Mawson Peak or Heard Pk
Weather Forecast, Australia

 

Days 0-3 Mawson Peak or Heard Pk Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -7°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the WNW on Sun night, severe gales from the NW by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mawson Peak or Heard Pk Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed morning, min -8°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Wed night, strong winds from the SW by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Mawson Peak or Heard Pk Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon afternoon, min -8°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Sun night, fresh winds from the W by Tue night).

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
60 W60
65 W65
50 W50
70 WNW70
75 WSW75
65 W65
70 NW70
70 W70
65 WNW65
60 WNW60
65 WNW65
60 W60
65 WSW65
60 WSW60
45 WSW45
45 SW45
50 WSW50
55 WSW55
40 W40
50 WNW50
55 WSW55
45 WSW45
50 W50
70 WSW70
50 W50
65 W65
60 W60
some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs cloudy some clouds light snow cloudy light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 4 2 - 1 5 2 - - 3 2 - 2 - - - - 1 6 - - 3 - 1 2
High °C
-6 -5 0 2 -1 -4 -4 -4 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -4 -4 -6 -3 -3 -1 2 1
Low °C
-6 -6 -7 2 -5 -5 -4 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -5 -6 -6 -5 -6 -3 2 0
Chill °C
-17 -16 -8 -6 -11 -14 -14 -15 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -17 -14 -14 -16 -12 -12 -9 -6 -7
Freezing level m
200 200 250 1550 300 200 350 250 200 150 150 150 150 150 100 100 100 50 100 300 150 150 300 150 600 1700 1350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
3:32 - - 3:32 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 - - 3:33 - - 3:34 - - 3:34 - - 3:35 - - 3:35 - -
Sunset
- 8:29 - - 8:29 - - 8:30 - - 8:30 - - 8:30 - - 8:31 - - 8:31 - - 8:32 - - 8:32 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mawson Peak or Heard Pk at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mawson Peak or Heard Pk. 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 Heard Island and McDonald Islands.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Port-Aux-Francais
476 km NW
30m alt.
2 hours ago
8.5° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the SSW
(20 kph at 210).
Mawson Base
1713 km S
16m alt.
2 hours ago
1.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
19
Light winds from the ESE
(19 kph at 110).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Martin De Vivies
1729 km NNE
29m alt.
2 hours ago
19.8° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the W
(24 kph at 270).
Davis Base
1738 km S
13m alt.
2 hours ago
1.4° C
-
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 10).
Casey Snyder Rocks
2386 km SE
42m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.0° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 10).

* 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 Mawson Peak or Heard Pk and within an acceptable time window.

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