Mount Kaplan
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Thu night, min -34°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the E on Wed night, calm by Fri morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Sat morning, min -34°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Thu afternoon, min -34°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Tue morning, strong winds from the ESE by Fri morning).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
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
clear
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
10 NE10
15 ENE15
30 ENE30
25 SE25
10 ESE10
20 E20
10 ESE10
5 SSE5
10 SSW10
5 SSW5
5 SW5
5 NW5
5 NW5
10 W10
10 W10
10 WNW10
10 W10
5 W5
5 E5
5 ESE5
5 SE5
10 SE10
10 E10
20 E20
35 ENE35
30 E30
40 ESE40
clear light snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear some clouds mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 2 6 1 1 11 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 8 9 15
High °C
-33 -31 -30 -31 -30 -28 -29 -29 -30 -30 -30 -31 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -34 -33 -33 -32 -31 -30 -26 -25 -23 -23
Low °C
-34 -32 -31 -33 -32 -29 -29 -30 -31 -30 -31 -32 -32 -33 -34 -33 -34 -34 -33 -33 -34 -32 -30 -29 -26 -24 -23
Chill °C
-44 -45 -45 -46 -43 -41 -37 -29 -38 -37 -36 -31 -39 -42 -41 -41 -42 -41 -39 -40 -40 -39 -39 -41 -39 -37 -36
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 0 100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-37-35-34-36-35-33-33-34-34-34-34-35-36-37-37-37-37-38-37-37-37-35-34-31-30-28-28-33-31-30-31-30-28-29-29-30-30-30-31-32-32-33-33-33-34-33-33-32-31-30-26-25-23-23-27-24-23-25-24-21-22-23-25-24-24-26-26-26-28-27-28-28-27-27-26-25-24-19-18-16-15-20-18-17-19-18-15-16-17-19-18-18-20-19-20-21-21-21-22-20-20-20-19-18-12-12-10-8
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 3500 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
Minna Bluff
683 km NW
920m alt.
3 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Linda
684 km NW
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-26.8° C
-
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 240).
Amundsen-Scott
727 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (20 kph from 20 degs) was rejected
.
1.6 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Williams Field
758 km NW
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-21° C
light snow
Light snow.
20
Moderate winds from the NNE
(20 kph at 30).
Low: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
761 km NW
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-20.8° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
20
Moderate winds from the NNE
(20 kph at 30).
31 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.