Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri morning, min -19°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Fri morning, severe gales from the WSW by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu morning, min -12°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Mon morning, severe gales from the WSW by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu night, min -11°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the N on Fri night, light winds from the N by Sat night).

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
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 night
partially cloudy
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
40 SW40
35 W35
65 WSW65
75 WSW75
65 SW65
65 SW65
70 SW70
60 SSW60
60 SSW60
55 SW55
60 SW60
70 WSW70
65 SW65
60 SW60
50 SW50
70 SW70
65 SW65
65 SW65
55 SW55
45 SW45
35 SW35
15 W15
20 NNW20
45 N45
50 NNW50
25 WNW25
15 E15
some clouds mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 8 37 4 2 2 - - - 1 1 26 8 5 2 - - 3 1 - - - - 1 7 4 1
High °C
-6 -6 -7 -15 -18 -16 -16 -14 -12 -10 -9 -8 -12 -11 -9 -8 -7 -5 -3 -2 -1 -1 -3 -4 -8 -10 -8
Low °C
-6 -6 -13 -18 -19 -18 -16 -15 -13 -11 -9 -11 -12 -12 -12 -8 -7 -7 -4 -3 -2 -2 -3 -6 -10 -10 -11
Chill °C
-16 -15 -19 -31 -35 -32 -32 -28 -26 -22 -21 -19 -26 -24 -21 -20 -19 -15 -12 -11 -8 -6 -9 -12 -19 -19 -13
Freezing level m
450 550 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 650 950 0 1550 1200 0 200 350 250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:22 - - 5:20 - - 5:16 - - 5:11 - - 5:09 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - -
Sunset
- 8:35 - - 8:38 - - 8:42 - - 8:45 - - 8:49 - - 8:52 - - 8:54 - - 8:59 - - 9:01 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Francais at the specific elevation of 2000 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
0.1° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
11
Light winds from the S
(11 kph at 190).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
309 km ENE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Marambio Base
328 km E
198m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the NW
(19 kph at 320).
35 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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