Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Tue night, min -25°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Tue morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Thu afternoon, min -25°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the NNE on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon night, min -28°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sat night, gales from the SW by Sun afternoon).

Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
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
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 SW35
60 SW60
55 WSW55
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
20 NW20
15 N15
25 W25
65 WSW65
55 WNW55
55 NW55
65 N65
30 NNW30
60 WSW60
45 W45
55 N55
75 NNE75
20 W20
10 NW10
15 NNW15
10 NW10
45 SW45
70 SW70
60 SW60
30 SW30
10 WNW10
35 NNE35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
12 5 1 - - - - - 1 13 24 31 14 5 6 14 13 9 3 3 2 - - - - - -
High °C
-23 -24 -24 -23 -22 -22 -22 -23 -20 -18 -18 -18 -18 -17 -19 -20 -20 -23 -25 -26 -26 -27 -26 -20 -18 -18 -17
Low °C
-24 -25 -25 -24 -22 -22 -22 -24 -25 -19 -19 -20 -20 -19 -20 -20 -22 -24 -25 -26 -26 -27 -28 -24 -19 -18 -17
Chill °C
-38 -42 -41 -36 -34 -32 -32 -35 -36 -33 -33 -34 -30 -33 -34 -36 -38 -35 -34 -36 -34 -44 -46 -35 -27 -25 -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
9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:48 - - 8:45 - - 8:41 - - 8:37 - - 8:34 - -
Sunset
- 5:32 - - 5:36 - - 5:38 - - 5:42 - - 5:45 - - 5:47 - - 5:51 - - 5:52 - - 5:55 -

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
Esperanza Base
345 km ENE
13m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.0° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, above eye level.
48
Strong winds from the W
(48 kph at 270).
0.7 km
Mid: scattered
Teniente R Marsh
353 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-2° C
cloudy
Mist dry and cloudy.
67
Gales from the WNW
(67 kph at 290).
Mid: broken
High: overcast
San-Martin-Base
423 km S
4m alt.
1 hour ago
-12.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the SSE
(11 kph at 140).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Comandante Armando Tola International Airpor / l Calafate
659 km WNW
204m alt.
1 hour ago
6.8° C
-
28
Moderate winds from the NW
(28 kph at 320).
50 km
Mid: few
Islas Orcadas
1048 km ENE
6m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.0° C
moderate snow
Snow
17
Light winds from the NW
(17 kph at 320).
32 km
Mid: few

* 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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