Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sat afternoon, min -13°C on Sat night). Mainly near gales.

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Wed morning, light winds from the NW by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue morning, min -13°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the SE by Sat night).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
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
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
35 W35
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
35 SW35
50 WSW50
25 SW25
30 SW30
45 SW45
45 SW45
40 SW40
60 SW60
80 SW80
80 SW80
55 SW55
50 SW50
35 WSW35
5 NW5
15 ENE15
10 ENE10
20 E20
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
45 SE45
35 SSE35
15 S15
20 SSW20
25 SW25
some clouds some clouds cloudy snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 5 4 3 - - - - - - -
High °C
-11 -11 -13 -12 -12 -13 -12 -12 -13 -13 -12 -13 -12 -10 -9 -8 -8 -10 -11 -12 -13 -13 -13 -12 -11 -8 -8
Low °C
-11 -13 -13 -12 -13 -13 -12 -12 -13 -13 -12 -13 -12 -11 -10 -9 -10 -11 -11 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -11 -10 -8
Chill °C
-21 -18 -20 -23 -25 -23 -22 -23 -26 -25 -25 -28 -27 -22 -20 -16 -15 -17 -16 -19 -23 -24 -25 -22 -18 -16 -16
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 0 100 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-11-11-13-12-12-13-12-12-13-13-12-13-12-10-9-8-8-10-11-12-13-13-13-12-11-8-8-7-8-8-7-8-9-8-7-9-9-9-9-9-7-6-6-6-8-8-8-9-8-8-7-6-5-50-100-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-100-1-1-1-1-1-10100
Sunrise
- - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 - - 2:56
Sunset
10:55 - - 10:57 - - 10:58 - - 10:59 - - 11:00 - - 11:00 - - 11:00 - - 11:01 - - 11:01 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Great Needle Peak at the specific elevation of 1690 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.
2 hours ago
2.2° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 260).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
SHIP2004
38 km SSW
3m alt.
3 hours ago
3.0° C
Teniente R Marsh
77 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 260).
Low: few
Mid: broken
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
1.3° C
State of sky unchanged.
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 270).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
2.7° C
-
19
Light winds from the W
(19 kph at 270).
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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