Mount Amundsen
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Amundsen Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Mon morning, min -20°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the ENE on Sat morning, severe gales from the E by Mon morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Amundsen Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Tue morning, min -32°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the SE by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Mount Amundsen Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Sat night, min -33°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Sat night, strong winds from the SE by Sun night).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
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
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
25 ENE25
30 ENE30
45 E45
60 E60
55 E55
75 E75
80 E80
75 E75
60 ESE60
50 ESE50
50 ESE50
50 ESE50
50 ESE50
50 ESE50
40 ESE40
40 ESE40
35 SE35
30 SE30
30 SE30
30 ESE30
25 SE25
20 SE20
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
30 SE30
40 SE40
45 SE45
light snow light snow mod. snow cloudy cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear clear clear cloudy light snow light snow cloudy some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 5 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 - - -
High °C
-18 -16 -15 -15 -15 -15 -14 -15 -16 -21 -21 -22 -24 -25 -25 -27 -28 -29 -32 -31 -31 -29 -26 -25 -31 -32 -31
Low °C
-19 -17 -16 -16 -16 -16 -15 -15 -20 -21 -21 -24 -25 -25 -27 -28 -29 -31 -32 -32 -33 -31 -28 -29 -32 -32 -32
Chill °C
-30 -28 -27 -29 -29 -31 -30 -31 -31 -37 -37 -38 -41 -42 -41 -43 -44 -45 -48 -46 -46 -42 -40 -37 -47 -50 -50
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
1:26 - - 1:22 - - 1:18 - - 1:15 - - 1:11 - - 1:07 - - 1:03 - - 1:00 - - 12:56 - -
Sunset
- 9:15 - - 9:17 - - 9:22 - - 9:24 - - 9:29 - - 9:31 - - 9:36 - - 9:38 - - 9:43 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Amundsen at the specific elevation of 1445 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Amundsen. 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
Casey Snyder Rocks
316 km E
42m alt.
3 hours ago
-18.2° C
-
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 180).
CaseyAus-base
442 km E
41m alt.
43 minutes ago
-21.5° C
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 360).
Peterson Airfield
461 km E
500m alt.
3 hours ago
-21.4° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the E
(22 kph at 90).
Davis Base
963 km SW
13m alt.
43 minutes ago
-12.5° C
-
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 130).
Mawson Base
1600 km SW
16m alt.
43 minutes ago
-18.1° C
-

* 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 Mount Amundsen and within an acceptable time window.