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 -39°C on Tue night, min -46°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Wed morning, near gales from the SSE by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Sat night, min -42°C on Fri night). Mainly severe gales.

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morning. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Thu night, min -38°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Tue night, strong winds from the WNW by Thu night).

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thu
20
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
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
35 E35
10 ESE10
25 SE25
60 SSE60
35 SSE35
15 S15
30 SW30
35 SSW35
25 S25
55 SSW55
80 SW80
65 S65
50 SSE50
45 SSE45
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
35 SSW35
45 S45
30 SSE30
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
35 ESE35
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
9 3 3 3 1 2 3 - - 5 6 3 9 18 21 39 14 4 2 2 2 8 9 4 5 5 9
High °C
-39 -43 -43 -43 -44 -44 -45 -45 -44 -40 -36 -34 -33 -34 -34 -33 -33 -33 -33 -34 -35 -36 -36 -37 -37 -37 -35
Low °C
-43 -43 -43 -44 -44 -44 -46 -46 -45 -42 -37 -34 -35 -34 -34 -35 -33 -34 -34 -34 -35 -36 -36 -37 -38 -37 -36
Chill °C
-60 -55 -61 -67 -65 -60 -63 -63 -62 -65 -61 -56 -54 -54 -52 -50 -51 -52 -51 -50 -50 -49 -54 -54 -55 -52 -50
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 300 750 1000 900 700 300 300 500 350 100 450 300 0 200 400
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Sunrise
- 10:30 - - 10:33 - - 10:33 - - 10:36 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:38 - - 10:40 - - 10:41 -
Sunset
- - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:21 - - 3:22

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
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.8° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
3 km
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-14.4° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-13.9° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Low: overcast
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
2 hours ago
-4° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 236).
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
1 hour ago
-3° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 158).

* 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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