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Dome A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -34°C on Sun night, min -43°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sat night, strong winds from the SW by Mon afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Thu night, min -43°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Fri afternoon, min -43°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sunday
27
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
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
15 SW15
10 SSW10
10 SW10
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
40 SW40
45 SW45
40 SW40
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
10 S10
5 S5
10 WSW10
25 SW25
25 SW25
30 SW30
25 SW25
25 SW25
20 SW20
10 SW10
5 SW5
5 W5
5 W5
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-43 -41 -40 -39 -35 -34 -37 -36 -36 -42 -40 -40 -43 -41 -41 -41 -39 -38 -40 -38 -38 -41 -40 -40 -43 -41 -41
Low °C
-43 -42 -40 -40 -37 -38 -37 -36 -41 -42 -41 -43 -43 -42 -42 -42 -40 -40 -40 -39 -40 -41 -40 -42 -43 -42 -43
Chill °C
-57 -54 -52 -58 -53 -53 -57 -56 -55 -60 -56 -56 -56 -41 -49 -59 -56 -55 -57 -54 -53 -53 -48 -40 -51 -51 -50
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
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-43-41-40-39-35-34-37-36-36-42-40-40-43-41-41-41-39-38-40-38-38-41-40-40-43-41-41
Sunrise
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 -

Dome A Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Dome A is: Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -34°C on Sun night, min -43°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sat night, strong winds from the SW by Mon afternoon).

Dome A Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -38°C on Thu night, min -43°C on Tue night)Wind will be generally light.

Dome A Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -38°C on Fri afternoon, min -43°C on Sun morning)Wind will be generally light.

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
VostokSoviet-base
634 km E
3420m alt.
2 hours ago
-47.9° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, below eye level.
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 210).
20 km
Mid: scattered
Amundsen-Scott
1107 km S
2835m alt.
2 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (19 kph from 40 degs) was rejected
.
2.4 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1146 km S
2830m alt.
2 hours ago
-49° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
19
Light winds from the NE
(19 kph at 40).
High: broken
Druzhnaya-4
1190 km N
46m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.0° C
-
32
Fresh winds from the SSE
(32 kph at 130).
Concordia
1197 km E
3234m alt.
2 hours ago
-48.7° C
-
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).

* 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.