Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri morning, min -9°C on Sat morning). Mainly strong winds.

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue afternoon, min -18°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sat night, light winds from the SSW by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed night, min -8°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Tue night, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Fri
26
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
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 SW35
40 SW40
45 SW45
40 WSW40
45 SW45
35 SW35
15 WNW15
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
55 SW55
45 SW45
40 SW40
50 SW50
25 SSW25
30 SW30
45 SW45
40 SW40
55 SW55
60 SW60
55 SW55
40 WSW40
40 SW40
35 SW35
40 SW40
40 SW40
25 SW25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 3 1 3 5 - 5 26 15 1 2 1 - - 1 - - 4 7 6 - 3 10 1 1 - -
High °C
-5 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -4 -8 -12 -17 -15 -13 -11 -10 -10 -8 -7 -6 -7 -6 -4 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2
Low °C
-6 -4 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 -5 -9 -16 -18 -16 -15 -13 -11 -10 -11 -7 -6 -8 -7 -6 -4 -1 -1 -2 -2
Chill °C
-14 -12 -12 -11 -12 -8 -7 -11 -17 -23 -32 -28 -25 -21 -17 -19 -19 -17 -17 -19 -16 -13 -9 -8 -9 -9 -9
Freezing level m
0 0 250 300 100 400 550 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 550 750 500 500
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Sunrise
- - 5:26 - - 5:22 - - 5:20 - - 5:16 - - 5:11 - - 5:09 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:58
Sunset
8:29 - - 8:31 - - 8:35 - - 8:38 - - 8:42 - - 8:45 - - 8:49 - - 8:52 - - 8:54 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Francais at the specific elevation of 1000 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
Palmer Station
33 km SW
7m alt.
3 hours ago
-1.9° C
clear
Clear skies.
7
Light winds from the NW
(7 kph at 320).
34 km
Mid: overcast
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
3 hours 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.
3 hours ago
No report.
Wind obs. (7 kph from 250 degs) was rejected
.
Base Arturo Prat
303 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-0.8° C
partially cloudy
State of sky unchanged.
24
Moderate winds from the SW
(24 kph at 230).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
309 km ENE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.3° C
partially cloudy
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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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