Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Mon morning, min -18°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue night, min -16°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Tue night, moderate winds from the N by Thu morning).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Thu afternoon, min -19°C on Sat morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sun
1
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
Wind km/h
15 SSE15
15 S15
20 S20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
25 SE25
25 SSE25
25 ESE25
20 E20
25 ENE25
25 NNE25
35 N35
35 N35
50 N50
40 NW40
40 NNW40
35 NNW35
30 NNW30
25 NE25
15 E15
25 ESE25
10 SSE10
25 SW25
25 WSW25
5 SW5
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 10 3 1 6 4 - 1 - - - - 1 1 -
High °C
-17 -18 -18 -16 -16 -16 -17 -16 -15 -14 -14 -15 -13 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -11 -13 -14 -14 -18 -19 -18 -17
Low °C
-17 -18 -18 -17 -16 -17 -17 -17 -16 -15 -16 -16 -14 -12 -9 -9 -10 -9 -11 -13 -13 -14 -16 -19 -19 -19 -17
Chill °C
-26 -28 -28 -25 -25 -26 -28 -25 -25 -23 -23 -28 -25 -20 -20 -20 -19 -18 -18 -19 -22 -20 -22 -29 -24 -28 -26
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-17-18-18-16-16-16-17-16-15-14-14-15-13-9-9-9-9-9-10-11-13-14-14-18-19-18-17-13-14-15-13-13-14-14-14-14-13-12-11-9-5-5-5-5-5-6-8-10-11-11-14-15-15-14-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-11-13-12-8-6-200000-1-7-10-10-5-6-9-10-10
Sunrise
- - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:33 - - 10:33 - - 10:33
Sunset
3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:32 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 - -

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
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
35
Fresh winds from the SE
(35 kph at 130).
Low: broken
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.5° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the SSE
(33 kph at 140).
32 km
Mid: clear
Esperanza Base
175 km ESE
13m alt.
2 hours ago
-12.2° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
46
Strong winds from the SSW
(46 kph at 200).
0.9 km
Mid: overcast
Palmer Station
306 km SSW
7m alt.
2 hours ago
-8.3° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the E
(22 kph at 90).
36 km
Mid: clear
San-Martin-Base
691 km S
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.8° C
-
11
Light winds from the NNE
(11 kph at 20).
30 km
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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