Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Tue night, min -19°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Thu morning, min -17°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Wed afternoon, light winds from the N by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon night, min -18°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, stormy winds from the SW by Tue night).

Saturday
30
Sunday
1
Monday
2
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
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
Wind km/h
5 ESE5
5 ENE5
5 N5
15 NNE15
20 N20
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
20 N20
25 N25
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
30 NNE30
20 N20
5 N5
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 WSW15
30 SW30
30 WSW30
30 NW30
5 NE5
10 S10
30 SW30
25 W25
30 NW30
65 N65
clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 2 4 1 1 4 6 6 6 9 16 13 5 3 - - 1 20 10 2 - - 4 26
High °C
-18 -17 -17 -17 -17 -17 -18 -18 -16 -15 -14 -14 -13 -13 -13 -14 -15 -16 -17 -17 -16 -16 -15 -14 -14 -12 -10
Low °C
-18 -17 -17 -17 -17 -17 -18 -19 -19 -15 -14 -14 -13 -13 -14 -14 -15 -17 -17 -17 -16 -16 -16 -15 -14 -13 -11
Chill °C
-23 -22 -21 -25 -26 -27 -27 -27 -25 -26 -26 -26 -23 -22 -18 -20 -23 -24 -28 -29 -27 -16 -24 -24 -24 -23 -23
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
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Sunrise
11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:18 - - 11:18 - - 11:18 - - 11:17 - - 11:15 - - 11:14 - -
Sunset
- 3:11 - - 3:11 - - 3:12 - - 3:14 - - 3:15 - - 3:15 - - 3:18 - - 3:18 - - 3:21 -

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
-8.6° C
-
18
Light winds from the NNE
(18 kph at 20).
36 km
Mid: clear
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
4 hours ago
-7.2° C
clear
No report.
50 km
ASCATB295E65S
84 km WSW
15m alt.
4 hours ago
7
Light winds from the ENE
(7 kph at 246.3).
- km
ASCATB298E64S
116 km NNE
15m alt.
4 hours ago
3
Calm
(3 kph at 231.6).
- km
ASCATB297E64S
121 km N
15m alt.
4 hours ago
3
Calm
(3 kph at 242.3).
- km

* 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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