Mount Kaplan
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu night, min -27°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Wed night, calm by Sat morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sat afternoon, min -27°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Thu morning, min -26°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, fresh winds from the SE by Wed night).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Fri
26
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
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
Wind km/h
10 SE10
30 E30
20 SSE20
10 SSE10
15 SE15
10 SSE10
10 S10
10 SSW10
5 SSE5
5 SW5
0 N0
10 NNW10
5 WSW5
10 SW10
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
5 SSW5
5 ESE5
5 SSE5
5 S5
10 ESE10
10 ESE10
15 SSE15
30 ESE30
20 SE20
20 SE20
15 SE15
light snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 7 1 1 14 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 9 11 6 11 5
High °C
-24 -23 -25 -24 -20 -22 -24 -26 -23 -23 -24 -26 -26 -26 -25 -26 -26 -25 -25 -24 -22 -22 -17 -16 -16 -17 -16
Low °C
-26 -24 -26 -26 -22 -23 -25 -27 -25 -23 -25 -26 -27 -27 -26 -27 -27 -25 -25 -26 -23 -22 -22 -16 -17 -17 -16
Chill °C
-33 -35 -36 -33 -30 -30 -31 -34 -28 -28 -24 -33 -33 -31 -25 -31 -26 -25 -25 -29 -30 -30 -29 -28 -25 -27 -24
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 50 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-35-34-35-35-32-33-34-35-35-34-35-36-36-36-35-36-36-34-34-34-33-32-29-28-28-28-26-30-29-31-31-27-29-29-31-30-30-30-31-32-32-31-31-32-30-30-30-29-28-24-23-23-23-22-24-23-25-24-20-22-24-26-23-23-24-26-26-26-25-26-26-25-25-24-22-22-17-16-16-17-16-18-17-18-18-14-16-17-20-17-17-18-19-20-20-19-19-20-18-18-18-16-16-10-9-10-10-9
Sunrise
- - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00
Sunset
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Kaplan at the specific elevation of 2500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Kaplan. 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
Amundsen-Scott Airport
607 km S
2830m alt.
2 hours ago
-54° C
moderate snow
Blowing moderate snow.
31
Fresh winds from the N
(31 kph at 360).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Minna Bluff
683 km NW
920m alt.
2 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Amundsen-Scott
727 km S
2835m alt.
2 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (31 kph from 360 degs) was rejected
.
0.6 km
Mid: overcast
Williams Field
758 km NW
8m alt.
2 hours ago
-24° C
light snow
Light snow.
20
Moderate winds from the ENE
(20 kph at 70).
Low: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
761 km NW
34m alt.
2 hours ago
-23.8° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
20
Moderate winds from the ENE
(20 kph at 70).
26 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 Kaplan and within an acceptable time window.