Great Needle Peak weather
– Lat/Long: 62.67° S 60.05° W

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Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 8am Sun 28 Feb Local Time
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Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun morning, min -9°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Sun morning, near gales from the W by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri afternoon, min -8°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the NW by Fri morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -11°C on Sun night). Mainly severe gales.

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NE on Thu afternoon, moderate winds from the NNW by Thu night).

Sunday
28
Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
Thursday
4
Friday
5
Saturday
6
Sunday
7
Monday
8
Tuesday
9
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
85 W85
75 W75
80 WSW80
75 WSW75
60 W60
50 W50
70 W70
85 W85
75 WSW75
60 WSW60
50 W50
35 WNW35
65 WSW65
55 W55
50 W50
15 NW15
35 NNW35
35 WNW35
25 NW25
25 NW25
35 NNW35
45 WNW45
25 NE25
55 E55
20 WSW20
15 NW15
75 ENE75
30 NNW30
30 NNW30
25 NNE25
60 NE60
65 NE65
45 ENE45
35 NE35
80 NE80
20 WNW20
cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow some clouds some clouds heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 2 2 1 - - - 3 1 - - - 2 4 1 - 4 - 8 20 - - 30 14 7 10 5 4 10 1 8 5
High °C
1 -7 -7 -7 -5 -2 -2 -6 -6 -6 -4 -1 -3 -4 -5 -4 0 -1 -5 -5 -5 -6 -5 -6 -7 -6 -8 -6 -5 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -2 -2
Low °C
-5 -7 -9 -8 -5 -4 -4 -6 -9 -8 -5 -4 -4 -4 -6 -4 -2 -4 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -11 -8 -7 -9 -6 -5 -6 -6 -7 -8 -6 -5 -5
Chill °C
-9 -19 -20 -19 -16 -12 -12 -18 -18 -16 -13 -10 -13 -14 -15 -10 -7 -9 -12 -13 -13 -16 -15 -17 -14 -12 -19 -14 -13 -12 -16 -17 -17 -15 -11 -9
Freezing level m
1300 150 0 0 200 350 600 200 0 0 250 450 400 300 100 200 400 500 300 250 200 150 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-2-10-11-11-9-6-6-10-10-11-8-4-7-8-8-7-4-4-9-10-10-10-8-9-11-10-10-10-9-9-9-10-11-9-5-61-7-7-7-5-2-2-6-6-6-4-1-3-4-5-40-1-5-5-5-6-5-6-7-6-8-6-5-5-5-6-7-6-2-241011331112322123422111-2-2-1-2-1-1-1-2-2-2023
Sunrise
6:01 - - 6:05 - - 6:07 - - 6:11 - - 6:13 - - 6:16 - - 6:20 - - 6:22 - - 6:24 - - 6:28 - - 6:31 - - 6:33 - -
Sunset
- 8:20 - - 8:16 - - 8:14 - - 8:09 - - 8:07 - - 8:04 - - 8:00 - - 7:57 - - 7:53 - - 7:50 - - 7:46 - - 7:44 -

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun morning, min -9°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Sun morning, near gales from the W by Mon night).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri afternoon, min -8°C on Wed morning)Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the NW by Fri morning).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -11°C on Sun night)Mainly severe gales.

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.
1 hour ago
3.2° C
moderate rain
Continuous moderate rain.
33
Fresh winds from the W
(33 kph at 270).
2.0 km
Mid: overcast
ASCATB300E63S
61 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
43
Strong winds from the NW
(43 kph at 309).
- km
ASCATB301E63S
66 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
42
Strong winds from the NW
(42 kph at 307).
- km
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
3.8° C
Mist
97
Stormy winds from the NW
(97 kph at 320).
2.0 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
78 km NE
16m alt.
1 hour ago
3.6° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
40
Strong winds from the WNW
(40 kph at 300).
4 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.

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