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 -10°C on Fri afternoon, min -14°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the NNE on Fri afternoon, calm by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Wed morning, min -15°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Sun afternoon, near gales from the SSW by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat night, min -14°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the ESE by Thu night).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Sat
22
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
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
25 WNW25
25 NW25
60 N60
70 NNE70
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
15 W15
5 ESE5
15 SSE15
20 S20
25 SSW25
20 S20
30 SSW30
35 S35
55 SSW55
50 SSW50
40 SSW40
40 SSW40
55 SSW55
45 SSW45
25 S25
15 SSE15
10 SE10
5 ENE5
10 NNE10
20 ENE20
10 ESE10
heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
13 19 18 34 38 16 12 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-14 -12 -11 -10 -11 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -14 -14 -14 -14 -13 -13 -12 -13 -12 -12 -12 -12 -13 -13 -13 -13
Low °C
-14 -14 -11 -10 -13 -13 -13 -14 -13 -13 -14 -14 -14 -15 -14 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -12 -12 -13 -13 -13 -14 -13
Chill °C
-24 -23 -24 -23 -19 -22 -21 -13 -20 -22 -23 -23 -24 -25 -28 -26 -26 -24 -26 -22 -21 -19 -19 -17 -20 -21 -19
Freezing level m
0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 150 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 2:27 - - 2:26 - - 2:25 - - 2:24 - - 2:24 - - 2:23 - - 2:23 - - 0:00 - - 2:24
Sunset
11:47 - - 11:50 - - 11:52 - - 11:53 - - 11:54 - - 11:57 - - 11:58 - - 11:59 - - 12:00 - -

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
SHIP1446
8 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Palmer Station
33 km SW
7m alt.
3 hours ago
0.9° C
clear
Clear skies.
22
Moderate winds from the NNW
(22 kph at 330).
34 km
Mid: overcast
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
3 hours ago
-0.1° C
moderate snow
State of sky unchanged.
18
Light winds from the N
(18 kph at 360).
20 km
Mid: overcast
BaseArturoPrat
302 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
2.7° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
22
Moderate winds from the WSW
(22 kph at 250).
30 km
Mid: few
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
308 km ENE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
0.3° C
State of sky unchanged.
41
Strong winds from the W
(41 kph at 270).
30 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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