Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue morning, min -15°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Becoming milder with heavy rain (total 21mm) on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy rain
moderate rain
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
10 S10
5 S5
15 SSE15
15 S15
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 SE15
20 SE20
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
15 S15
5 SE5
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 8 - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 4 7 3 1 3 3 1 1 - 2 2 2 3 8 - - 10 1 - - 1 1 8 4 4 8
High °C
-2 -4 -7 -8 -8 -9 -11 -12 -13 -10 -9 -9 -4 -1 2 3 3 2 -3 -2 -2 -4 -4 -2 -2 -1 -3
Low °C
-3 -5 -8 -8 -9 -11 -11 -14 -15 -11 -9 -10 -6 -3 -1 3 2 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -5 -2 -2 -3
Chill °C
-6 -9 -11 -12 -13 -13 -16 -18 -18 -16 -15 -16 -9 -5 -3 -1 -2 -3 -10 -5 -4 -6 -6 -8 -8 -7 -9
Freezing level m
100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 550 900 850 600 0 50 100 0 0 0 150 250 50
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Sunrise
10:30 - - 10:30 - - 10:33 - - 10:33 - - 10:36 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:38 - - 10:40 - -
Sunset
- 3:23 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 500 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.
55 minutes ago
-5° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1 km
Low: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
48 minutes ago
-2.8° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1 km
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
45 minutes ago
-13.3° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
13 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
45 minutes ago
-13.3° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
6 km
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
52 minutes ago
-9° C
light snow
Light snow.
Wind obs. (9 kph from 360 degs) was rejected
.
3 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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