Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -4°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 164mm) on Sun night. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Tue morning, min 2°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun night, light winds from the SE by Wed morning).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -2°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 SW10
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 SW10
5 SW5
5 SW5
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
10 S10
10 S10
10 SSW10
10 SSE10
15 S15
15 SSE15
5 SE5
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
10 S10
15 S15
15 S15
10 S10
10 SSW10
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - 8 31 40 6 7 7 10 13 35 7 - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
10 10 29 10 7 9 - - 3 4 - - - - - - - - 6 10 36 14 8 22 10 10 22
High °C
-3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -1 1 1 2 3 3 2 3 4 5 5 4 2 1 -1 -2 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2
Low °C
-4 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 0 0 2 3 2 2 3 3 4 5 3 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 -2
Chill °C
-6 -7 -7 -7 -6 -6 -3 1 -2 -2 -1 -2 -1 1 2 2 2 1 0 -4 -5 -6 -5 -5 -6 -5 -6
Freezing level m
1900 2050 2000 1950 2200 2200 2300 2500 2650 2750 3000 3000 2850 2950 3050 3250 3250 3100 2850 2650 2300 2200 2250 2300 2300 2250 2200
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Sunrise
6:03 - - 6:07 - - 6:09 - - 6:13 - - 6:16 - - 6:18 - - 6:20 - - 6:24 - - 6:26 - -
Sunset
- 10:08 - - 10:06 - - 10:02 - - 9:59 - - 9:55 - - 9:52 - - 9:49 - - 9:45 - - 9:43 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 2500 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.
2 hours ago
9° C
cloudy
Mist dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1 km
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
2 hours ago
10.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
13
Light winds from the S
(13 kph at 170).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
2 hours ago
5.0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
clear
Fog patches -.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
40 km
Low: few
Mid: scattered

* 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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