Mount Frakes weather

Mount Frakes
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Tue night, min -22°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Wed night, moderate winds from the W by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Fri night, min -26°C on Mon afternoon). Mainly strong winds.

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Mon night, min -31°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, gales from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thu
30
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 AM PM
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
Wind km/h
55 WNW55
70 NW70
80 NW80
90 NW90
75 WNW75
70 WNW70
90 W90
65 WSW65
35 WSW35
30 WNW30
35 WNW35
30 W30
35 WNW35
25 WNW25
30 NW30
30 NNW30
40 N40
40 NNE40
40 N40
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
35 NW35
15 N15
20 NNE20
25 NNE25
35 ENE35
20 E20
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - 2 3 2 2 - 2 - 1 - - 1 - - 4 - 1 4 2 1 - 1 2 6 7 5
High °C
-17 -19 -20 -21 -22 -22 -20 -22 -22 -21 -21 -23 -24 -23 -23 -24 -25 -26 -26 -26 -27 -27 -27 -28 -27 -27 -27
Low °C
-19 -20 -21 -21 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -24 -24 -24 -24 -25 -25 -26 -26 -27 -28 -28 -28 -28 -28 -27 -28
Chill °C
-32 -36 -38 -40 -41 -40 -39 -40 -36 -35 -35 -36 -39 -36 -36 -37 -41 -42 -42 -41 -43 -39 -38 -41 -42 -42 -39
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
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Sunrise
- 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

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Frakes is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoonExtremely cold (max -17°C on Tue night, min -22°C on Thu morning)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Wed night, moderate winds from the W by Fri afternoon).

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri nightExtremely cold (max -21°C on Fri night, min -26°C on Mon afternoon)Mainly strong winds.

Mount Frakes Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningExtremely cold (max -26°C on Mon night, min -31°C on Fri morning)Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, gales from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Issued local time.

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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1494 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
-
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 130).
Mid: broken
Limbert
1496 km ESE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-31.0° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the SW
(35 kph at 220).
Fossil Bluff
1574 km E
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-19.5° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the SSW
(20 kph at 200).
Amundsen-Scott
1612 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (15 kph from 130 degs) was rejected
.
28 km
Mid: scattered
Linda
1664 km SSW
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-16.2° C
-
76
Severe gales from the S
(76 kph at 190).

* 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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