Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat afternoon, min -5°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu afternoon, min -7°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Thu night, light winds from the WSW by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun afternoon, min -8°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Fri night, near gales from the WSW by Tue morning).

Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Mon
1
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
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
Wind km/h
15 W15
10 W10
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 SW15
10 ESE10
10 NE10
5 NNW5
10 W10
15 W15
20 W20
20 NW20
35 WNW35
35 WNW35
40 NW40
40 NW40
50 NW50
15 WNW15
5 SW5
15 W15
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
10 NNW10
15 WNW15
40 NNE40
50 N50
40 W40
some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain light rain light rain light rain light rain light rain light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds light rain rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 3 2 2 4 3 3 1 1 - 1 1 5 8 2
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -3 0 0 1 1 2 2 -2 -3 -4 -5 -7 -2 -2 0 -2 -2
Low °C
-2 -3 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -7 -2 0 0 1 1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -7 -8 -7 -2 -1 -3 -3
Chill °C
-6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -8 -8 -6 -9 -10 -9 -6 -7 -6 -6 -5 -5 -6 -6 -10 -13 -15 -5 -7 -7 -11 -10
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 100 250 350 300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 6:45 - - 6:41 - - 6:37 - - 6:35 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 - - 6:24 - - 6:20 - - 6:18
Sunset
6:58 - - 7:00 - - 7:04 - - 7:06 - - 7:08 - - 7:12 - - 7:14 - - 7:16 - - 7:20 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Great Needle Peak at the specific elevation of 0 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Great Needle Peak. 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
Base Arturo Prat
27 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-3.7° C
partially cloudy
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
10 km
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
41 minutes ago
-3° C
cloudy
Fog dry and cloudy.
15
Light winds from the NW
(15 kph at 320).
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
130 km SE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
Esperanza Base
175 km ESE
13m alt.
3 hours ago
-3.6° C
-
9
Light winds from the E
(9 kph at 90).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Marambio Base
241 km SE
198m alt.
3 hours ago
-6.2° C
Patches of fog.
22
Moderate winds from the WNW
(22 kph at 290).
35 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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 Great Needle Peak and within an acceptable time window.

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