Great Needle Peak weather

Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed night, severe gales from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun night, min -5°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the ENE by Mon morning).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 2mm) on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Tue night, fresh winds from the SW by Thu night).

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
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
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light rain
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
15 SW15
35 SW35
35 W35
30 W30
35 W35
60 W60
80 WSW80
60 SW60
45 WSW45
10 W10
35 ENE35
50 NE50
50 NE50
55 ENE55
40 ENE40
40 ESE40
15 SW15
10 SW10
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 NNW15
25 NNW25
20 WNW20
35 SW35
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow mod. snow some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds light snow light rain some clouds snow shwrs light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - 1 4 11 5 3 8 - - - - - - 1 - - 1 2
High °C
-2 -1 -2 1 1 0 -4 -3 -4 -3 -5 -3 -2 -2 -3 -4 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 1 2 2 1 -2 -2
Low °C
-3 -2 -2 -2 0 -2 -4 -4 -4 -4 -5 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 -3 2 2 -2 -2 -3
Chill °C
-7 -8 -10 -5 -6 -9 -15 -12 -13 -6 -13 -12 -11 -11 -12 -13 -8 -7 -8 -8 -8 -5 -4 -3 -6 -8 -8
Freezing level m
0 400 550 900 1350 1000 350 250 300 0 0 150 250 200 100 0 250 200 0 0 300 500 1550 1550 500 650 400
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-4-4-2-2-3-7-7-6-6-7-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-5-5-1-1-1-2-5-6-2-1-2110-4-3-4-3-5-3-2-2-3-4-3-3-4-3-31221-2-2113444222001110011-112334331
Sunrise
- 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43 - - 5:46 - - 5:48 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:58 - - 6:01 -
Sunset
- - 8:47 - - 8:44 - - 8:40 - - 8:37 - - 8:35 - - 8:30 - - 8:28 - - 8:24 - - 8:21

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed night, severe gales from the WSW by Fri night).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun night, min -5°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the ENE by Mon morning).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 2mm) on Thu morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Tue night, fresh winds from the SW by Thu night).

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
Juan Carlos Island
17 km WSW
0m alt.
3 hours ago
3.4° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
BaseArturoPrat
27 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
2.3° C
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 180).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Gabriel DE Castilla
46 km SSW
55m alt.
3 hours ago
2.3° C
No report.
25
Moderate winds from the SW
(25 kph at 230).
SHIP3721
72 km NW
-m alt.
3 hours ago
2.8° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 220).
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
1.4° C
-
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 140).
40 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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