Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Thu morning, min -17°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Thu morning, calm by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Mon night, min -17°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the ESE by Tue afternoon).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat night, min -16°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Wed night, strong winds from the NNE by Sat afternoon).

Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
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
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 ESE55
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
15 SSE15
15 WSW15
10 W10
15 WSW15
5 SW5
5 SW5
5 W5
5 SW5
10 SE10
15 SE15
20 ESE20
30 E30
40 ESE40
30 E30
20 ENE20
15 E15
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
15 SW15
10 W10
15 NW15
clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear clear some clouds cloudy light snow cloudy clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - 1
High °C
-13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -14 -17 -17 -16 -16 -16 -17 -17 -16 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -15 -16 -15 -15 -15 -16 -16 -15
Low °C
-13 -13 -13 -13 -14 -16 -17 -17 -17 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -16 -16 -16 -16 -15 -16 -16 -16 -16
Chill °C
-26 -24 -23 -24 -20 -19 -24 -25 -20 -21 -20 -22 -23 -24 -25 -26 -30 -27 -25 -23 -23 -22 -23 -22 -24 -23 -23
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 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
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Sunrise
10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:33 - -
Sunset
- 3:26 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:32 - - 3:33 -

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.
3 hours ago
-7.1° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, below eye level.
67
Gales from the ESE
(67 kph at 110).
3000 km
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
65
Gales from the ESE
(65 kph at 120).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.0° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, below eye level.
52
Near gales from the E
(52 kph at 90).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O higgins
130 km SE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-9.6° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
98
Stormy winds from the SSE
(98 kph at 140).
1000 km
Esperanza Base
175 km ESE
13m alt.
3 hours ago
-11.4° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
59
Near gales from the SSW
(59 kph at 200).
0.9 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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