Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the SW by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Fri
1
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 AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
heavy rain
light rain
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
Wind km/h
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
5 E5
5 ENE5
5 ENE5
0 NE0
5 WSW5
5 SW5
10 SW10
10 SW10
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
5 SW5
15 SW15
10 WSW10
25 NNE25
5 WNW5
30 SW30
20 SW20
10 NE10
15 E15
10 ESE10
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
5 NNE5
20 NE20
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds rain shwrs mod. rain heavy rain light rain some clouds light rain light rain some clouds some clouds clear clear clear rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 9 13 1 - 4 1 - - - - - 2
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
0 -1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 -3 -1 0 -2 1 1 -1 2 2 1 1 1 0 -3 -2 -5 -3 -2 -3 -2
Low °C
0 -3 -2 -1 -4 -3 -1 -4 -3 0 -2 -1 1 -2 0 2 0 0 1 -3 -3 -3 -5 -5 -2 -4 -2
Chill °C
-2 -4 -3 -3 -4 -2 -3 -6 -5 -4 -5 0 -1 -5 -1 -3 -4 -5 -4 -2 -8 -6 -8 -6 -4 -3 -8
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 0 100 400 250 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 5:45 - - 5:48 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:58 - - 6:01 - - 6:05 - - 6:07 - - 6:11
Sunset
9:09 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:47 - - 8:45 - - 8:40 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Francais at the specific elevation of 0 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Francais. 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
SHIP1591
19 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
BaseArturoPrat
302 km NE
5m alt.
51 minutes ago
0.8° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
11
Light winds from the ESE
(11 kph at 110).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Marambio Base
326 km E
198m alt.
51 minutes ago
-7.0° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
63
Gales from the SSW
(63 kph at 200).
0.3 km
Mid: overcast
Esperanza Base
344 km ENE
13m alt.
51 minutes ago
-3.4° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
43
Strong winds from the SSW
(43 kph at 200).
2.0 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
352 km NE
45m alt.
51 minutes ago
0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 130).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: overcast

* 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 Francais and within an acceptable time window.

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