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

AyMount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

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Issued: 5 pm Fri 24 May Local Time
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Days 1–4 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon morning, min -32°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the W by Mon morning).

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Mon afternoon, min -27°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the W on Mon afternoon, light winds from the W by Wed night).

Days 8–10 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu afternoon, min -32°C on Sat night). Mainly severe gales.

Days 11–13 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Tue night, min -31°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Sun night, gales from the NNW by Wed morning).

Fri
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tuesday
4
Wed
5
PM
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clear
part cloud
part cloud
cloud
part cloud
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cloud
light snow
cloud
cloud
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part cloud
cloud
mod snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
part cloud
light snow
snow showers
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snow showers
light snow
light snow
cloud
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light snow
cloud
clear
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light snow
snow showers
cloud
light snow
clear
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
cloudy
some clouds
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
clear
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
cloudy
light snow
 km/h
35
W
50
WNW
75
NW
50
WNW
50
WSW
50
W
70
W
80
W
135
W
105
W
95
WSW
75
WSW
75
WSW
55
WSW
80
WNW
60
W
35
WSW
30
NNW
50
NNW
55
NNW
40
NNW
60
NNE
60
N
50
NW
55
NW
50
WNW
55
WNW
50
NW
40
NNE
20
WNW
35
WSW
55
WNW
50
NW
45
NW
65
W
65
NNW
Wave Height Map
T antarctica.wind.3.cc23
T antarctica.wind.24.cc23
T antarctica.wind.48.cc23
T antarctica.wind.72.cc23
T antarctica.wind.96.cc23
T antarctica.wind.120.cc23
T antarctica.wind.144.cc23
T antarctica.wind.168.cc23
T antarctica.wind.192.cc23
T antarctica.wind.216.cc23
T antarctica.wind.240.cc23
T antarctica.wind.264.cc23
T antarctica.wind.288.cc23
 cm 
1.0
7
3
3
3
1.0
1.0
2.0
5
1.0
4
2.0
1.0
2.0
 mm 
max°C
-29
-23
-25
-28
-28
-26
-24
-19
-17
-18
-25
-25
-22
-19
-19
-19
-19
-20
-20
-24
-24
-26
-29
-30
-30
-30
-29
-29
-29
-30
-30
-27
-29
-27
-25
-26
min°C
-32
-26
-26
-29
-30
-27
-25
-23
-17
-21
-27
-26
-23
-21
-19
-20
-20
-20
-21
-27
-25
-28
-31
-31
-31
-32
-30
-29
-30
-30
-31
-29
-29
-29
-27
-27
chill°C 
-49
-42
-45
-47
-50
-45
-44
-43
-37
-41
-49
-46
-42
-38
-37
-36
-35
-32
-40
-44
-41
-47
-52
-51
-50
-51
-50
-48
-48
-43
-48
-48
-47
-47
-45
-48
Freezing level (m
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
100
0
0
0
200
0
200
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
2900
2050
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2000
2050
2150
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2050
2000
2050
2050
2050
2050
2050
2050
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2050
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2000
2050
2050
2050
2000
2000
2550
2000
Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
-31-25-26-29-29-27-25-21-17-20-26-26-23-20-19-20-20-20-21-26-25-27-30-31-31-31-30-29-30-30-31-28-29-28-26-27-27-21-22-24-25-22-19-17-13-15-22-22-19-16-15-15-15-15-16-21-21-23-25-26-26-27-25-25-26-25-27-23-25-23-22-23-24-19-19-20-21-17-15-14-9-11-17-20-15-11-11-9-10-11-12-17-17-19-20-20-21-22-20-20-21-20-22-20-19-18-17-17
Sunrise
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
Sunset
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:00
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 -17°C on Mon morning, min -32°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the W by Mon morning).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Mon afternoon, min -27°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the W on Mon afternoon, light winds from the W by Wed night).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu afternoon, min -32°C on Sat night). Mainly severe gales.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Frakes at the specific elevation of 3675 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
ASCATB227E70S
925 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
44
Strong winds from the N
(44 kph at 351).
- km
ASCATB247E69S
939 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
42
Strong winds from the NNW
(42 kph at 337).
- km
ASCATB248E69S
939 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
42
Strong winds from the NNW
(42 kph at 338).
- km
ASCATB249E69S
948 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
43
Strong winds from the NNW
(43 kph at 338).
- km
ASCATB250E69S
950 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
42
Strong winds from the NNW
(42 kph at 338).
- 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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