Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat night, min -18°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the NW by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Tue morning, min -17°C on Tue afternoon). Mainly near gales.

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Mon afternoon, min -19°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SE on Sat afternoon, near gales from the SW by Sun afternoon).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
Wind km/h
50 W50
55 W55
110 WNW110
90 WSW90
90 WSW90
65 WSW65
25 WSW25
10 W10
20 N20
40 NNW40
10 SE10
60 WSW60
45 WNW45
55 WNW55
40 NW40
20 NW20
10 W10
20 NNW20
25 NNE25
50 NE50
25 NNE25
30 E30
20 SE20
35 SW35
45 SW45
55 SW55
40 SSW40
some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 20 2 - - - - 5 25 28 5 2 4 3 1 1 4 2 4 5 1 - 4 1 1 -
High °C
-15 -17 -9 -16 -17 -17 -15 -14 -10 -10 -14 -16 -12 -10 -11 -11 -11 -11 -13 -14 -15 -18 -18 -18 -18 -16 -16
Low °C
-16 -17 -16 -16 -18 -18 -16 -15 -13 -11 -17 -17 -14 -10 -11 -11 -11 -13 -14 -15 -17 -18 -18 -19 -18 -17 -17
Chill °C
-29 -32 -24 -33 -35 -30 -23 -20 -20 -21 -20 -29 -25 -22 -23 -19 -17 -18 -23 -27 -26 -30 -28 -31 -32 -31 -30
Freezing level m
0 0 100 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
8:42 - - 8:38 - - 8:36 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:26 - - 8:23 - - 8:19 - - 8:17 - -
Sunset
- 5:25 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:34 - - 5:36 - - 5:38 - - 5:42 - - 5:44 - - 5:46 -

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
Base Arturo Prat
27 km NE
5m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.7° C
partially cloudy
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
10 km
Mid: overcast
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.1° C
-
32 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
78 km NE
16m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.1° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, below eye level.
32
Fresh winds from the W
(32 kph at 260).
4 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-4° C
clear
Fog patches -.
44
Strong winds from the W
(44 kph at 260).
Low: few
Mid: broken
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.1° C
State of sky unchanged.
44
Strong winds from the W
(44 kph at 260).
Mid: scattered

* 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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