Great Needle Peak weather

Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -13°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SE on Sat morning, severe gales from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sun night, min -17°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon morning, calm by Wed morning).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu night, min -12°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Sat morning).

Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Sat
28
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
30 NNE30
25 NNE25
50 NE50
45 E45
20 SE20
35 SW35
35 W35
45 W45
80 WNW80
95 WSW95
105 WSW105
90 SW90
10 SSW10
15 NNW15
35 N35
50 NNE50
5 N5
15 SSW15
75 WSW75
55 W55
60 W60
55 WNW55
75 WNW75
90 WNW90
60 WSW60
50 W50
55 WSW55
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 4 3 4 - 1 - 2 5 8 1 - - - - 8 2 - 1 - - 2 - - 1 1 2
High °C
-8 -8 -10 -11 -12 -12 -8 -6 -5 -4 -16 -13 -10 -11 -10 -7 -7 -7 -6 -4 -2 0 0 -2 -5 -10 -12
Low °C
-8 -9 -10 -12 -13 -12 -11 -6 -5 -16 -17 -15 -11 -11 -10 -10 -8 -8 -8 -6 -3 -4 0 -3 -12 -12 -12
Chill °C
-16 -16 -22 -23 -20 -23 -18 -16 -17 -16 -34 -28 -16 -18 -20 -13 -11 -13 -17 -14 -11 -9 -10 -13 -16 -21 -25
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 350 400 900 550 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:48 - - 6:45 - - 6:41 - - 6:37 - - 6:35 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 -
Sunset
- - 6:52 - - 6:55 - - 6:58 - - 7:00 - - 7:04 - - 7:06 - - 7:08 - - 7:12 - - 7:14

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -13°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SE on Sat morning, severe gales from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sun night, min -17°C on Mon morning)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon morning, calm by Wed morning).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu night, min -12°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Sat morning).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Great Needle Peak at the specific elevation of 1000 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
BaseArturoPrat
27 km NE
5m alt.
43 minutes ago
-2.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 360).
30 km
Mid: overcast
ASCAT300E63S
46 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 187.3).
- km
ASCAT301E63S
51 km SE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 181.5).
- km
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
43 minutes ago
-4° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
31
Fresh winds from the NNE
(31 kph at 20).
Low: overcast
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
43 minutes ago
-3.6° C
State of sky unchanged.
31
Fresh winds from the NNE
(31 kph at 20).
30 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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