Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Wed morning, min -26°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, gales from the W by Fri morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -24°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Sun night, moderate winds from the S by Mon night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Tue morning, min -28°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.

Tuesday
29
Wednesday
30
Thursday
31
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snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
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Wind km/h
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SSW25
15 SSW15
15 SW15
15 SW15
55 W55
65 W65
60 WSW60
45 WSW45
45 SW45
50 SW50
55 SSW55
50 SSW50
70 SSW70
50 SSW50
45 S45
35 SSE35
35 SSW35
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
30 S30
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
4 3 15 5 3 4 1 - - - 4 11 9 5 13 1 3 19 16 6 1 3 1 1 2 5 10
High °C
-19 -23 -24 -25 -25 -25 -24 -23 -19 -17 -16 -13 -13 -13 -16 -18 -19 -21 -24 -24 -25 -25 -25 -24 -25 -25 -27
Low °C
-20 -24 -24 -25 -25 -26 -25 -24 -22 -18 -17 -16 -14 -14 -19 -19 -20 -24 -24 -24 -25 -25 -25 -25 -25 -26 -28
Chill °C
-31 -35 -34 -35 -35 -34 -43 -41 -35 -31 -30 -26 -26 -26 -30 -33 -34 -35 -39 -37 -37 -37 -38 -36 -37 -39 -41
Freezing level m
1350 950 950 950 950 550 300 0 450 1000 1150 1100 1900 2250 1400 1550 1600 1250 1150 1200 1000 1000 950 900 850 850 450
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Sunrise
9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:34 - - 9:37 - -
Sunset
- 6:21 - - 6:16 - - 6:14 - - 6:10 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:01 - - 5:59 - - 5:55 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed nightExtremely cold (max -19°C on Wed morning, min -26°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, gales from the W by Fri morning).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightExtremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -24°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Sun night, moderate winds from the S by Mon night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morningExtremely cold (max -24°C on Tue morning, min -28°C on Thu night)Mainly fresh winds.

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
Chulitna Airport
63 km ESE
381m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
24 km
Low: broken
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
59 minutes ago
8.9° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
16 km
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
56 minutes ago
2.2° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
Wind obs. (9 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
56 minutes ago
6.7° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
15
Light winds from the S
(15 kph at 170).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
56 minutes ago
2° C
light snow
Light snow.
13
Light winds from the SE
(13 kph at 140).
6 km
Low: 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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Mount McKinley and within an acceptable time window.

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