Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -17°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Fri night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sat afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Thu afternoon, min -16°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Thu night, min -30°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sun
28
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 PM
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 S15
20 SSW20
35 SSW35
25 SSE25
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
10 ENE10
10 ESE10
20 S20
20 S20
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 ESE15
20 SE20
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
20 S20
20 SSW20
25 SW25
25 WSW25
30 W30
20 W20
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
26 11 6 15 15 20 25 14 9 5 - 3 20 9 10 16 2 1 7 6 14 32 16 11 8 1 -
High °C
-15 -16 -15 -13 -15 -15 -16 -16 -15 -14 -13 -14 -15 -15 -15 -15 -13 -12 -13 -15 -15 -16 -18 -18 -20 -26 -27
Low °C
-17 -17 -15 -15 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -14 -13 -15 -15 -15 -15 -16 -14 -13 -15 -15 -16 -18 -18 -19 -24 -26 -29
Chill °C
-20 -26 -27 -23 -26 -26 -26 -25 -22 -20 -19 -19 -21 -25 -24 -23 -21 -19 -22 -23 -23 -25 -28 -29 -31 -40 -40
Freezing level m
900 850 1100 1350 1350 1400 1200 1200 1350 1350 1550 1350 1200 1200 1250 1100 1250 1650 1200 1300 1250 850 600 650 0 0 0
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Sunrise
- 9:04 - - 9:07 - - 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 -
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 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
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
6.1° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 160).
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
50 minutes ago
5.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
13
Light winds from the S
(13 kph at 180).
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
47 minutes ago
0.0° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
5 km
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
47 minutes ago
0.6° C
light rain
Light rain .
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
2 hours ago
5° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 151).

* 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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