Great Needle Peak weather

Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu night, min -8°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Wed night, stormy winds from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -7°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sat night, strong winds from the NE by Mon morning).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed night, min -7°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
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 PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
20 SSW20
45 SW45
45 W45
35 WSW35
50 W50
75 W75
80 WSW80
60 SW60
50 WSW50
15 WSW15
20 NE20
35 NNE35
50 NNE50
50 NE50
35 ENE35
40 ESE40
15 SSW15
15 SW15
15 SSW15
20 SW20
20 SW20
15 WNW15
25 NNW25
20 WNW20
30 WSW30
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow heavy snow some clouds clear clear clear clear snow shwrs light snow cloudy clear snow shwrs light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - 1 5 16 7 4 11 - - - - - 1 2 - - 1 2
High °C
-4 -4 -4 -2 -2 -3 -7 -7 -6 -6 -7 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5 -1 -1 -1 -2 -5 -6
Low °C
-6 -4 -5 -5 -3 -6 -8 -8 -7 -6 -7 -6 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -6 -7 -5 -5 -5 -1 -1 -5 -5 -6
Chill °C
-11 -13 -13 -10 -11 -14 -20 -18 -16 -15 -14 -14 -14 -15 -14 -16 -12 -12 -12 -12 -12 -8 -7 -7 -9 -12 -14
Freezing level m
0 400 550 900 1350 1000 350 250 300 0 0 150 250 200 100 0 250 200 0 0 300 500 1550 1550 500 650 400
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-4-4-2-2-3-7-7-6-6-7-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-5-5-1-1-1-2-5-6-2-1-2110-4-3-4-3-5-3-2-2-3-4-3-3-4-3-31221-2-2113444222001110011-112334331
Sunrise
- 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43 - - 5:46 - - 5:48 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:58 - - 6:01 -
Sunset
- - 8:47 - - 8:44 - - 8:40 - - 8:37 - - 8:35 - - 8:30 - - 8:28 - - 8:24 - - 8:21

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu night, min -8°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Wed night, stormy winds from the WSW by Fri night).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -7°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sat night, strong winds from the NE by Mon morning).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed night, min -7°C on Tue night)Mainly fresh winds.

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
Juan Carlos Island
17 km WSW
0m alt.
2 hours ago
3.4° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
BaseArturoPrat
27 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
2.3° C
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 180).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Gabriel DE Castilla
46 km SSW
55m alt.
2 hours ago
2.3° C
No report.
25
Moderate winds from the SW
(25 kph at 230).
SHIP3721
72 km NW
-m alt.
3 hours ago
2.8° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 220).
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
1.4° C
-
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 140).
40 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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