Mount Athelstan
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NE on Wed night, light winds from the ENE by Fri morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri afternoon, min -16°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NE on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Wed afternoon, min -20°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thu
23
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 AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 NNE20
20 N20
20 NE20
25 NE25
30 NE30
45 NE45
35 NNE35
20 NE20
15 ENE15
25 ENE25
35 NNE35
15 NW15
15 NNW15
5 N5
10 SSW10
10 S10
5 SW5
5 WSW5
5 E5
10 N10
10 N10
5 NNE5
5 E5
0 NNE0
5 NNW5
5 WSW5
10 W10
some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 2 7 5 3 2 2 3 11 5 2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-7 -8 -8 -6 -6 -6 -8 -9 -9 -9 -10 -12 -15 -16 -16 -15 -15 -15 -15 -17 -20 -19 -18 -16 -14 -14 -15
Low °C
-7 -9 -8 -7 -6 -8 -9 -9 -10 -10 -11 -13 -15 -16 -16 -15 -15 -15 -16 -19 -20 -19 -19 -17 -15 -15 -15
Chill °C
-14 -16 -16 -13 -15 -16 -17 -17 -16 -17 -21 -19 -23 -23 -22 -22 -20 -15 -15 -22 -28 -24 -18 -16 -14 -14 -22
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
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 10:22 - - 10:18 - - 10:12 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 9:57 - - 9:53 - - 9:48 - - 9:44
Sunset
4:55 - - 5:00 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:14 - - 5:19 - - 5:22 - - 5:27 - - 5:31 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Athelstan at the specific elevation of 500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Athelstan. 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
Fossil Bluff
134 km SSE
55m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.1° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 300).
San-Martin-Base
243 km NNE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.8° C
-
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Rothera Pt Bri-base
294 km N
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.6° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, below eye level.
46
Strong winds from the NNE
(46 kph at 20).
20 km
Butler Island
394 km SE
91m alt.
2 hours ago
-24.3° C
No report.
26
Moderate winds from the SSE
(26 kph at 140).
Faraday (arg Isl)
588 km NNE
11m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.2° C
cloudy
No report.
29
Fresh winds from the NNE
(29 kph at 20).
10 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 Athelstan and within an acceptable time window.