Mount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Wed night, min -22°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the N on Thu morning, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Sat morning, min -24°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the S by Mon afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Wed night, min -17°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the NNE on Wed afternoon, gales from the ENE by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
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
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
40 N40
40 NNE40
55 ENE55
55 N55
55 NNW55
30 NNE30
35 E35
20 E20
15 SSE15
20 S20
20 SSW20
5 WSW5
10 NNW10
10 WNW10
15 SW15
20 SSW20
35 S35
10 WSW10
30 NW30
30 NNW30
35 N35
40 NE40
35 NNE35
35 NE35
65 NE65
60 NE60
55 NE55
light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow some clouds light snow cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 3 21 2 3 7 5 6 9 2 - 2 - 1 - - - - - 3 7 6 5 10 8 9 18
High °C
-18 -17 -13 -18 -21 -15 -14 -13 -14 -15 -17 -19 -20 -21 -23 -24 -24 -19 -17 -17 -14 -13 -14 -11 -12 -12 -12
Low °C
-19 -18 -15 -20 -21 -22 -15 -13 -15 -16 -18 -20 -20 -21 -24 -24 -24 -23 -18 -17 -16 -14 -15 -14 -12 -12 -13
Chill °C
-32 -30 -26 -33 -38 -27 -25 -22 -22 -24 -26 -26 -27 -28 -33 -36 -38 -30 -29 -29 -25 -25 -25 -24 -26 -25 -25
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 0 200 150 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
11:19 - - 11:08 - - 10:58 - - 10:46 - - 10:35 - - 10:22 - - 10:07 - - 9:49 - - 9:27 - -
Sunset
- 5:50 - - 6:00 - - 6:09 - - 6:21 - - 6:32 - - 6:45 - - 7:00 - - 7:17 - - 7:39 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Frakes at the specific elevation of 2000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Frakes. 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
University Wisconsin Id 8917
1260 km ESE
1395m alt.
2 hours ago
-21.9° C
-
48
Strong winds from the NNW
(48 kph at 340).
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1494 km S
2830m alt.
2 hours ago
-58° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
22
Moderate winds from the NNE
(22 kph at 20).
Mid: broken
High: broken
Limbert
1496 km ESE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
-29.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 340).
Fossil Bluff
1574 km E
55m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.7° C
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 350).
Amundsen-Scott
1612 km S
2835m alt.
2 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (20 kph from 20 degs) was rejected
.
1.6 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 Frakes and within an acceptable time window.

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