Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri night, min -17°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Fri night, strong winds from the SSW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -9°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon night, strong winds from the WSW by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Great Needle Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu night, min -15°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Thu night, stormy winds from the WSW by Mon morning).

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sun
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
light snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
95 WSW95
115 WSW115
100 WSW100
90 SW90
60 SW60
65 SW65
70 SW70
60 SW60
80 SW80
105 WSW105
80 SW80
65 SW65
50 SW50
50 SSW50
65 SW65
70 SW70
50 SSW50
45 SW45
35 WSW35
35 W35
40 W40
45 NW45
45 NW45
50 NNW50
60 NW60
75 W75
80 W80
light snow clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 4 2 -
High °C
-2 -8 -15 -13 -12 -12 -10 -8 -4 -3 -7 -8 -7 -5 -3 -2 -1 0 1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4 -5 -11 -13
Low °C
-5 -13 -17 -17 -12 -12 -12 -9 -6 -7 -8 -9 -9 -5 -5 -3 -1 0 -1 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4 -7 -12 -14
Chill °C
-13 -23 -32 -27 -25 -26 -22 -20 -16 -15 -20 -20 -18 -15 -14 -12 -10 -8 -6 -10 -10 -10 -12 -14 -16 -25 -28
Freezing level m
50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1300 1100 550 350 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-2-8-15-13-12-12-10-8-4-3-7-8-7-5-3-2-101-2-2-2-3-4-5-11-130-6-14-10-9-8-7-5-2-1-4-5-5-2-2-1010-1-100-1-1-6-90-1-5-6-5-3-2-111-1-1-10-1-10-1-2-1011110-1
Sunrise
- 5:15 - - 5:11 - - 5:07 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - - 4:52 - - 4:48 -
Sunset
- - 8:15 - - 8:19 - - 8:22 - - 8:24 - - 8:28 - - 8:30 - - 8:34 - - 8:37 - - 8:40

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.
2 hours ago
-0.1° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
22
Moderate winds from the W
(22 kph at 260).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.6° C
-
94
Stormy winds from the WNW
(94 kph at 290).
35 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
78 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-1° C
cloudy
Mist dry and cloudy.
46
Strong winds from the W
(46 kph at 270).
Mid: overcast
FreiChi-base
78 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.0° C
Mist
44
Strong winds from the W
(44 kph at 270).
5.0 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
78 km NE
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.8° C
Mist
43
Strong winds from the W
(43 kph at 270).
10 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. 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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