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– Lat/Long: 80.37° S 77.35° E

Dome A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 6pm Sat 16 Jan Local Time
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Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Sat afternoon, min -40°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the ENE by Tue morning).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Thu night, min -35°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Tue night, moderate winds from the NNE by Wed night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Fri night, min -34°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Mon afternoon, min -35°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Sat
16
Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thu
28
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 PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 SSE5
15 SE15
15 SE15
15 SE15
20 SE20
20 SE20
20 ESE20
20 E20
30 ENE30
40 NE40
50 ENE50
45 ENE45
40 ENE40
25 NNE25
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
30 NNE30
40 NNE40
40 NNE40
40 NNW40
30 NNW30
20 NW20
10 WNW10
5 SW5
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
20 SSW20
20 SW20
20 SSW20
15 S15
5 SE5
10 ESE10
5 E5
0 NNW0
10 SW10
some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-36 -36 -39 -37 -36 -38 -36 -36 -37 -32 -32 -32 -32 -31 -33 -31 -28 -31 -29 -28 -33 -32 -32 -34 -32 -32 -34 -32 -32 -34 -32 -32 -35 -33 -32 -34
Low °C
-36 -39 -40 -38 -37 -38 -37 -38 -38 -35 -34 -33 -32 -34 -34 -32 -30 -31 -29 -32 -33 -33 -33 -34 -33 -34 -34 -33 -34 -34 -33 -34 -35 -34 -34 -34
Chill °C
-42 -47 -54 -50 -49 -53 -50 -51 -56 -52 -52 -51 -50 -46 -50 -48 -44 -49 -46 -45 -49 -44 -43 -41 -41 -42 -48 -44 -45 -47 -42 -38 -44 -39 -32 -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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-36-36-39-37-36-38-36-36-37-32-32-32-32-31-33-31-28-31-29-28-33-32-32-34-32-32-34-32-32-34-32-32-35-33-32-34
Sunrise
- - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00
Sunset
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -

Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Dome A is: Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -36°C on Sat afternoon, min -40°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the ENE by Tue morning).

Dome A Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -28°C on Thu night, min -35°C on Tue afternoon)Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Tue night, moderate winds from the NNE by Wed night).

Dome A Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -28°C on Fri night, min -34°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

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(lgb46aws)
521 km NW
2356m alt.
38 minutes ago
-
Wind obs. (6 kph from 160 degs) was rejected
.
Amundsen-Scott
1107 km S
2835m alt.
38 minutes ago
-
Wind obs. (13 kph from 50 degs) was rejected
.
31 km
Mid: scattered
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1146 km S
2830m alt.
48 minutes ago
-28° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the NE
(15 kph at 40).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
ASCATB77E69S
1312 km N
15m alt.
3 hours ago
35
Fresh winds from the ENE
(35 kph at 64).
- km
ASCATB76E69S
1317 km N
15m alt.
3 hours ago
35
Fresh winds from the ENE
(35 kph at 65).
- km

* 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.