Mount Erebus
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon afternoon, min -14°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sat afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Tue night, light winds from the SE by Wed afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sat morning, calm by Mon afternoon).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
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
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 SSE35
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
20 SE20
15 SE15
15 SE15
20 SE20
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
30 S30
25 SSE25
15 SE15
5 ENE5
10 NNW10
5 N5
cloudy light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs cloudy some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs mod. snow light snow mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 5 3 2 2 - - 2 - - 3 - - - - - - - 3 6 3 10 19 8 5 1 -
High °C
-12 -13 -12 -12 -11 -8 -7 -8 -7 -7 -10 -8 -7 -8 -7 -8 -9 -6 -5 -3 -4 -5 -6 -5 -4 -5 -3
Low °C
-12 -14 -13 -12 -13 -9 -7 -9 -8 -9 -11 -9 -8 -9 -7 -9 -10 -7 -5 -4 -4 -6 -7 -6 -4 -6 -4
Chill °C
-23 -22 -20 -21 -18 -16 -15 -17 -16 -16 -21 -15 -13 -15 -14 -17 -17 -13 -12 -10 -12 -13 -13 -9 -4 -8 -3
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 250 400 450 300 150 100 350 100 400
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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 Erebus at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Erebus. 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
38 km S
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-6.5° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the SE
(30 kph at 150).
34 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Williams Field
38 km S
8m alt.
4 hours ago
-6.1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
26
Moderate winds from the SSE
(26 kph at 150).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Mcmurdo Williams
38 km S
22m alt.
2 hours ago
-8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
31
Fresh winds from the ENE
(31 kph at 70).
Low: scattered
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Marble Point
84 km WSW
120m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.6° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 140).
Ferrell
101 km ESE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.6° C
-
28
Moderate winds from the SE
(28 kph at 180).

* 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 Erebus and within an acceptable time window.

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