Mount Discovery
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -9°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Wed night, near gales from the SSW by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat morning, min -12°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Sat morning, moderate winds from the SSW by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Wed afternoon, min -12°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
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
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 SSW55
25 SSW25
15 SSW15
15 S15
15 SW15
25 SSW25
55 S55
55 S55
55 SSW55
45 SSW45
30 SSW30
20 SSW20
20 S20
20 SSW20
25 S25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
10 S10
5 SSE5
5 N5
5 NNW5
10 N10
10 NNW10
clear clear clear some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - 2 5 12 3 2 2 - - - - - - - 1 1
High °C
-8 -7 -7 -7 -6 -3 -4 -4 -6 -7 -7 -7 -9 -9 -9 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -10 -10 -10 -10 -10
Low °C
-9 -7 -7 -7 -7 -5 -5 -4 -7 -7 -7 -9 -9 -9 -11 -11 -11 -12 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -10 -10 -10 -12
Chill °C
-18 -15 -13 -13 -12 -11 -14 -14 -16 -17 -15 -14 -17 -17 -17 -20 -20 -20 -20 -20 -19 -16 -10 -10 -14 -15 -16
Freezing level m
0 50 0 0 50 300 300 500 150 100 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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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 Discovery at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Discovery. 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
Minna Bluff
43 km ESE
920m alt.
2 hours ago
0.0° C
-
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 160).
Mcmurdo Base
69 km NE
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.6° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
30
Fresh winds from the S
(30 kph at 190).
31 km
Mid: overcast
Williams Field
72 km NE
8m alt.
4 hours ago
-4.3° C
light snow
Light snow.
26
Moderate winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 012 to 019 degs)
(26 kph at 200).
Low: broken
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Mcmurdo Williams
73 km NE
22m alt.
2 hours ago
-6° C
moderate snow
Low drifting moderate snow.
19
Light winds from the NE
(19 kph at 50).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Linda
76 km ESE
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.4° C
-
28
Moderate winds from the SE
(28 kph at 160).

* 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 Discovery and within an acceptable time window.