Mount Frakes weather

Mount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Fri morning, min -17°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the E on Fri afternoon, light winds from the N by Sun night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Mon morning, min -20°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Thu morning, min -31°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
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
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
40 E40
45 E45
30 ENE30
35 NE35
20 NNE20
10 NE10
10 ENE10
10 NE10
5 N5
10 NNW10
10 N10
10 NW10
10 W10
15 SW15
10 SW10
5 NNW5
5 NNW5
0 SSW0
5 SSE5
5 S5
10 SSE10
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow cloudy some clouds clear some clouds cloudy some clouds clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 5 11 5 3 - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-11 -12 -12 -13 -14 -15 -16 -16 -16 -15 -15 -16 -16 -19 -17 -15 -16 -16 -16 -17 -18 -19 -22 -25 -26 -28 -30
Low °C
-12 -12 -13 -13 -14 -16 -16 -17 -16 -15 -15 -16 -18 -20 -20 -16 -16 -16 -16 -18 -19 -20 -24 -26 -27 -30 -31
Chill °C
-22 -24 -23 -24 -23 -23 -22 -22 -20 -22 -22 -22 -23 -28 -17 -19 -16 -16 -16 -22 -24 -30 -36 -40 -37 -42 -46
Freezing level m
250 200 0 50 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
-22-22-23-24-24-24-24-25-25-24-24-25-26-26-24-22-22-23-23-23-25-28-29-30-33-34-35-18-18-19-20-19-20-21-21-21-21-21-21-22-23-20-19-19-19-19-20-21-24-25-27-30-31-32-11-12-12-13-14-15-16-16-16-15-15-16-16-19-17-15-16-16-16-17-18-19-22-25-26-28-30
Sunrise
11:05 - - 11:17 - - 11:29 - - 11:38 - - 11:49 - - 11:59 - - 0:00 - - 0:08 - - 0:17 - -
Sunset
- 7:04 - - 6:52 - - 6:40 - - 6:30 - - 6:20 - - 6:09 - - 12:00 - - 5:51 - - 5:42 -

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Frakes is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri nightExtremely cold (max -11°C on Fri morning, min -17°C on Sun afternoon)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the E on Fri afternoon, light winds from the N by Sun night).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -15°C on Mon morning, min -20°C on Tue afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -16°C on Thu morning, min -31°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

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
NavyOperated(amos)
360 km S
1530m alt.
2 hours ago
-10.5° C
-
59
Near gales from the NE
(59 kph at 40).
SHIP1627
472 km ENE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
1.7° C
48
Strong winds from the ESE
(48 kph at 110).
Harry
693 km S
945m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.3° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the NE
(35 kph at 50).
UnivWi21356
744 km S
549m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.0° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the N
(35 kph at 0).
Siple Dome
823 km SSW
620m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.3° C
-
13
Light winds from the ESE
(13 kph at 120).

* 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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