Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed night, min -7°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Tue night, stormy winds from the NNW by Fri morning).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Fri afternoon, min -15°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Sat afternoon, gales from the NNE by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Mon afternoon, min -17°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Thu morning, calm by Thu night).

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thu
23
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
25 W25
25 NNW25
40 N40
35 N35
65 N65
45 WNW45
45 W45
35 WNW35
90 NNW90
35 W35
30 W30
25 WNW25
10 NNW10
35 W35
65 NNE65
10 NNW10
30 SE30
10 W10
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
5 WSW5
15 ESE15
35 ESE35
30 E30
35 ENE35
35 NE35
40 NE40
some clouds clear some clouds some clouds light snow light snow some clouds clear snow shwrs mod. snow clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 2 1 - - 2 7 - - 4 4 9 3 1 2 1 - - - - - - - -
High °C
-7 -5 -5 -4 -2 -4 -7 -6 -5 -8 -9 -10 -10 -9 -8 -8 -12 -14 -14 -14 -14 -15 -15 -16 -17 -17 -17
Low °C
-7 -7 -5 -4 -4 -6 -7 -7 -5 -8 -10 -10 -10 -11 -8 -9 -15 -14 -14 -14 -14 -15 -16 -16 -17 -17 -17
Chill °C
-15 -14 -14 -12 -12 -13 -17 -16 -17 -17 -19 -19 -15 -21 -20 -13 -21 -20 -23 -24 -19 -23 -26 -27 -29 -29 -30
Freezing level m
0 0 0 50 100 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-11-9-8-8-5-8-11-10-9-12-14-15-15-13-12-14-16-19-18-19-18-18-18-19-19-20-20-7-5-5-4-2-4-7-6-5-8-9-10-10-9-8-8-12-14-14-14-14-15-15-16-17-17-17-2-20010-1-20-1-3-3-3-3-2-2-6-7-7-7-7-7-11-13-13-12-11
Sunrise
- - 8:52 - - 8:48 - - 8:45 - - 8:42 - - 8:38 - - 8:36 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:26
Sunset
5:15 - - 5:17 - - 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:25 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:34 - - 5:36 - -

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
Frei Chi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.2° C
partially cloudy
State of sky unchanged.
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 360).
10 km
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-3° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 360).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.8° C
Fog
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 230).
32 km
Mid: few
Esperanza Base
175 km ESE
13m alt.
1 hour ago
-9.4° C
moderate snow
Snow
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Marambio Base
241 km SE
198m alt.
1 hour ago
-14.8° C
Fog at a distance.
30
Fresh winds from the SW
(30 kph at 230).
30 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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