Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 3pm Thu 24 Sep Local Time
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Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Sun morning, min -20°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Tue night, min -20°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, near gales from the SSE by Wed morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri morning, min -18°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Wed night, fresh winds from the SE by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -20°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the S on Sat afternoon, calm by Sun night).

Wednesday
30
Thursday
1
Friday
2
Saturday
3
Sunday
4
Monday
5
Tue
6
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 AM
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 S10
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
15 SSW15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
10 E10
15 ENE15
10 NE10
5 W5
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
30 SW30
30 SSE30
55 SSE55
60 SE60
45 SSE45
50 SSW50
40 S40
35 SSE35
45 SSE45
45 SE45
35 SE35
45 ESE45
45 S45
25 SE25
20 ESE20
20 E20
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
20 S20
20 SSE20
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
2 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1 7 1 - 12 7 21 12 2 - - - - - 1 1 - - - - 2 1 5 -
High °C
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Low °C
-19 -19 -20 -19 -20 -20 -20 -20 -18 -17 -18 -19 -19 -20 -20 -17 -14 -11 -13 -18 -18 -16 -13 -10 -10 -12 -15 -17 -14 -15 -14 -16 -17 -18 -20 -20
Chill °C
-26 -25 -27 -28 -28 -28 -28 -18 -25 -24 -25 -22 -26 -28 -26 -29 -22 -23 -26 -30 -31 -26 -21 -20 -21 -21 -26 -28 -22 -22 -23 -20 -24 -26 -27 -31
Freezing level m
1650 1450 1500 1700 1500 1700 1800 1550 1450 1850 1400 1250 1500 1350 1250 1550 2400 2700 2650 1800 1600 1650 2250 3150 2900 2500 2150 1600 2050 1850 2150 1800 1500 1650 1550 1650
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 7:56 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:04 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:14 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:26
Sunset
7:54 - - 7:51 - - 7:47 - - 7:44 - - 7:40 - - 7:37 - - 7:34 - - 7:30 - - 7:27 - - 7:23 - - 7:21 - - 7:16 - -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -17°C on Sun morning, min -20°C on Fri morning)Wind will be generally light.

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightExtremely cold (max -11°C on Tue night, min -20°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, near gales from the SSE by Wed morning).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri morning, min -18°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Wed night, fresh winds from the SE by Fri 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
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
2 hours ago
12.2° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
Wind obs. (6 kph from 340 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
2 hours ago
6.1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
2 hours ago
2.2° C
light rain
Light rain .
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 10).
16 km
Low: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
2 hours ago
n/a° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
32 km
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Nikolai
169 km WSW
126m alt.
2 hours ago
6.7° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
7
Light winds from the NE
(7 kph at 40).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast

* 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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