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Dome A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 11am Sun 20 Sep Local Time
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Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Mon afternoon, min -49°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the E on Sun morning, near gales from the NW by Mon morning).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -40°C on Thu afternoon, min -45°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -47°C on Sat morning, min -54°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -49°C on Thu afternoon, min -54°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
28
Tuesday
29
Wednesday
30
Thursday
1
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Wind km/h
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Low °C
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Chill °C
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Sunrise
12:47 - - 12:37 - - 12:27 - - 12:18 - - 12:08 - - 11:59 - - 11:49 - - 11:40 - - 11:30 - - 11:19 - - 11:10 - - 11:00 - -
Sunset
- 0:36 - - 0:45 - - 0:54 - - 1:01 - - 1:10 - - 1:20 - - 1:29 - - 1:39 - - 1:47 - - 1:57 - - 2:06 - - 2:15 -

Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Dome A is: Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -36°C on Mon afternoon, min -49°C on Sun afternoon)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the E on Sun morning, near gales from the NW by Mon morning).

Dome A Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -40°C on Thu afternoon, min -45°C on Wed morning)Mainly fresh winds.

Dome A Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -47°C on Sat morning, min -54°C on Mon morning)Wind will be generally light.

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
Eagle
441 km N
2824m alt.
3 hours ago
-
(- kph at 40)
Davis(lgb 46aws)
521 km NW
2356m alt.
3 hours ago
-
(- kph at 210)
Amery Ice Shelf
1075 km NW
84m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.6° C
No report.
Dome C
1241 km E
3280m alt.
3 hours ago
-59.8° C
No report.
Davis Base
1318 km N
13m alt.
3 hours ago
-5.2° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
63
Gales from the ENE
(63 kph at 60).
0.1 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.