Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed night, min -17°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SW on Mon afternoon, near gales from the SW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu morning, min -16°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Thu night, stormy winds from the N by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Mon afternoon, min -20°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, moderate winds from the W by Tue night).

Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
30
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
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
85 SW85
90 WSW90
85 SW85
85 SW85
60 WSW60
55 SSW55
75 SSW75
55 SW55
70 SSW70
50 SW50
50 SW50
35 WSW35
30 WNW30
45 WNW45
65 NNW65
80 N80
70 N70
50 NNW50
55 N55
35 WNW35
65 W65
65 NW65
90 NW90
50 NW50
30 NW30
35 WNW35
25 W25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
13 15 14 3 9 9 1 - - - - - - 2 34 17 17 40 30 22 34 28 41 17 18 9 20
High °C
-12 -14 -12 -11 -14 -10 -9 -9 -6 -6 -7 -7 -9 -11 -10 -10 -12 -16 -15 -17 -18 -16 -14 -17 -18 -20 -20
Low °C
-13 -16 -17 -13 -15 -14 -10 -9 -8 -7 -7 -8 -10 -11 -10 -10 -14 -16 -17 -17 -19 -16 -18 -19 -20 -20 -20
Chill °C
-27 -30 -28 -26 -28 -24 -21 -21 -16 -16 -18 -17 -18 -22 -23 -24 -26 -29 -29 -29 -33 -32 -30 -31 -30 -33 -32
Freezing level m
50 150 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 300 500 0 0 400 0 350 200 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
5:11 - - 5:09 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - - 4:50 - - 4:47 - - 4:43 - -
Sunset
- 8:45 - - 8:49 - - 8:52 - - 8:54 - - 8:59 - - 9:01 - - 9:06 - - 9:08 - - 9:13 -

Issued local time.

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.
2 hours ago
0.1° C
Patches of fog.
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 260).
26 km
Mid: overcast
Faraday (arg Isl)
79 km S
11m alt.
2 hours ago
1.6° C
cloudy
Mist
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
10 km
Mid: overcast
Larsen Ice
291 km SSE
17m alt.
2 hours ago
No report.
Wind obs. (7 kph from 250 degs) was rejected
.
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
Mid: mostly cloudy
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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