Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 99mm), heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -7°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the N by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun afternoon, min -12°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 100mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -19°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue morning, light winds from the WNW by Thu night).

Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
Thu
4
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
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
moderate rain
moderate rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
Wind km/h
0 WNW0
30 NNE30
40 N40
15 WNW15
10 N10
10 SSE10
10 WSW10
10 ENE10
10 E10
5 E5
15 SW15
15 SW15
10 SW10
10 WSW10
10 SW10
10 SW10
20 SW20
25 SW25
10 NW10
30 SW30
30 S30
20 SW20
20 SW20
25 SW25
15 WSW15
15 W15
15 W15
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Rain
Rain mm
2 14 34 44 1 2 2 - - 3 - - - - - - 1 - 7 10 2 - - - 6 11 16
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-3 0 0 1 -3 -2 -5 -5 -3 -6 -9 -9 -10 -6 -5 -5 -6 -8 -6 -16 -12 -13 -13 -9 0 1 1
Low °C
-5 -1 0 -4 -4 -3 -7 -7 -4 -8 -9 -11 -12 -9 -6 -6 -6 -9 -9 -19 -15 -16 -15 -10 -6 1 1
Chill °C
-9 -7 -7 -5 -6 -5 -11 -10 -7 -10 -15 -15 -14 -9 -9 -10 -12 -16 -10 -28 -21 -22 -22 -16 -4 -3 -3
Freezing level m
0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 200
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Sunrise
- 6:47 - - 6:43 - - 6:39 - - 6:35 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 - - 6:24 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 -
Sunset
- - 7:23 - - 7:27 - - 7:30 - - 7:32 - - 7:36 - - 7:38 - - 7:42 - - 7:45 - - 7:47

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
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.7° C
cloudy
State of sky unchanged.
22
Moderate winds from the NNE
(22 kph at 30).
20 km
Larsen Ice
291 km SSE
17m alt.
1 hour ago
No report.
Wind obs. (7 kph from 250 degs) was rejected
.
Base Arturo Prat
303 km NE
5m alt.
1 hour ago
-5.9° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 40).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
309 km ENE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.3° C
clear
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
Mid: mostly cloudy
Marambio Base
328 km E
198m alt.
1 hour ago
-12.5° C
Patches of fog.
26
Moderate winds from the NNE
(26 kph at 20).
0.8 km
Mid: scattered

* 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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