Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Tue morning, min -24°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. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Sat afternoon, min -23°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri afternoon, stormy winds from the S by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Mon morning, min -25°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue night, severe gales from the SW by Thu afternoon).

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
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
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
15 WSW15
20 W20
15 SW15
10 S10
10 SSW10
5 SE5
10 ENE10
5 ENE5
5 ENE5
10 ENE10
5 NE5
15 SSW15
40 SW40
60 SSW60
95 S95
35 S35
45 SSE45
25 SSW25
45 W45
45 WSW45
40 SW40
40 SSW40
35 SSW35
40 SW40
40 SW40
80 SW80
80 SW80
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
22 28 55 20 19 34 7 10 24 13 16 13 - 16 68 20 30 57 20 21 52 23 25 45 26 25 64
High °C
-22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -23 -23 -23 -23 -21 -20 -17 -15 -15 -18 -18 -19 -16 -16 -16 -18 -21 -21 -18 -17 -17
Low °C
-22 -22 -23 -22 -22 -23 -23 -23 -24 -23 -22 -21 -19 -16 -18 -19 -19 -20 -17 -16 -18 -20 -21 -22 -21 -17 -18
Chill °C
-31 -33 -32 -30 -30 -27 -31 -28 -29 -31 -21 -29 -32 -30 -30 -31 -32 -32 -29 -29 -29 -32 -35 -34 -35 -34 -34
Freezing level m
2050 2200 1950 1950 2100 1950 1800 1950 1850 1800 2000 2050 2100 2300 2650 2600 2500 2200 2300 2350 2300 2100 2100 2050 2200 2250 2550
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:58 - - 6:01 - - 6:03 - - 6:07 - - 6:09 - - 6:13 - - 6:16 - - 6:18 - - 6:20 - -
Sunset
- 10:15 - - 10:12 - - 10:08 - - 10:06 - - 10:02 - - 9:59 - - 9:55 - - 9:52 - - 9:49 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 5500 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
9° C
light rain
Light rain .
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
1 km
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
10.6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
13
Light winds from the S
(13 kph at 170).
16 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
10° C
light rain
Light rain .
7
Light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 008 to 016 degs)
(7 kph at 210).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
10.0° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: few
Mid: broken
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
light rain
Light rain .
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
5 km
Mid: broken
High: 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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