Buckle Island
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat morning, min -15°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the E on Sat night, calm by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Wed night, min -21°C on Thu night). Mainly near gales.

Days 6-9 Buckle Island Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon night, min -27°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the E on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NE by Mon night).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 NE30
25 NE25
35 E35
40 E40
35 ENE35
25 E25
15 E15
5 ESE5
5 NW5
20 WSW20
15 W15
10 W10
15 N15
25 NNE25
20 ENE20
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
5 E5
55 ENE55
80 E80
65 ESE65
60 ESE60
55 SE55
40 SE40
20 W20
30 WNW30
60 W60
some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow mod. snow cloudy cloudy some clouds light snow light snow mod. snow light snow cloudy some clouds light snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow light snow some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 4 5 2 1 3 6 - - - 1 3 7 2 - - 4 13 6 1 1 - - - -
High °C
-7 -8 -7 -8 -8 -10 -13 -13 -14 -15 -16 -17 -16 -13 -12 -16 -19 -19 -17 -19 -20 -24 -25 -23 -23 -25 -24
Low °C
-8 -8 -8 -8 -9 -12 -13 -13 -15 -16 -17 -18 -17 -15 -14 -17 -20 -21 -18 -19 -22 -26 -25 -25 -23 -27 -27
Chill °C
-15 -16 -17 -18 -18 -19 -21 -18 -17 -24 -25 -25 -26 -23 -21 -24 -28 -31 -32 -37 -38 -42 -43 -40 -35 -39 -43
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
-10-11-9-9-9-9-11-12-14-16-17-18-16-14-12-15-17-15-14-18-20-25-27-25-27-30-24-7-8-7-8-8-10-13-13-14-15-16-17-16-13-12-16-19-19-17-19-20-24-25-23-23-25-24
Sunrise
9:15 - - 9:11 - - 9:07 - - 9:03 - - 9:00 - - 8:56 - - 8:52 - - 8:48 - - 8:44 - -
Sunset
- 5:07 - - 5:10 - - 5:14 - - 5:16 - - 5:21 - - 5:23 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:34 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Buckle Island at the specific elevation of 500 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
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.5° C
-
Baia Terra Nova
882 km S
80m alt.
2 hours ago
-8.2° C
-
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
Cape Ross
1106 km S
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.8° C
-
Mcmurdo Base
1238 km S
34m alt.
4 hours ago
-18.4° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Williams Field
1241 km S
8m alt.
4 hours ago
-18° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
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 Buckle Island and within an acceptable time window.