Academia Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Thu afternoon, min -11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SW by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat afternoon, min -15°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Academia Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Thu morning, min -14°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
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
light snow
light snow
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
35 ENE35
45 ENE45
35 E35
25 SSE25
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
10 ESE10
5 SE5
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
5 NE5
10 E10
10 E10
15 E15
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
15 S15
5 NW5
5 NNW5
5 NW5
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
5 N5
5 NNW5
light snow light snow snow shwrs cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 4 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 3 2 5 4 2 2
High °C
-10 -10 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -11 -10 -10 -13 -13 -14 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -12 -11 -12 -11
Low °C
-10 -10 -11 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -11 -10 -12 -13 -13 -15 -15 -15 -14 -15 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -12 -12 -12
Chill °C
-20 -21 -20 -19 -16 -17 -14 -16 -18 -16 -10 -13 -16 -13 -20 -22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -14 -18 -18 -18 -14 -12 -16
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
-12-12-13-13-13-12-13-13-13-14-12-12-17-17-17-17-17-17-18-17-18-19-18-17-16-16-16-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-9-11-10-10-13-13-14-15-15-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-11-12-11
Sunrise
10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:34 - -
Sunset
- 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:32 -

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
Captain Arturo Prat Base
33 km NE
5m alt.
4 hours ago
-7.2° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
52
Near gales from the ENE
(52 kph at 60).
0.3 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
ASCATB299E62S
78 km W
15m alt.
2 hours ago
64
Gales from the ENE
(64 kph at 256.6).
- km
Great Wall
82 km NE
10m alt.
4 hours ago
-7.2° C
-
79
Severe gales from the ENE
(79 kph at 70).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
83 km NE
45m alt.
43 minutes ago
-8° C
moderate snow
Blowing moderate snow.
67
Gales from the E
(67 kph at 100).
Low: broken
Bellingshausen
84 km NE
16m alt.
4 hours ago
-7.2° C
-
29
Fresh winds from the E
(29 kph at 80).
20 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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