Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Wed morning, min -20°C on Fri night). Mainly stormy winds.

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Sat night, min -27°C on Mon night). Mainly near gales.

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Wed night, min -25°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the N on Thu morning, light winds from the WSW by Fri morning).

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
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
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
55 N55
55 N55
75 N75
30 NNW30
30 NNW30
25 NW25
80 NNE80
75 NW75
35 NW35
30 WNW30
35 WNW35
55 N55
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
40 WSW40
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
40 SW40
50 SW50
30 WSW30
25 WNW25
30 NW30
45 NW45
35 WNW35
60 N60
55 N55
40 N40
heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow heavy snow heavy snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
25 32 49 9 4 31 16 24 19 6 4 12 11 3 1 - - - - - 5 12 16 22 23 38 48
High °C
-11 -11 -11 -14 -14 -15 -14 -16 -19 -21 -21 -15 -19 -20 -21 -24 -24 -25 -25 -23 -18 -16 -16 -14 -14 -14 -14
Low °C
-11 -11 -12 -14 -14 -15 -15 -18 -20 -22 -22 -19 -19 -21 -24 -24 -25 -27 -26 -24 -21 -16 -16 -16 -14 -14 -15
Chill °C
-24 -23 -25 -25 -25 -26 -30 -32 -32 -34 -33 -29 -29 -33 -35 -36 -36 -39 -41 -36 -30 -28 -30 -27 -28 -28 -27
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
9:15 - - 9:12 - - 9:08 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:48 - -
Sunset
- 5:21 - - 5:23 - - 5:27 - - 5:30 - - 5:32 - - 5:36 - - 5:38 - - 5:42 - - 5:45 -

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
Palmer Station
33 km SW
7m alt.
2 hours ago
1.4° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
65
Gales from the NNE
(65 kph at 20).
2.2 km
Mid: overcast
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
2 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.
2 hours ago
No report.
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 250).
Base Arturo Prat
303 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.7° C
partially cloudy
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
10 km
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
309 km ENE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).

* 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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