Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Wed night, min -22°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Thu night, light winds from the ESE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Mon afternoon, min -23°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Tue afternoon, min -24°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Thu night, light winds from the E by Fri night).

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Fri
29
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 AM
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heavy snow
snow showers
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heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
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heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
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Wind km/h
45 S45
35 SSE35
40 SE40
35 SE35
50 SE50
40 SE40
30 SSE30
25 SE25
15 ESE15
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
20 S20
30 SSE30
25 S25
15 S15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
30 SE30
30 SE30
35 SE35
40 SE40
45 ESE45
35 ESE35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 13 4 13 18 8 24 63 27 30 55 20 10 16 3 2 16 11 16 31 7 12 40 24 20 40 19
High °C
-18 -17 -18 -18 -19 -21 -21 -21 -22 -22 -23 -23 -22 -22 -22 -20 -20 -21 -20 -20 -20 -20 -20 -21 -20 -21 -21
Low °C
-19 -18 -18 -19 -20 -21 -21 -22 -22 -22 -23 -23 -22 -22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -20 -21 -21 -20 -21 -21 -21 -21 -21
Chill °C
-32 -29 -31 -31 -33 -35 -34 -32 -32 -35 -36 -34 -35 -34 -35 -30 -30 -31 -31 -29 -33 -32 -32 -35 -34 -35 -35
Freezing level m
2700 2950 2700 2650 2300 2200 2350 2200 2100 2200 2200 2100 2350 2350 2250 2400 2200 2150 2350 2250 2250 2450 2350 2200 2350 2350 2200
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Sunrise
- - 3:55 - - 3:55 - - 3:55 - - 3:56 - - 3:57 - - 3:57 - - 3:58 - - 3:59 - - 4:01
Sunset
0:15 - - 0:16 - - 0:16 - - 0:16 - - 0:16 - - 0:16 - - 0:15 - - 0:15 - - 0:14 - -

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
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
23.3° C
-
13
Light winds from the W
(13 kph at 280).
36 km
Mid: clear
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
23.3° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
22 minutes ago
17° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SE
(13 kph at 130).
40 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
1 hour ago
23° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 164).
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
1 hour ago
22° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 61).

* 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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