Mount Discovery
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Mon morning, min -28°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the SSE by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Mon night, min -28°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the S on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Thu night, min -34°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sun
31
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
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
65 SSW65
75 S75
70 S70
60 SSE60
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
35 SSE35
65 SSE65
95 SSE95
105 S105
85 S85
55 SSW55
20 SSE20
10 NW10
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
20 W20
20 W20
25 W25
20 WSW20
10 W10
15 NNW15
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
5 NNW5
20 N20
25 NNW25
light snow light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 2 - - - - - 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-28 -28 -28 -27 -27 -26 -24 -21 -22 -24 -25 -26 -26 -25 -24 -25 -26 -27 -28 -29 -29 -29 -30 -31 -31 -33 -34
Low °C
-28 -28 -28 -27 -27 -26 -26 -22 -23 -25 -25 -26 -26 -25 -24 -26 -27 -27 -28 -29 -29 -30 -30 -31 -33 -34 -34
Chill °C
-47 -49 -48 -47 -42 -37 -42 -40 -42 -46 -46 -44 -41 -34 -34 -36 -37 -40 -41 -42 -39 -39 -42 -40 -37 -47 -49
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
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-28-28-28-27-27-26-24-21-22-24-25-26-26-25-24-25-26-27-28-29-29-29-30-31-31-33-34-25-25-24-23-22-22-20-18-19-20-21-22-22-22-22-23-25-26-26-27-27-27-28-29-29-30-31-20-19-19-17-17-16-14-13-14-15-16-16-17-18-19-21-23-23-24-24-24-24-26-26-27-26-26-14-12-12-13-12-12-8-6-7-8-9-10-13-16-16-18-20-20-21-20-20-21-23-23-24-23-23
Sunrise
- 8:03 - - 8:11 - - 8:18 - - 8:26 - - 8:33 - - 8:41 - - 8:48 - - 8:56 - - 9:03 -
Sunset
- - 8:05 - - 7:57 - - 7:49 - - 7:40 - - 7:32 - - 7:24 - - 7:16 - - 7:08 - - 7:00

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Discovery at the specific elevation of 2681 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
Mcmurdo Base
69 km NE
34m alt.
47 minutes ago
-16.1° C
moderate snow
Snow
26
Moderate winds from the SSE
(26 kph at 140).
26 km
Mid: overcast
Williams Field
72 km NE
8m alt.
52 minutes ago
-16.0° C
light snow
Light snow.
28
Moderate winds from the SE
(28 kph at 140).
Mid: broken
High: broken
Linda
76 km ESE
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-23.9° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the SE
(35 kph at 170).
CapeRoss
191 km NW
201m alt.
47 minutes ago
-13.6° C
-
17
Light winds from the SSE
(17 kph at 130).
ASCATB174E76S
386 km NE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
27
Moderate winds from the SE
(27 kph at 357.1).
- 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 Discovery and within an acceptable time window.