Mount Athelstan
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri morning, min -14°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Thu morning, strong winds from the W by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Mon night, min -14°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sun morning, fresh winds from the WNW by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Athelstan Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Thu afternoon, strong winds from the N by Fri afternoon).

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
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
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
15 WNW15
10 NNW10
20 WNW20
25 NW25
30 NNW30
45 W45
45 W45
20 W20
15 W15
10 W10
10 W10
10 W10
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
15 NW15
35 WNW35
35 W35
20 W20
15 WNW15
20 NNW20
30 N30
25 N25
25 N25
20 N20
40 N40
40 N40
35 NNE35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 1 7 5 8 13 2 2 2 - - - 3 6 16 11 7 6 1 1 4 2 3 2 4 2 1
High °C
-2 -2 -1 1 1 -2 -12 -12 -12 -12 -11 -11 -8 -7 -3 -4 -3 -4 -2 -2 -2 -1 0 0 0 -1 0
Low °C
-4 -3 -2 1 0 -10 -13 -12 -14 -14 -11 -12 -9 -8 -7 -4 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 -1
Chill °C
-5 -6 -6 -5 -5 -10 -24 -21 -20 -18 -17 -18 -15 -14 -11 -12 -11 -11 -7 -8 -9 -7 -4 -5 -8 -9 -7
Freezing level m
0 200 300 600 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 250 150 250 350 200 450 400 350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:18 - - 5:13 - - 5:09 - - 5:03 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - - 4:48 - - 4:43 - - 4:37 - -
Sunset
- 9:28 - - 9:31 - - 9:37 - - 9:42 - - 9:46 - - 9:52 - - 9:57 - - 10:01 - - 10:07 -

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
-6.4° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 160).
San-Martin-Base
243 km NNE
4m alt.
3 hours ago
0.4° C
moderate snow
Snow
31
Fresh winds from the N
(31 kph at 360).
4.0 km
Mid: overcast
Rothera Point Research Station
294 km N
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.5° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
48
Strong winds from the NNE
(48 kph at 20).
Butler Island
394 km SE
91m alt.
3 hours ago
-25.2° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).
Larsen Ice
504 km NE
17m alt.
3 hours ago
No report.
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 250).

* 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.