Mount Erebus
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Thu afternoon, min -36°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Fri afternoon, min -33°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Fri night, moderate winds from the S by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Erebus Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Wed morning, min -35°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Wed night).

Monday
29
Tuesday
30
Wed
31
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
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 ENE5
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
15 SE15
20 SE20
30 SSE30
30 SE30
30 ESE30
40 SSE40
40 SE40
30 SSE30
40 SSE40
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
55 S55
25 S25
30 SSW30
25 SSW25
20 S20
20 SSE20
20 S20
35 SE35
35 SSE35
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
55 SSE55
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 1 1 - - - - - - 10 9 3 11 1 3 2 - 1 6 2 - 6 6 6 13 4 5
High °C
-34 -35 -35 -36 -36 -36 -35 -33 -31 -27 -26 -25 -25 -26 -27 -29 -32 -32 -33 -35 -35 -34 -33 -32 -31 -30 -30
Low °C
-35 -35 -35 -36 -36 -36 -36 -34 -32 -30 -27 -25 -26 -26 -28 -31 -32 -33 -35 -35 -35 -34 -33 -33 -32 -31 -30
Chill °C
-40 -45 -45 -46 -48 -50 -52 -49 -47 -43 -41 -39 -41 -44 -45 -46 -48 -48 -49 -49 -49 -48 -51 -50 -50 -49 -49
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
- 2:46 - - 2:19 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -
Sunset
- - 0:22 - - 0:49 - - 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 3794 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.
54 minutes ago
-22.5° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
30
Fresh winds from the ENE
(30 kph at 60).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Williams Field
38 km S
8m alt.
59 minutes ago
-22° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
30
Fresh winds from the ENE
(30 kph at 60).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Linda
112 km SSE
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-23.7° C
-
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 150).
Minna Bluff
114 km S
920m alt.
3 hours ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Cape Ross
139 km WNW
201m alt.
54 minutes ago
-18.4° C
-
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 160).

* 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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