Mount Elkins
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Thu night, min -20°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri morning, min -21°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Fri morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Mon morning, min -25°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SSE by Thu afternoon).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
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
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
30 SSW30
45 SW45
60 SSW60
35 SSW35
40 S40
40 S40
25 SSE25
5 NNE5
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
30 ENE30
20 E20
10 SSE10
20 SSW20
10 WSW10
15 SW15
5 SSW5
5 NW5
5 NE5
5 WNW5
5 W5
5 WNW5
5 WNW5
10 SW10
10 S10
some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow light snow some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - 3 7 3 6 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-17 -17 -19 -17 -17 -19 -18 -15 -12 -9 -9 -11 -12 -13 -15 -18 -18 -20 -20 -20 -22 -22 -21 -23 -23 -23 -24
Low °C
-18 -19 -19 -18 -19 -20 -19 -16 -16 -10 -10 -12 -12 -14 -18 -18 -18 -21 -21 -20 -23 -23 -22 -24 -24 -23 -25
Chill °C
-27 -27 -31 -31 -32 -33 -32 -28 -19 -12 -15 -16 -21 -23 -23 -27 -25 -28 -20 -20 -22 -27 -27 -28 -28 -30 -32
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-21-20-19-20-20-19-18-16-14-12-12-14-15-16-19-20-20-21-23-24-25-26-26-26-28-27-27-17-17-19-17-17-19-18-15-12-9-9-11-12-13-15-18-18-20-20-20-22-22-21-23-23-23-24-12-12-14-12-12-14-13-10-7-3-4-5-6-7-9-13-13-15-14-14-16-16-15-17-17-16-19
Sunrise
5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:20 - - 5:16 - - 5:11 - - 5:07 - - 5:03 - -
Sunset
- 8:43 - - 8:46 - - 8:50 - - 8:53 - - 8:58 - - 9:01 - - 9:05 - - 9:08 - - 9:13 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Elkins at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Elkins. 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
Molodeznaja
376 km SW
40m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.8° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 280).
Mawson Base
392 km ESE
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-16.7° C
-
9
Light winds from the E
(9 kph at 80).
Syowa Base
665 km SW
21m alt.
2 hours ago
-13.0° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 210).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Zhongshan
969 km ESE
18m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.6° C
-
Wind obs. (115 kph from 90 degs) was rejected
.
48 km
Mid: scattered
Progress
972 km ESE
64m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.1° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, below eye level.
54
Near gales from the E
(54 kph at 100).
20 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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 Elkins and within an acceptable time window.