Mount Astor
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Astor Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu morning, min -15°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSE on Tue night, near gales from the SE by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Astor Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Fri night, min -17°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Fri night, light winds from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Astor Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Mon night, min -19°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thu
27
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
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
35 SE35
60 SE60
55 SE55
40 SE40
40 SE40
40 SE40
40 SE40
20 SSE20
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
10 ESE10
10 ESE10
10 NE10
10 NNE10
5 NE5
5 NE5
5 NNE5
5 SE5
5 SE5
5 SE5
clear clear clear snow shwrs cloudy light snow light snow mod. snow light snow cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds light snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 - 2 3 6 5 - - - - - - - 1 3 7 5 3 3 1 2 1 - -
High °C
-14 -14 -13 -5 -4 -6 -7 -7 -8 -11 -11 -12 -14 -16 -16 -16 -15 -15 -16 -17 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -17 -17
Low °C
-15 -14 -14 -13 -4 -7 -8 -8 -10 -12 -12 -13 -16 -16 -16 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -18 -19 -18 -18 -18 -17 -17
Chill °C
-24 -24 -24 -15 -14 -17 -16 -17 -18 -23 -20 -18 -20 -25 -25 -25 -22 -21 -22 -24 -25 -18 -18 -22 -18 -21 -21
Freezing level m
0 50 100 400 1550 1300 850 1100 900 450 500 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-24-24-23-16-15-17-18-18-19-20-21-22-23-26-26-27-26-26-26-28-28-29-29-29-28-27-26-21-21-20-12-11-13-14-14-15-17-18-19-20-22-22-23-22-22-23-24-24-25-25-25-25-24-23-18-17-17-9-7-9-10-11-12-14-15-16-17-19-19-20-19-19-19-20-21-22-22-21-21-21-20-14-14-13-5-4-6-7-7-8-11-11-12-14-16-16-16-15-15-16-17-18-18-18-18-18-17-17
Sunrise
- 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -
Sunset
- - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Astor at the specific elevation of 2100 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Astor. 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
Amundsen-Scott Airport
443 km S
2830m alt.
2 hours ago
-23° C
clear
-
22
Moderate winds from the NNE
(22 kph at 20).
Low: few
ASCAT188E78S
943 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
18
Light winds from the ENE
(18 kph at 243.3).
- km
ASCAT189E78S
943 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
23
Moderate winds from the NE
(23 kph at 230.1).
- km
ASCAT194E78S
952 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
13
Light winds from the NE
(13 kph at 219.2).
- km
ASCATB197E78S
953 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
8
Light winds from the NE
(8 kph at 221.9).
- 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 Mount Astor and within an acceptable time window.