Great Needle Peak weather
– Lat/Long: 62.67° S 60.05° W

Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 2am Sat 31 Oct Local Time
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Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Sat night, stormy winds from the WNW by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed afternoon, min -11°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (near gales from the W on Wed morning, stormy winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri night, min -11°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (near gales from the WNW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the WNW by Sat night).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WNW on Tue morning, strong winds from the WNW by Wed morning).

Friday
6
Saturday
7
Sunday
8
Monday
9
Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
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clear
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partially cloudy
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moderate snow
snow showers
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light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
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snow showers
light snow
light snow
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Wind km/h
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45 NW45
70 WNW70
60 WNW60
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100 W100
95 W95
75 W75
50 WNW50
105 WNW105
120 WNW120
60 NW60
45 WNW45
70 WNW70
75 WNW75
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-1 1 1 -2 -1 0 -2 -4 -6 -10 -8 -7 -6 -5 -5 -10 -10 -9 -8 -7 -3 -5 -6 -4 -5 -8 -9 -10 -9 -2 -1 -3 -5 -8 -11 -10
Low °C
-3 1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -3 -4 -9 -11 -9 -8 -7 -5 -9 -11 -10 -10 -9 -7 -5 -6 -7 -6 -6 -10 -11 -10 -10 -8 -2 -4 -7 -10 -11 -11
Chill °C
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Sunrise
4:35 - - 4:31 - - 4:28 - - 4:26 - - 4:22 - - 4:18 - - 4:16 - - 4:13 - - 4:09 - - 4:07 - - 4:03 - - 4:01 - -
Sunset
- 8:53 - - 8:57 - - 9:00 - - 9:02 - - 9:06 - - 9:08 - - 9:13 - - 9:15 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:24 - - 9:29 -

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -9°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Sat night, stormy winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed afternoon, min -11°C on Tue morning)Winds increasing (near gales from the W on Wed morning, stormy winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri night, min -11°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (near gales from the WNW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the WNW by Sat night).

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
-1.3° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 150).
4.0 km
Mid: overcast
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the NNW
(22 kph at 340).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-1° C
cloudy
Mist dry and cloudy.
17
Light winds from the NNE
(17 kph at 20).
Mid: overcast
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.3° C
Mist
22
Moderate winds from the NNE
(22 kph at 20).
1.0 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
78 km NE
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.2° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 10).
20 km
Mid: overcast

* 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.

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