Mount Elkins
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Wed night, min -27°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the E on Wed morning, moderate winds from the E by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Fri night, min -27°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the ENE on Fri night, severe gales from the ESE by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Mount Elkins Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Thu night, min -25°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, extremely windy from the ENE by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thu
23
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
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
105 E105
110 E110
85 E85
80 ESE80
85 ESE85
80 ESE80
55 ESE55
25 ESE25
25 E25
40 E40
55 E55
50 ESE50
35 ESE35
50 ESE50
65 ESE65
85 ESE85
70 ESE70
45 ESE45
5 SSE5
10 W10
20 SW20
25 WSW25
20 W20
15 NNW15
20 WSW20
45 WSW45
40 WSW40
snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-25 -26 -26 -23 -24 -25 -24 -25 -25 -23 -24 -23 -24 -27 -26 -25 -25 -24 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -24 -24 -24
Low °C
-26 -27 -27 -25 -25 -26 -27 -25 -25 -25 -24 -23 -27 -27 -26 -25 -25 -24 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -24 -24
Chill °C
-47 -49 -47 -43 -44 -46 -41 -39 -38 -39 -41 -40 -40 -44 -45 -45 -45 -42 -39 -31 -36 -36 -37 -36 -33 -39 -40
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
-25-26-26-23-24-25-24-25-25-23-24-23-24-27-26-25-25-24-25-25-25-25-25-25-24-24-24-20-21-22-20-20-21-21-22-23-21-21-20-22-24-22-20-20-20-21-21-21-22-23-22-20-21-21-14-15-16-15-15-15-16-17-17-16-16-15-17-18-16-14-14-14-15-15-16-16-17-17-15-16-15
Sunrise
- 9:40 - - 9:36 - - 9:32 - - 9:29 - - 9:25 - - 9:21 - - 9:17 - - 9:12 - - 9:08 -
Sunset
- - 5:15 - - 5:19 - - 5:22 - - 5:25 - - 5:30 - - 5:32 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Elkins at the specific elevation of 2300 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
Mawson Base
392 km ESE
16m alt.
3 hours ago
-11.6° C
-
113
Extremely windy from the WNW
(113 kph at 290).
Syowa Base
665 km SW
21m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.9° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the E
(24 kph at 80).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
ASCAT44E61S
856 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
42
Strong winds from the W
(42 kph at 82.4).
- km
ASCAT43E61S
881 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
49
Strong winds from the W
(49 kph at 79.9).
- km
ASCAT44E60S
895 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
56
Near gales from the W
(56 kph at 96.4).
- 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 Elkins and within an acceptable time window.