Buckle Island
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Wed afternoon, min -20°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Wed afternoon, gales from the SW by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat night, min -13°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Tue night, min -21°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Wed morning).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
clear
clear
light snow
clear
clear
clear
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
light snow
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 NW30
30 NNW30
35 SW35
55 W55
55 WNW55
35 WNW35
45 W45
60 SW60
20 W20
40 N40
75 NW75
20 NNW20
55 NW55
80 WNW80
40 WNW40
55 WNW55
30 NW30
10 ESE10
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
40 WNW40
15 NW15
10 SSW10
20 SSW20
25 SW25
20 WSW20
10 WNW10
light snow light snow light snow clear clear light snow clear clear clear light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear light snow clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 4 3 - - 4 - - - 5 6 5 5 - 4 - - 5 2 - - - - 1 - - -
High °C
-13 -12 -12 -16 -15 -13 -17 -19 -16 -12 -6 -3 -3 -7 -9 -11 -10 -10 -12 -14 -13 -15 -16 -17 -18 -18 -18
Low °C
-13 -13 -17 -17 -16 -14 -20 -20 -19 -13 -7 -4 -5 -8 -10 -11 -10 -11 -14 -14 -15 -16 -17 -19 -18 -18 -20
Chill °C
-24 -18 -19 -30 -29 -24 -31 -35 -27 -27 -15 -13 -13 -20 -17 -24 -19 -17 -23 -27 -25 -22 -23 -26 -29 -28 -26
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 650 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-13-12-12-16-15-13-17-19-16-12-6-3-3-7-9-11-10-10-12-14-13-15-16-17-18-18-18-12-8-9-13-10-9-16-18-19-13-301-2-4-5-4-6-8-8-10-12-11-12-16-15-16
Sunrise
6:16 - - 6:11 - - 6:07 - - 6:03 - - 6:00 - - 5:56 - - 5:52 - - 5:48 - - 5:43 - -
Sunset
- 9:30 - - 9:34 - - 9:37 - - 9:40 - - 9:45 - - 9:49 - - 9:52 - - 9:55 - - 10:00 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Buckle Island at the specific elevation of 1239 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Buckle Island. 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
Cape Phillips
738 km SSE
780m alt.
1 hour ago
-22.8° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 70).
PriestleyGlacier
769 km S
1925m alt.
1 hour ago
-34.1° C
-
17
Light winds from the WNW
(17 kph at 290).
Baia Terra Nova
882 km S
80m alt.
1 hour ago
-14.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the ENE
(7 kph at 70).
Dumont Durville
1019 km WSW
43m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.0° C
-
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 200).
Cape Ross
1106 km S
201m alt.
1 hour ago
-21.8° C
-
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 300).

* 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 Buckle Island and within an acceptable time window.