Academia Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -5°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Tue morning, strong winds from the NW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -5°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NNW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the W by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Thu morning).

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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 AM PM
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
20 W20
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
25 N25
40 NW40
30 WNW30
35 WNW35
30 W30
35 NW35
75 NNW75
45 WNW45
40 W40
25 W25
20 W20
10 S10
25 SW25
35 SW35
35 SW35
35 SW35
30 SW30
35 SW35
35 SW35
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
40 SW40
clear some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow some clouds snow shwrs clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear some clouds light snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 1 1 4 - - - - 6 4 - 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - 1 1
High °C
-4 -4 -3 -1 0 0 1 -2 -2 -3 -2 -1 -2 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -2
Low °C
-5 -4 -4 -4 -1 0 -2 -2 -3 -4 -3 -1 -3 -3 -4 -5 -4 -3 -4 -3 -3 -4 -4 -3 -4 -3 -3
Chill °C
-11 -9 -9 -7 -5 -6 -6 -9 -10 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -8 -10 -11 -11 -11 -12 -12 -11 -11 -10 -10
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 400 550 700 200 150 0 100 300 100 50 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-7-8-8-4-3-2-1-5-6-7-6-4-6-7-8-8-8-7-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-4-4-3-1001-2-2-3-2-1-2-3-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-4-4-3-3-3-2
Sunrise
- 2:59 - - 2:58 - - 2:57 - - 2:56 - - 2:56 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 -
Sunset
- - 10:50 - - 10:51 - - 10:52 - - 10:54 - - 10:55 - - 10:57 - - 10:59 - - 11:00 - - 11:00

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.
2 hours ago
-0.9° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 180).
30 km
Mid: scattered
ASCATB300E63S
46 km SE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
25
Moderate winds from the WSW
(25 kph at 68.8).
- km
SHIP7032
66 km WNW
-m alt.
3 hours ago
1.2° C
No report.
19
Light winds from the W
(19 kph at 270).
ASCATB301E63S
70 km E
15m alt.
3 hours ago
24
Moderate winds from the WSW
(24 kph at 61.5).
- km
Teniente R Marsh
83 km NE
45m alt.
58 minutes ago
-1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
20
Moderate winds from the W
(20 kph at 270).
Low: broken

* 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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