Dome A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Dome A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -43°C on Mon afternoon, min -47°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Dome A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -47°C on Thu afternoon, min -52°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Dome A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -48°C on Sun night, min -55°C on Thu morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Sunday
30
Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wed
3
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 AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
15 WNW15
20 NW20
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
20 W20
20 W20
15 SW15
10 SSE10
10 ESE10
15 E15
15 E15
15 E15
20 E20
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
10 NE10
15 ENE15
20 NE20
15 ENE15
15 ESE15
20 SE20
25 SSE25
some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-43 -43 -45 -44 -44 -46 -45 -46 -47 -47 -47 -50 -49 -48 -51 -51 -51 -50 -49 -48 -50 -50 -50 -51 -51 -51 -54
Low °C
-44 -44 -45 -45 -46 -46 -46 -47 -47 -47 -49 -50 -50 -51 -52 -52 -51 -50 -50 -50 -51 -51 -51 -51 -51 -53 -54
Chill °C
-55 -56 -62 -61 -61 -64 -62 -64 -61 -59 -59 -66 -65 -64 -69 -70 -70 -67 -64 -63 -64 -67 -67 -67 -67 -68 -76
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
-43-43-45-44-44-46-45-46-47-47-47-50-49-48-51-51-51-50-49-48-50-50-50-51-51-51-54
Sunrise
- - 12:08 - - 12:00 - - 11:49 - - 11:40 - - 11:30 - - 11:19 - - 11:10 - - 11:00 - - 10:48
Sunset
1:01 - - 1:10 - - 1:20 - - 1:29 - - 1:38 - - 1:47 - - 1:57 - - 2:05 - - 2:15 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Dome A at the specific elevation of 4091 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Dome A. 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
Davis Base
1318 km N
13m alt.
1 hour ago
-10.1° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
17
Light winds from the SSW
(17 kph at 210).
35 km
Mid: overcast
Mawson Base
1483 km NW
16m alt.
1 hour ago
-13.0° C
State of sky unchanged.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 100).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Syowa Base
1630 km W
21m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.3° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 40).
50 km
Mid: few
Casey Snyder Rocks
1772 km NE
42m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.9° C
-
13
Light winds from the E
(13 kph at 100).
Cape Ross
1773 km ESE
201m alt.
1 hour ago
-27.1° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the S
(20 kph at 190).

* 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 Dome A and within an acceptable time window.