Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sat night, min -19°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NE on Sat night, light winds from the N by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Thu morning, min -16°C on Tue night). Mainly strong winds.

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Fri afternoon, min -23°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Tue morning).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Mon
27
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
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 WNW20
45 NE45
35 SSW35
40 SW40
25 WSW25
30 SSW30
25 SW25
5 N5
10 ENE10
25 SSW25
20 SW20
20 NNE20
30 N30
50 NNE50
25 E25
10 W10
10 N10
30 NNE30
10 NE10
15 N15
10 NE10
10 ENE10
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
15 SW15
mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs clear clear some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
6 34 15 - 1 - - - - - - 5 19 22 11 12 12 12 7 13 3 - - - - - -
High °C
-14 -11 -12 -18 -18 -16 -14 -13 -13 -14 -14 -11 -9 -9 -7 -10 -11 -12 -13 -14 -16 -17 -19 -21 -22 -21 -23
Low °C
-14 -15 -15 -18 -19 -17 -15 -14 -13 -15 -16 -13 -9 -9 -9 -11 -12 -13 -13 -16 -17 -18 -21 -22 -22 -22 -23
Chill °C
-23 -22 -23 -32 -30 -27 -22 -20 -19 -24 -20 -21 -18 -19 -15 -15 -18 -22 -19 -21 -23 -23 -28 -28 -28 -26 -32
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
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:48 - - 8:45 - - 8:41 - - 8:37 - - 8:34
Sunset
5:30 - - 5:32 - - 5:36 - - 5:38 - - 5:42 - - 5:45 - - 5:47 - - 5:51 - - 5:52 - -

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
Larsen Ice
291 km SSE
17m alt.
58 minutes ago
No report.
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 250).
Base Arturo Prat
303 km NE
5m alt.
58 minutes ago
-3.2° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
37
Fresh winds from the SW
(37 kph at 230).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
309 km ENE
10m alt.
58 minutes ago
-4.3° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
35
Fresh winds from the W
(35 kph at 260).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Marambio Base
328 km E
198m alt.
58 minutes ago
-8.7° C
-
17
Light winds from the WNW
(17 kph at 290).
35 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Esperanza Base
345 km ENE
13m alt.
58 minutes ago
-2.6° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, below eye level.
52
Near gales from the WSW
(52 kph at 250).
28 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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