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Mount Discovery
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Mount Discovery Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morning. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Mon night, min -32°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sun night, severe gales from the SSE by Tue night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Fri night, min -35°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSE on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Mon night, min -32°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Tue morning).

Sunday
1
Monday
2
Tue
3
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
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
40 SSE40
65 SSE65
75 SSE75
75 SSE75
70 SSE70
60 SSE60
55 SSE55
65 S65
60 SSE60
55 SSE55
70 S70
90 SSE90
50 SSE50
35 SSE35
20 SSE20
15 S15
10 S10
5 SSE5
15 SE15
50 S50
40 SSE40
45 SSE45
45 SSE45
25 SSW25
25 WSW25
10 WNW10
15 S15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 1 3 2 2 4 2 2 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - -
High °C
-28 -27 -27 -25 -25 -27 -28 -30 -31 -33 -34 -34 -31 -30 -30 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -28 -26 -27 -30
Low °C
-30 -27 -27 -26 -26 -27 -30 -31 -32 -34 -34 -35 -33 -30 -30 -30 -29 -29 -30 -30 -29 -29 -30 -28 -27 -28 -32
Chill °C
-48 -47 -48 -44 -45 -46 -50 -51 -52 -54 -57 -59 -50 -46 -42 -41 -37 -36 -40 -45 -46 -48 -45 -42 -37 -35 -41
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
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Sunrise
- 10:52 - - 10:38 - - 10:26 - - 10:15 - - 10:06 - - 9:55 - - 9:45 - - 9:36 - - 9:26 -
Sunset
- - 3:12 - - 3:26 - - 3:37 - - 3:48 - - 3:57 - - 4:07 - - 4:16 - - 4:25 - - 4:35

Mount Discovery Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Discovery is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morningExtremely cold (max -25°C on Mon night, min -32°C on Wed afternoon)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sun night, severe gales from the SSE by Tue night).

Mount Discovery Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -29°C on Fri night, min -35°C on Thu afternoon)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSE on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

Mount Discovery Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -26°C on Mon night, min -32°C on Tue afternoon)Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Tue morning).

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.
2 hours ago
-18.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the SSE
(19 kph at 140).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Williams Field
72 km NE
8m alt.
2 hours ago
-18.5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 140).
Low: broken
Linda
76 km ESE
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-26.0° C
-
43
Strong winds from the SE
(43 kph at 180).
MarblePoint
109 km NW
120m alt.
3 hours ago
-20.9° C
-
39
Strong winds from the SSE
(39 kph at 140).
Ferrell
138 km ENE
45m alt.
3 hours ago
-27.3° C
-
48
Strong winds from the S
(48 kph at 190).

* 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.