Mawson Peak or Heard Pk
Weather Forecast, Australia

 

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

Drizzle, on Fri night followed by colder weather and a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning.. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri afternoon, min -19°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (near gales from the WNW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the WSW by Sun night).

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon afternoon, near gales from the W by Tue night).

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

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -20°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the W on Thu night, near gales from the WSW by Sun night).

Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
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
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
80 WNW80
80 NW80
100 NNW100
70 NW70
70 W70
65 NW65
95 WNW95
80 W80
85 WSW85
120 W120
125 WSW125
120 W120
95 W95
85 W85
85 W85
105 WNW105
110 WNW110
100 NW100
95 NW95
90 WNW90
95 WNW95
105 W105
85 WSW85
70 W70
75 WSW75
80 SW80
100 SW100
clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds light snow clear snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 6 - - 7 - - 4 - 1 2 - 1 - - 1 4 - 1 1 1 - - - -
High °C
4 5 4 -1 -6 -8 -11 -15 -10 -4 -4 -3 -1 -3 0 0 1 1 -1 -4 -15 -20 -19 -19 -19 -15 -7
Low °C
4 5 0 -5 -7 -11 -15 -18 -19 -5 -5 -4 -2 -3 -2 0 1 -2 -1 -9 -18 -20 -19 -19 -19 -19 -12
Chill °C
-5 -3 -4 -10 -18 -20 -27 -31 -25 -17 -17 -15 -12 -15 -10 -10 -10 -9 -11 -17 -31 -39 -37 -36 -36 -31 -21
Freezing level m
3450 3600 3200 1350 500 550 450 350 350 1600 500 1450 2300 2150 2350 2900 3100 2450 2500 450 400 300 350 300 300 350 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
454-1-6-8-11-15-10-4-4-3-1-30011-1-4-15-20-19-19-19-15-77872-6-6-7-11-8-1-4-11123433-3-10-14-14-14-14-12-38985-3-2-1-5-42-2244445770-4-6-6-6-6-61667544433543545666733333333
Sunrise
6:09 - - 6:11 - - 6:13 - - 6:15 - - 6:16 - - 6:18 - - 6:20 - - 6:22 - - 6:24 - -
Sunset
- 6:15 - - 6:12 - - 6:09 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:02 - - 6:00 - - 5:58 - - 5:54 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mawson Peak or Heard Pk at the specific elevation of 2745 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
ASCAT75E53S
119 km ESE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
52
Near gales from the NW
(52 kph at 141.6).
- km
ASCAT76E53S
146 km ESE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
49
Strong winds from the NW
(49 kph at 133.4).
- km
ASCAT75E54S
155 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
53
Near gales from the NW
(53 kph at 130.2).
- km
ASCAT74E54S
161 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
54
Near gales from the NW
(54 kph at 130.7).
- km
ASCAT76E52S
191 km ENE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
46
Strong winds from the NW
(46 kph at 135.5).
- 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 Mawson Peak or Heard Pk and within an acceptable time window.

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