Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue morning, min -3°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 2mm) on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -8°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
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
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
20 S20
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
10 S10
10 E10
15 SE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
10 SSE10
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
30 SSE30
25 S25
15 S15
15 S15
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 S15
5 S5
5 ESE5
10 SE10
15 S15
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
3 5 5 8 8 5 6 7 - 3 14 7 4 2 - - 3 - 2 9 3 9 9 1 - 1 5
High °C
-2 0 -1 -1 -2 -1 -1 0 2 1 0 -1 -1 2 3 2 0 -1 -1 -2 -2 0 1 2 2 0 -2
Low °C
-3 -2 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 -1 1 1 -1 -2 -2 -2 2 0 -1 -2 -2 -3 -3 0 1 1 1 -3 -2
Chill °C
-8 -5 -7 -7 -7 -5 -5 0 -1 -3 -5 -7 -7 0 3 -1 -5 -7 -6 -7 -6 -4 -3 1 2 -3 -7
Freezing level m
1100 1400 1350 1400 1250 1300 1350 1400 1650 1600 1500 1300 1300 1350 1900 1750 1550 1250 1300 1100 1100 1500 1650 1700 1750 1350 1200
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Sunrise
- - 9:07 - - 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32
Sunset
6:30 - - 6:27 - - 6:23 - - 6:21 - - 6:16 - - 6:14 - - 6:10 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount McKinley. 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 Alaska United States.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Chulitna Airport
63 km ESE
381m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
clear
Fog -.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1 km
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
3.9° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the NNE
(7 kph at 30).
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
0.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
4.4° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
7
Light winds from the S
(7 kph at 170).
16 km
Low: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
3 hours ago
2° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
8 km
Low: few
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 McKinley and within an acceptable time window.

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