Mount Kaplan
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Wed morning, min -42°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -41°C on Sat morning, min -45°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount Kaplan Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Extremely cold (max -40°C on Thu morning, min -46°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Wed night).

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
5 N5
5 NNE5
5 ESE5
10 SE10
10 ESE10
15 SE15
25 SSE25
20 SSE20
10 ENE10
10 SSW10
15 SW15
20 S20
10 S10
10 SSW10
10 S10
10 S10
10 SSW10
5 WSW5
0 WSW0
0 ENE0
5 ENE5
20 E20
25 ESE25
30 E30
30 E30
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 3 1 1 1
High °C
-38 -39 -39 -39 -40 -40 -42 -42 -40 -41 -43 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44 -43 -44 -43 -41 -41 -41 -40 -41 -42
Low °C
-38 -39 -39 -39 -40 -41 -42 -42 -41 -42 -44 -45 -44 -45 -45 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44 -41 -41 -41 -41 -42 -44
Chill °C
-45 -39 -39 -51 -51 -52 -60 -57 -52 -53 -57 -60 -57 -56 -57 -56 -54 -53 -43 -44 -52 -58 -59 -60 -58 -58 -60
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
-38-39-39-39-40-40-42-42-40-41-43-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-43-44-43-41-41-41-40-41-42-34-34-35-35-35-36-38-38-36-37-38-40-40-41-41-40-40-41-40-40-39-36-36-35-35-36-37-28-28-29-29-29-31-33-34-29-30-32-35-35-36-37-36-36-36-35-35-33-29-28-28-28-29-30-22-22-22-23-23-25-27-28-23-24-26-28-29-29-30-29-29-30-29-29-27-23-21-22-22-23-24
Sunrise
6:56 - - 6:39 - - 6:22 - - 6:05 - - 5:50 - - 5:33 - - 5:16 - - 4:58 - - 4:41 - -
Sunset
- 5:36 - - 5:52 - - 6:08 - - 6:24 - - 6:40 - - 6:57 - - 7:14 - - 7:30 - - 7:49 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Kaplan at the specific elevation of 4230 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
-67° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
15
Light winds from the E
(15 kph at 90).
Mid: few
Amundsen-Scott
727 km S
2835m alt.
2 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (15 kph from 90 degs) was rejected
.
4.8 km
Mid: clear
Williams Field
758 km NW
8m alt.
2 hours ago
-15° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
24
Moderate winds from the NE
(24 kph at 50).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
761 km NW
34m alt.
2 hours ago
-14.9° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the NE
(24 kph at 50).
31 km
Mid: overcast
Cape Ross
899 km NW
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-16.6° C
-
43
Strong winds from the SE
(43 kph at 180).

* 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.