Mount Francais
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -18°C on Sat morning, min -20°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, strong winds from the SW by Sun afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Wed night, min -20°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Wed morning, light winds from the SSE by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Mount Francais Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon afternoon, min -18°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Fri morning, stormy winds from the N by Mon afternoon).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
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
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 NW20
20 NW20
10 N10
30 SSW30
40 SW40
25 SW25
10 SW10
15 SSW15
35 SSW35
25 SSW25
35 SW35
60 SW60
80 SW80
80 SW80
70 SW70
50 SW50
40 SW40
15 SW15
10 SE10
10 ESE10
15 SE15
30 SSE30
30 S30
35 S35
30 SSW30
25 SW25
15 W15
heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
14 11 19 1 - 2 - - - - - 10 4 2 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-18 -18 -19 -20 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19 -18 -16 -15 -15 -15 -15 -17 -18 -17 -16 -16 -16 -15 -14 -13
Low °C
-19 -19 -20 -20 -19 -19 -19 -19 -20 -20 -19 -20 -19 -17 -16 -15 -15 -17 -18 -18 -18 -16 -16 -16 -16 -15 -14
Chill °C
-28 -27 -26 -32 -32 -31 -26 -28 -31 -30 -32 -35 -35 -32 -30 -29 -27 -25 -23 -25 -27 -28 -27 -28 -26 -24 -22
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 150 0 200 300 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
2:26 - - 2:25 - - 2:24 - - 2:24 - - 2:23 - - 2:23 - - 0:00 - - 2:24 - - 2:24 - -
Sunset
- 11:52 - - 11:53 - - 11:54 - - 11:57 - - 11:58 - - 11:59 - - 12:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -

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
SHIP3602
27 km SW
-m alt.
3 hours ago
0.6° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the N
(15 kph at 350).
BaseArturoPrat
302 km NE
5m alt.
39 minutes ago
0.9° C
State of sky unchanged.
31
Fresh winds from the W
(31 kph at 270).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Marambio Base
326 km E
198m alt.
39 minutes ago
-0.2° C
moderate snow
Clouds dissolving.
46
Strong winds from the WSW
(46 kph at 250).
35 km
Mid: scattered
Esperanza Base
344 km ENE
13m alt.
39 minutes ago
1.9° C
moderate snow
Snow
30
Fresh winds from the W
(30 kph at 270).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Teniente R Marsh
352 km NE
45m alt.
39 minutes ago
1° C
cloudy
Mist dry and cloudy.
43
Strong winds from the WNW
(43 kph at 300).
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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