Mount McKinley weather
– Lat/Long: 63.07° N 151.00° W

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 8am Fri 15 Jan Local Time
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Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Sat afternoon, min -28°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Fri morning, near gales from the SSW by Sun night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Wed night, min -29°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon afternoon, near gales from the WSW by Tue morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Fri morning, min -31°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Fri night, stormy winds from the WNW by Sat night).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Mon night, min -30°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Sun morning, moderate winds from the WNW by Tue night).

Friday
15
Saturday
16
Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 S15
20 SSE20
45 SW45
25 S25
20 SSE20
25 SE25
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
60 SSW60
35 SSE35
15 ESE15
20 WSW20
50 WSW50
45 SW45
40 SSW40
25 SW25
35 W35
35 WSW35
45 SSW45
50 SSW50
45 SW45
50 SW50
50 S50
35 SSW35
45 WNW45
65 WSW65
70 WNW70
90 NW90
80 NW80
60 NW60
55 NW55
40 WNW40
45 WSW45
50 SW50
25 WSW25
30 NW30
light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - 1 6 10 5 4 4 - - 4 2 - 1 3 3 1 4 12 8 - 2 - - - - - - 4 5 2 -
High °C
-25 -27 -24 -22 -21 -22 -26 -26 -24 -23 -25 -28 -27 -25 -25 -26 -22 -20 -21 -21 -20 -19 -19 -23 -25 -26 -30 -29 -27 -20 -17 -14 -13 -20 -24 -23
Low °C
-26 -28 -27 -23 -22 -25 -26 -26 -27 -25 -27 -29 -29 -26 -27 -27 -25 -21 -21 -22 -21 -19 -21 -27 -25 -30 -31 -30 -28 -26 -19 -16 -17 -22 -26 -27
Chill °C
-36 -39 -38 -34 -32 -32 -39 -39 -39 -37 -35 -38 -46 -40 -41 -42 -36 -34 -36 -37 -35 -34 -34 -38 -42 -45 -50 -51 -47 -36 -31 -26 -24 -35 -37 -42
Freezing level m
350 100 200 500 900 900 950 1000 400 750 650 0 0 150 550 450 200 750 750 800 900 1350 1450 400 0 250 0 0 0 0 800 1500 1700 800 350 0
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
-35-37-35-33-32-33-39-40-34-34-38-39-37-36-36-37-34-31-30-31-31-30-30-35-37-37-39-38-37-28-25-23-21-30-34-31-31-33-30-29-28-28-34-34-30-30-33-35-33-31-32-33-29-26-26-27-27-25-26-30-32-33-35-35-33-25-22-19-18-26-30-28-25-27-24-22-21-22-26-26-24-23-25-28-27-25-25-26-22-20-21-21-20-19-19-23-25-26-30-29-27-20-17-14-13-20-24-23-19-21-18-16-15-15-17-18-17-17-18-22-20-18-18-19-16-13-15-15-14-12-13-17-18-20-24-23-22-15-12-9-8-14-19-18-13-14-13-10-8-9-10-10-11-10-11-15-14-12-12-13-11-8-9-10-8-6-7-10-12-14-19-18-17-11-7-4-3-8-13-14-7-8-7-4-2-3-3-3-5-5-5-9-9-7-6-7-7-4-5-5-310-4-8-8-13-13-13-7-222-4-8-11-1-2-124333121-3-3-110-12223763-2-2-7-7-604882-1-4
Sunrise
10:18 - - 10:15 - - 10:14 - - 10:11 - - 10:08 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:02 - - 9:59 - - 9:56 - - 9:53 - - 9:52 - -
Sunset
- 4:08 - - 4:12 - - 4:15 - - 4:16 - - 4:20 - - 4:22 - - 4:25 - - 4:29 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:37 - - 4:42 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun nightExtremely cold (max -21°C on Sat afternoon, min -28°C on Fri afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Fri morning, near gales from the SSW by Sun night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morningExtremely cold (max -20°C on Wed night, min -29°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon afternoon, near gales from the WSW by Tue morning).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -19°C on Fri morning, min -31°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Fri night, stormy winds from the WNW by Sat night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 4500 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
-5° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
5 km
Mid: overcast
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
-2.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
36 km
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.2° 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
-10.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
Wind obs. (6 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-15.0° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
Wind obs. (6 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 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.

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