Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri afternoon, min -8°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Fri afternoon, calm by Mon morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -10°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun morning, min -8°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
23
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
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
60 NE60
15 NW15
10 WNW10
25 NNE25
15 NE15
15 SSE15
20 SW20
20 SW20
10 S10
5 SSE5
10 SE10
15 SSE15
25 SSW25
40 SW40
45 SW45
50 SW50
40 SW40
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
10 ESE10
15 E15
10 E10
10 ESE10
0 ESE0
15 SW15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
31 31 12 7 13 1 - 1 1 - - - - 4 3 2 1 - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-6 -6 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7 -8 -8 -7 -8 -10 -9 -9 -7 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -6 -5
Low °C
-6 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7 -9 -10 -9 -9 -8 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -8 -7 -7 -6
Chill °C
-17 -13 -12 -16 -15 -14 -16 -16 -13 -10 -12 -14 -15 -18 -21 -20 -20 -14 -13 -10 -12 -11 -11 -10 -13 -11 -10
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 150 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 2:26 - - 2:25 - - 2:24 - - 2:24 - - 2:23 - - 2:23 - - 0:00 - - 2:24 - - 2:24
Sunset
11:50 - - 11:52 - - 11:53 - - 11:54 - - 11:57 - - 11:58 - - 11:59 - - 12:00 - - 0:00 - -

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
SHIP3140
27 km SW
3m alt.
1 hour ago
1.7° C
41
Strong winds from the NE
(41 kph at 50).
Marambio Base
326 km E
198m alt.
1 hour ago
0.2° C
Fog, sky visible, becoming thicker.
46
Strong winds from the N
(46 kph at 360).
0.3 km
Mid: overcast
Esperanza Base
344 km ENE
13m alt.
1 hour ago
0.3° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 360).
1.2 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
352 km NE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
0° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
56
Near gales from the NNW
(56 kph at 340).
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
359 km NE
4m alt.
1 hour ago
2.0° C
heavy rain
Continuous heavy rain.
91
Stormy winds from the NW
(91 kph at 320).
2.0 km
Mid: 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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