Mount Discovery
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Fri morning, min -30°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the SSE by Fri morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Fri afternoon, min -26°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSW on Sat night, fresh winds from the S by Sun afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Discovery Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon afternoon, min -25°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Mon night, light winds from the S by Thu night).

Monday
29
Tuesday
30
Wednesday
31
Thu
1
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 NNW10
5 ENE5
20 S20
30 S30
35 S35
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
45 SSE45
60 SSE60
65 SSE65
80 SSE80
70 SSE70
65 S65
80 S80
45 S45
35 S35
40 SSE40
55 SSE55
55 SSE55
60 SSE60
50 SSE50
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 1 1 8 5 - 3 1 1 1 3 1 2 - - - - - - -
High °C
-29 -30 -30 -30 -27 -26 -24 -19 -17 -16 -20 -19 -20 -21 -26 -23 -19 -17 -17 -17 -18 -19 -20 -20 -20 -21 -22
Low °C
-30 -30 -30 -30 -29 -26 -24 -23 -18 -19 -22 -20 -20 -25 -26 -25 -22 -17 -17 -18 -19 -19 -20 -20 -20 -22 -22
Chill °C
-39 -36 -43 -46 -42 -40 -38 -34 -32 -31 -37 -35 -37 -40 -43 -37 -34 -32 -32 -32 -33 -32 -34 -32 -32 -34 -34
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
-29-30-30-30-27-26-24-19-17-16-20-19-20-21-26-23-19-17-17-17-18-19-20-20-20-21-22-27-27-27-26-23-22-19-15-13-13-16-15-16-17-21-19-15-13-13-14-15-16-16-17-17-17-19-23-23-21-20-18-16-13-10-8-8-10-9-9-11-15-13-9-8-8-9-11-11-11-11-12-13-15-17-18-15-13-12-8-7-4-1-1-4-1-2-4-9-7-3-2-1-2-3-3-4-5-5-9-10
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 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
Minna Bluff
43 km ESE
920m alt.
3 hours ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Linda
76 km ESE
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-21.2° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 190).
Cape Ross
191 km NW
201m alt.
47 minutes ago
-19.0° C
-
11
Light winds from the S
(11 kph at 190).
Baia Terra Nova
410 km N
80m alt.
47 minutes ago
-18.3° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).
PriestleyGlacier
540 km NW
1925m alt.
3 hours ago
-33.5° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the NW
(22 kph at 310).

* 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.