Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -12°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -9°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 16mm) on Tue afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -5°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
29
Tuesday
30
Wednesday
1
Thu
2
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light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
light rain
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
0 WSW0
0 SW0
0 S0
5 ESE5
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 ENE5
0 SSE0
5 ENE5
5 ENE5
0 SSW0
0 W0
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
0 NNW0
0 SSW0
5 S5
15 S15
10 SSW10
10 S10
15 S15
15 S15
5 SW5
5 NNE5
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
10 WNW10
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
3 3 - 2 - - 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 1 - 4 4
High °C
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Low °C
-10 -12 -10 -9 -12 -8 -6 -8 -6 -6 -9 -6 -4 -7 -3 -1 -3 1 2 1 5 4 0 1 3 1 0
Chill °C
-10 -11 -10 -9 -13 -7 -8 -12 -6 -5 -10 -5 -4 -6 -2 -1 -4 -1 0 0 2 2 0 1 3 0 -2
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Sunrise
- - 6:05 - - 6:03 - - 6:00 - - 5:56 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:47 - - 5:43 - - 5:39
Sunset
9:55 - - 9:59 - - 10:01 - - 10:05 - - 10:07 - - 10:10 - - 10:14 - - 10:16 - - 10:20 - -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -12°C on Tue night)Wind will be generally light

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -9°C on Fri night)Wind will be generally light

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 16mm) on Tue afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -5°C on Thu night)Wind will be generally light

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
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
4.4° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 220).
16 km
Low: few
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
1.1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SSW
(13 kph at 210).
16 km
Low: broken
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the N
(11 kph at 360).
14 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
32 km
Low: few
Mid: broken
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 344).

* 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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