Mount Frakes weather
– Lat/Long: 76.80° S 117.70° W

AyMount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

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Issued: 11 am Tue 23 Apr Local Time
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Days 1–3 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu morning, min -29°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Tue morning, near gales from the NW by Thu afternoon).

Days 4–6 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sat afternoon, min -30°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the NNE by Sun night).

Days 7–9 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Mon night, min -29°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Mon night).

Days 10–12 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Fri night, min -26°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NNW on Sat morning, light winds from the WNW by Sat night).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
30
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
Friday
3
Saturday
4
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cloud
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light snow
snow showers
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clear
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light snow
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light snow
light snow
clear
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snow showers
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light snow
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cloudy
cloudy
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clear
some clouds
some clouds
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clear
clear
snow shwrs
clear
cloudy
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
 km/h
15
NE
20
E
25
SE
25
S
30
SSW
20
WSW
30
NW
45
NW
30
W
35
SW
30
SW
25
SW
30
W
40
WNW
55
W
25
W
40
N
15
NNE
35
SW
20
WNW
25
WNW
10
W
10
SSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
20
WSW
30
WNW
30
WSW
40
WNW
50
NW
80
NNW
60
NNW
30
NNW
Wave Height Map
T antarctica.wind.6.cc23
T antarctica.wind.30.cc23
T antarctica.wind.54.cc23
T antarctica.wind.78.cc23
T antarctica.wind.102.cc23
T antarctica.wind.126.cc23
T antarctica.wind.150.cc23
T antarctica.wind.174.cc23
T antarctica.wind.198.cc23
T antarctica.wind.222.cc23
T antarctica.wind.246.cc23
T antarctica.wind.270.cc23
 cm 
1.0
3
2.0
2.0
3
2.0
1.0
4
3
6
 mm 
max°C
-28
-28
-27
-26
-24
-21
-20
-23
-25
-29
-28
-25
-21
-20
-21
-20
-23
-27
-27
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-25
-27
-27
-28
-28
-27
-27
-25
-21
-20
-16
-16
-15
-16
-18
-22
min°C
-28
-28
-28
-27
-25
-24
-21
-24
-29
-29
-29
-28
-22
-21
-22
-21
-24
-30
-28
-26
-27
-27
-28
-29
-28
-27
-28
-26
-24
-22
-18
-16
-17
-17
-20
-23
chill°C 
-39
-40
-41
-41
-38
-35
-35
-41
-46
-45
-44
-41
-35
-37
-39
-33
-40
-42
-44
-38
-34
-35
-40
-42
-39
-36
-41
-37
-36
-33
-30
-29
-32
-34
-35
-32
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cloud base (m)
2050
2050
2050
2050
2050
4800
4250
2000
2000
2050
2050
2050
4650
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2050
2150
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2050
2150
2050
2050
2050
2050
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Sunrise
5:56
6:09
6:24
6:43
7:09
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
Sunset
9:38
9:25
9:10
8:51
8:23
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Frakes is: A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu morning, min -29°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Tue morning, near gales from the NW by Thu afternoon).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sat afternoon, min -30°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the NNE by Sun night).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Mon night, min -29°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Mon night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Criosfera1
1029 km SSE
1285m alt.
2 hours ago
-43° C
No report.
48
Strong winds from the SSW
(48 kph at 210).
SHIP8845
1590 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
2° C
63
Gales from the W
(63 kph at 270).
- km
SHIP10974
1596 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
2° C
63
Gales from the W
(63 kph at 270).
- km
SHIP6587
1596 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
2° C
63
Gales from the W
(63 kph at 270).
- km
SHIP5726
1596 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
2° C
63
Gales from the W
(63 kph at 270).
- 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.

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