Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Tue morning, near gales from the NW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri afternoon, min -8°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon morning, min -6°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 WSW15
20 W20
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
35 NNW35
50 NW50
45 WNW45
50 WNW50
45 W45
45 WNW45
90 NW90
55 W55
50 W50
40 W40
25 WSW25
20 SW20
25 SW25
35 SW35
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 SW25
25 SW25
15 SW15
10 SE10
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
clear clear some clouds light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 1 4 - - - - 6 7 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-7 -7 -3 -3 -1 -1 -4 -5 -7 -4 -2 -4 -7 -8 -7 -7 -6 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5
Low °C
-7 -7 -7 -3 -1 -4 -5 -6 -7 -6 -3 -6 -8 -8 -8 -7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6
Chill °C
-13 -14 -11 -10 -8 -10 -13 -15 -17 -15 -12 -14 -18 -18 -14 -14 -14 -13 -12 -12 -12 -13 -12 -10 -12 -10 -11
Freezing level m
0 0 0 300 650 800 250 200 0 100 450 100 50 0 0 0 50 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 150 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
2:58 - - 2:57 - - 2:56 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - -
Sunset
- 10:49 - - 10:51 - - 10:52 - - 10:53 - - 10:55 - - 10:57 - - 10:58 - - 10:59 - - 11:00 -

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
BaseArturoPrat
27 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
0.5° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
30 km
Mid: few
SHIP3540
45 km WNW
3m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.6° C
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 280).
Teniente R Marsh
77 km NE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
-1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the NW
(11 kph at 310).
Low: overcast
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-1.1° C
State of sky unchanged.
11
Light winds from the NW
(11 kph at 320).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
3 hours ago
0.0° C
-
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 270).
32 km
Mid: few

* 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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