Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the SW by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SW on Thu morning, gales from the WNW by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon night, min -9°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the W on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
30
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
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
45 WSW45
85 SW85
80 SW80
60 SW60
60 SW60
55 SW55
30 SW30
35 SW35
60 SW60
40 SW40
40 SW40
45 WSW45
40 WSW40
40 W40
45 WNW45
45 N45
55 N55
60 WNW60
75 WNW75
110 W110
70 W70
55 WNW55
65 NW65
50 NW50
45 NW45
30 WSW30
35 W35
snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 3 3 - - 1 7 3 1 -
High °C
-4 -2 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 0 1 1 -1 -2 0 0 -1 -3 -3 -5 -5 -4 -3 -2 -2 -6 -7
Low °C
-4 -3 -6 -5 -5 -6 -3 -1 -1 0 0 0 -1 -2 -1 0 -2 -4 -5 -7 -6 -4 -4 -3 -3 -6 -8
Chill °C
-13 -13 -16 -14 -14 -11 -9 -8 -9 -7 -7 -7 -9 -10 -8 -8 -10 -13 -14 -18 -15 -14 -13 -12 -11 -15 -17
Freezing level m
0 300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 350 950 500 100 300 150 0 100 200 200 350 50 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-7-5-7-7-7-7-4-3-2-100-2-4-3-3-4-8-7-9-8-7-7-6-6-10-11-4-2-4-4-4-3-2-10011-1-200-1-3-3-5-5-4-3-2-2-6-7010000-1-1000-100121111011110-1
Sunrise
5:07 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - - 4:52 - - 4:48 - - 4:45 - - 4:41 - -
Sunset
- 8:22 - - 8:24 - - 8:28 - - 8:30 - - 8:34 - - 8:37 - - 8:40 - - 8:44 - - 8:46 -

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
Base Arturo Prat
27 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
partially cloudy
Light rain and snow showers.
26
Moderate winds from the SW
(26 kph at 220).
28 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
ASCAT300E63S
57 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
35
Fresh winds from the WSW
(35 kph at 66.3).
- km
ASCAT300E62S
67 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
41
Strong winds from the W
(41 kph at 79.6).
- km
ASCAT301E63S
67 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
33
Fresh winds from the WSW
(33 kph at 63.3).
- km
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
65
Gales from the W
(65 kph at 270).
28 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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