Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Tue morning, min -24°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Thu morning, min -27°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the SSW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Wed morning, min -30°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the N by Mon night).

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
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
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
10 SSW10
30 ESE30
25 ESE25
25 SSE25
30 S30
30 SSW30
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
10 SSW10
5 WSW5
10 SW10
15 SSW15
25 SSW25
45 SSW45
30 SSW30
20 WNW20
10 SW10
10 SW10
10 SW10
5 W5
20 N20
35 N35
30 N30
25 NNW25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
31 11 3 1 3 20 28 6 5 7 - - - - - 2 3 3 1 - - - - - - - -
High °C
-24 -23 -22 -19 -17 -20 -20 -23 -23 -20 -19 -19 -20 -21 -21 -22 -25 -27 -27 -28 -28 -29 -30 -30 -27 -25 -24
Low °C
-24 -24 -23 -22 -19 -20 -22 -23 -24 -22 -19 -19 -20 -21 -22 -25 -26 -27 -28 -28 -28 -30 -30 -30 -30 -26 -25
Chill °C
-35 -35 -32 -29 -29 -32 -32 -36 -36 -30 -29 -26 -20 -28 -31 -34 -41 -41 -39 -37 -37 -37 -36 -44 -43 -38 -37
Freezing level m
1200 1250 1400 1400 1900 1550 1350 950 1200 1100 1300 1450 950 950 950 450 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 250
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Sunrise
- 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:34 -
Sunset
- - 6:23 - - 6:21 - - 6:16 - - 6:14 - - 6:10 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:01 - - 5:59

Issued local time.

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
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
2 hours ago
2.8° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Mid: few
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
3.3° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.2° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
5.6° C
clear
Clear
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 1).
16 km
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
48 minutes ago
7° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 54).

* 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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