Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Sun afternoon, min -25°C on Mon night). Mainly strong winds.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Sat morning, min -29°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Wed morning, light winds from the SW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Sat afternoon, min -24°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
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
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SW15
15 SW15
20 WSW20
10 SW10
15 SSW15
15 S15
20 S20
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
15 S15
10 SSW10
10 SSE10
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
1 7 30 3 1 - 1 1 6 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1 4 2 - - - -
High °C
-21 -19 -19 -21 -22 -24 -24 -23 -23 -26 -28 -28 -28 -29 -29 -28 -28 -25 -23 -21 -21 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22
Low °C
-21 -20 -20 -21 -23 -25 -24 -23 -25 -27 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -28 -27 -24 -21 -22 -22 -22 -23 -22 -22 -23
Chill °C
-32 -32 -32 -35 -37 -39 -38 -38 -38 -42 -43 -40 -40 -40 -40 -39 -39 -34 -32 -30 -31 -33 -32 -32 -31 -30 -29
Freezing level m
50 250 450 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 200 50 0 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:38 - - 10:40 - - 10:41 - - 10:41 - - 10:41 - - 10:41 - - 10:41 - -
Sunset
- 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:23 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 3500 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
-8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
15
Light winds from the N
(15 kph at 10).
16 km
Low: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
-8.3° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-22.8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: broken
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-23.3° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
3 hours ago
-16° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
40 km
Low: broken

* 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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