Great Needle Peak weather

Great Needle Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Wed morning, min -16°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Wed night, fresh winds from the NE by Fri morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun afternoon, min -17°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Sat morning, stormy winds from the WSW by Sun night).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue afternoon, min -15°C on Wed afternoon). Mainly severe gales.

Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
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
clear
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
25 NNW25
25 NNW25
15 NW15
10 N10
10 NW10
25 NNW25
30 NE30
35 NE35
25 E25
25 SSW25
35 SW35
40 WSW40
40 WNW40
65 NW65
95 WSW95
70 SSW70
25 SSW25
30 WSW30
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
45 NNW45
50 WSW50
40 SW40
30 SSE30
25 WSW25
75 SW75
70 SW70
clear snow shwrs clear some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow cloudy snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 2 - - - 3 3 2 4 - 2 - 3 9 6 - - - 1 5 7 1 2 1 - - -
High °C
-11 -11 -11 -12 -12 -13 -14 -14 -15 -16 -16 -12 -10 -9 -15 -12 -11 -9 -6 -5 -6 -13 -14 -9 -9 -7 -7
Low °C
-11 -11 -12 -12 -13 -14 -14 -14 -16 -16 -16 -15 -11 -9 -17 -14 -11 -11 -8 -5 -12 -14 -15 -12 -9 -8 -8
Chill °C
-20 -20 -20 -17 -18 -21 -25 -25 -26 -26 -28 -24 -21 -22 -32 -24 -20 -18 -16 -14 -16 -26 -26 -17 -17 -20 -19
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-11-11-11-12-12-13-14-14-15-16-16-12-10-9-15-12-11-9-6-5-6-13-14-9-9-7-7-8-6-7-9-9-8-9-10-12-12-12-9-6-5-11-9-8-8-4-1-2-10-12-7-7-5-5-2-1-1-2-2-2-3-6-8-7-5-501-4-7-6-7-222-4-5-6-7-51
Sunrise
7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:48 - - 6:45 - - 6:41 - - 6:37 - - 6:35 - -
Sunset
- 6:47 - - 6:50 - - 6:52 - - 6:55 - - 6:58 - - 7:00 - - 7:04 - - 7:06 - - 7:08 -

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Great Needle Peak is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morningExtremely cold (max -11°C on Wed morning, min -16°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Wed night, fresh winds from the NE by Fri morning).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun afternoon, min -17°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Sat morning, stormy winds from the WSW by Sun night).

Great Needle Peak Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue afternoon, min -15°C on Wed afternoon)Mainly severe gales.

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
BaseArturoPrat
27 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.2° C
State of sky unchanged.
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 350).
30 km
Mid: overcast
ASCATC300E63S
56 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
17
Light winds from the NNE
(17 kph at 208.0).
- km
ASCATB300E63S
57 km S
15m alt.
2 hours ago
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 156.9).
- km
ASCATC301E63S
60 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 170.7).
- km
ASCATB301E63S
67 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
23
Moderate winds from the N
(23 kph at 187.9).
- km

* 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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