Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -17°C on Sat morning). Mainly stormy winds.

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon afternoon, min -20°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the W by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Thu morning, min -18°C on Sat night). Mainly extremely windy.

Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
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
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
55 NW55
45 N45
75 W75
100 NW100
45 W45
50 W50
55 W55
50 W50
65 NNW65
55 WSW55
95 SW95
35 W35
15 NNW15
30 NW30
35 SW35
50 WSW50
70 SW70
50 W50
25 W25
20 NNW20
100 ENE100
95 E95
70 ESE70
45 WSW45
35 WNW35
40 NE40
40 NNE40
light snow heavy snow snow shwrs light snow cloudy clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 11 17 5 - - - 1 16 1 - 1 4 11 20 - - - - 1 18 20 9 5 2 9 10
High °C
-7 -6 -9 -10 -12 -13 -16 -17 -10 -16 -16 -13 -11 -10 -13 -19 -19 -16 -14 -14 -11 -10 -13 -14 -12 -12 -14
Low °C
-7 -6 -11 -11 -13 -16 -17 -17 -16 -17 -16 -16 -11 -11 -19 -19 -20 -19 -16 -14 -14 -11 -15 -15 -14 -14 -15
Chill °C
-18 -16 -21 -25 -24 -25 -30 -31 -24 -33 -34 -21 -18 -20 -18 -34 -36 -28 -23 -23 -26 -25 -27 -26 -22 -24 -24
Freezing level m
200 400 0 150 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
-7-6-9-10-12-13-16-17-10-16-16-13-11-10-13-19-19-16-14-14-11-10-13-14-12-12-14-3-2-5-5-8-8-11-13-6-11-13-11-9-8-11-15-15-13-12-10-9-8-13-11-9-10-101101-2-3-4-51-4-7-7-4-4-6-11-10-8-7-4-2-2-6-4-3-6-8
Sunrise
8:48 - - 8:45 - - 8:42 - - 8:38 - - 8:36 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:26 - - 8:23 - -
Sunset
- 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:25 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:34 - - 5:36 - - 5:38 - - 5:42 -

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.
53 minutes ago
-1.1° C
partially cloudy
Continuous light drizzle.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 250).
2.0 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
53 minutes ago
-1° C
light rain
Drizzle
43
Strong winds from the N
(43 kph at 360).
Mid: overcast
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
53 minutes ago
-0.8° C
Patches of fog.
43
Strong winds from the N
(43 kph at 360).
0.7 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
88 km ENE
4m alt.
53 minutes ago
2.0° C
moderate rain
Clouds developing.
52
Near gales from the NNW
(52 kph at 340).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
130 km SE
10m alt.
53 minutes ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).

* 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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