Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Tue morning, min -23°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Tue morning, light winds from the E by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Sun morning, min -24°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Sat morning, light winds from the W by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon morning, min -19°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 NNE55
45 NNE45
40 NNE40
15 NNE15
15 ENE15
10 E10
15 ESE15
25 ENE25
30 ESE30
40 SE40
35 SE35
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
35 SSE35
20 S20
20 SSW20
15 SW15
10 W10
10 NW10
10 NW10
0 NE0
10 E10
10 NE10
25 NNE25
25 NE25
25 N25
15 NNW15
mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 7 11 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - 1 3
High °C
-20 -21 -23 -23 -23 -22 -23 -23 -23 -23 -22 -21 -19 -18 -17 -16 -16 -16 -17 -18 -18 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -18
Low °C
-21 -22 -23 -23 -23 -23 -23 -23 -23 -24 -23 -21 -20 -18 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -18 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -19 -18
Chill °C
-36 -36 -39 -33 -33 -31 -33 -35 -36 -37 -37 -37 -34 -31 -27 -25 -25 -23 -24 -26 -18 -24 -25 -29 -31 -30 -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
-20-21-23-23-23-22-23-23-23-23-22-21-19-18-17-16-16-16-17-18-18-18-18-19-19-19-18-15-16-18-18-18-18-19-19-18-19-19-17-15-14-13-13-14-14-14-15-15-15-16-16-16-17-15-10-11-11-12-12-13-14-13-13-14-14-13-12-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-12-12-13-13-11-7-6-6-7-8-8-9-9-9-10-10-11-11-9-8-9-8-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-8-7-7
Sunrise
11:18 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:19 - - 11:18 - -
Sunset
- 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:11 - - 3:11 - - 3:11 - - 3:12 - - 3:14 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Francais at the specific elevation of 2760 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.
3 hours ago
-0.3° C
clear
Clear skies.
18
Light winds from the SE
(18 kph at 150).
36 km
Mid: overcast
ASCAT295E65S
89 km WSW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
43
Strong winds from the NE
(43 kph at 220.3).
- km
ASCAT297E64S
99 km N
15m alt.
4 hours ago
28
Moderate winds from the NW
(28 kph at 137.0).
- km
ASCAT296E64S
103 km NW
15m alt.
4 hours ago
32
Fresh winds from the NW
(32 kph at 134.2).
- km
ASCAT295E64S
118 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
30
Fresh winds from the NNW
(30 kph at 147.4).
- 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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