82 km NE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
0.7° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
65
Gales from the W
(65 kph at 270).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
83 km NE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
44
Strong winds from the W
(44 kph at 270).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
84 km NE
16m alt.
3 hours ago
0.3° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
43
Strong winds from the W
(43 kph at 260).
4 km
Mid: overcast
FreiChi-base
84 km NE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
0.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
48
Strong winds from the W
(48 kph at 270).
30 km
Mid: overcast

* 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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