Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 35mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -2°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sun afternoon, light winds from the W by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Thu morning, strong winds from the WNW by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon afternoon, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, strong winds from the WNW by Mon afternoon).

Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
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
moderate rain
moderate rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
Wind km/h
35 N35
35 NNW35
30 WNW30
45 WNW45
30 WNW30
20 NW20
15 E15
15 E15
15 NNW15
30 WSW30
40 WSW40
30 WSW30
15 WNW15
20 N20
25 NW25
45 WNW45
35 WNW35
30 NW30
30 WNW30
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
10 NW10
10 ENE10
10 NW10
25 W25
35 WNW35
35 W35
mod. rain mod. rain rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs cloudy rain shwrs some clouds some clouds clear some clouds light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds clear some clouds light rain rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
9 6 4 5 1 6 1 - 3 - - - - 2 4 4 - 4 1 - - - 1 1 - 2 1
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
2 1 1 1 1 1 -1 -2 -1 -2 -2 -2 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1
Low °C
1 1 0 0 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -3 -2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 1 2 0
Chill °C
-4 -6 -5 -6 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -10 -10 -9 -5 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -2 -3 -4 -5 -4 -6
Freezing level m
350 300 0 50 100 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 150 500 250 50 150 150 0 50 50 0 150 400 50
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-6-7-9-11-10-9-11-11-11-15-15-13-10-8-6-6-9-9-10-10-11-10-9-8-7-6-6-3-3-5-6-5-5-6-7-6-11-11-10-6-4-2-2-4-5-5-5-6-6-6-5-3-2-3211111-1-2-1-2-2-2012211110101121
Sunrise
3:45 - - 3:42 - - 3:40 - - 3:36 - - 3:34 - - 3:31 - - 3:30 - - 3:27 - - 3:25 - -
Sunset
- 9:46 - - 9:50 - - 9:52 - - 9:55 - - 9:59 - - 10:01 - - 10:05 - - 10:07 - - 10:10 -

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.
2 hours ago
0.8° C
partially cloudy
Light rain and snow.
28
Moderate winds from the N
(28 kph at 360).
5.0 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
light rain
Light rain .
43
Strong winds from the NNE
(43 kph at 20).
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
0.1° C
light rain
Light rain and snow.
37
Fresh winds from the NNE
(37 kph at 20).
0.6 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
1.6° C
moderate snow
Snow
52
Near gales from the NNW
(52 kph at 340).
28 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
130 km SE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.3° C
moderate snow
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
2.3 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. 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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