Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat morning will be washed away by heavy rain (total 64mm) on Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sat night, min 2°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Mon afternoon, min 3°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 3mm) on Wed night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu morning, min -1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Sat
27
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light snow
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moderate rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
rain showers
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partially cloudy
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rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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snow showers
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Wind km/h
0 SSE0
10 NE10
5 E5
5 SSW5
10 SSE10
20 S20
15 SSE15
25 SE25
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
10 S10
5 SW5
5 NNW5
5 NE5
0 SE0
5 S5
10 S10
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
10 S10
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
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Rain
Rain mm
3 3 6 11 2 3 12 12 12 8 7 8 8 1 - - - 2 4 - - - - - - - 1
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 2 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 5 2 -
High °C
5 6 6 4 3 3 7 7 6 5 5 6 5 6 6 5 5 5 3 4 3 1 0 1 2 2 3
Low °C
3 5 4 2 2 2 3 7 5 4 5 5 5 5 6 4 4 4 3 3 2 -1 -1 0 0 1 2
Chill °C
3 4 6 4 0 -1 4 3 2 0 3 5 5 6 6 4 3 3 1 3 1 -2 -3 -2 -1 -2 1
Freezing level m
1050 1500 1400 950 800 1000 1400 1500 1450 1250 1250 1400 1250 1350 1500 1150 1100 1200 1000 1000 1000 550 400 600 700 650 900
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Sunrise
- 9:02 - - 9:04 - - 9:07 - - 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 -
Sunset
- - 6:34 - - 6:30 - - 6:27 - - 6:23 - - 6:21 - - 6:16 - - 6:14 - - 6:10 - - 6:07

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
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
6.1° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the N
(11 kph at 360).
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.6° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.8° C
clear
Clear
6
Light winds from the SSW
(6 kph at 210).
16 km
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 54).
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 338).

* 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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