Mount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Sat morning, min -25°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Wed night, min -24°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Tue afternoon, near gales from the NE by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Frakes Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Fri morning, min -27°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NE on Sat morning, moderate winds from the E by Mon morning).

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
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
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
25 S25
15 SW15
25 NNW25
30 NW30
20 W20
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 W15
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
25 NW25
35 NE35
50 ENE50
50 NE50
55 NE55
50 NE50
55 NNE55
55 NE55
75 NE75
80 NE80
85 NE85
80 ENE80
75 E75
70 E70
65 ENE65
40 E40
snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 6 19 11 10 14 8 12 27 12 13 17 11 12 8
High °C
-21 -21 -21 -23 -23 -24 -25 -25 -25 -24 -23 -23 -22 -21 -18 -18 -18 -18 -17 -18 -17 -18 -18 -19 -21 -21 -23
Low °C
-22 -21 -23 -23 -24 -25 -25 -25 -25 -24 -24 -23 -23 -22 -19 -18 -18 -21 -18 -18 -17 -18 -20 -21 -21 -22 -24
Chill °C
-32 -30 -31 -36 -35 -34 -34 -35 -35 -37 -35 -36 -37 -36 -32 -33 -33 -32 -34 -35 -34 -36 -35 -37 -39 -38 -38
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 450 300 200 250 300 350 350 300 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
10:46 - - 10:35 - - 10:22 - - 10:07 - - 9:49 - - 9:27 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 6:21 - - 6:32 - - 6:45 - - 7:00 - - 7:17 - - 7:39 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Frakes at the specific elevation of 3000 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.
4 hours ago
-15.1° C
-
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 340).
ASCAT260E67S
1296 km NE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
55
Near gales from the W
(55 kph at 95.6).
- km
ASCAT261E67S
1307 km NE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
53
Near gales from the W
(53 kph at 90.3).
- km
ASCAT260E66S
1401 km NE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
51
Near gales from the W
(51 kph at 85.8).
- km
ASCAT261E66S
1421 km NE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
54
Near gales from the W
(54 kph at 78.8).
- 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 Frakes and within an acceptable time window.

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