Mount McKinley weather
– Lat/Long: 63.07° N 151.00° W

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 8am Sun 17 Jan Local Time
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Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Mon morning, min -35°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Sun night, light winds from the SE by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Thu night, min -34°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Wed morning, gales from the SSE by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -35°C on Sat morning, min -39°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Wed night, min -41°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Tue night, light winds from the NW by Thu night).

Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
25 SE25
25 S25
50 SW50
55 SSE55
45 SE45
15 SE15
30 W30
60 W60
40 SSW40
40 SSE40
55 WNW55
40 WSW40
45 SW45
55 SSW55
45 SSW45
55 SSW55
60 S60
70 SSE70
35 SSE35
30 SE30
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
20 SSE20
10 SE10
15 N15
30 NNW30
30 NW30
30 NW30
45 NNW45
55 NW55
45 NW45
40 NW40
30 NNW30
25 NNW25
25 NW25
15 NW15
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
3 5 8 1 5 1 1 - 1 1 2 1 1 2 4 3 9 7 2 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-33 -34 -31 -28 -33 -33 -33 -33 -31 -33 -31 -28 -28 -28 -27 -28 -27 -29 -35 -36 -37 -37 -37 -38 -39 -39 -39 -40 -40 -40 -39 -39 -38 -39 -39 -40
Low °C
-34 -35 -35 -29 -33 -34 -34 -34 -33 -34 -32 -30 -28 -28 -28 -28 -28 -34 -36 -36 -37 -37 -38 -39 -39 -39 -39 -40 -40 -40 -39 -39 -39 -39 -40 -41
Chill °C
-49 -49 -50 -47 -52 -46 -51 -53 -49 -50 -50 -45 -45 -47 -44 -47 -46 -50 -53 -53 -55 -56 -53 -52 -53 -58 -58 -59 -62 -63 -61 -60 -57 -55 -56 -55
Freezing level m
900 1000 400 750 750 700 150 100 400 500 500 350 600 700 800 1200 1400 850 200 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
10:14 - - 10:11 - - 10:08 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:02 - - 9:59 - - 9:56 - - 9:53 - - 9:52 - - 9:48 - - 9:45 - -
Sunset
- 4:15 - - 4:16 - - 4:20 - - 4:22 - - 4:25 - - 4:29 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:37 - - 4:42 - - 4:45 - - 4:47 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightExtremely cold (max -28°C on Mon morning, min -35°C on Sun afternoon)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Sun night, light winds from the SE by Mon night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -27°C on Thu night, min -34°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Wed morning, gales from the SSE by Fri night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoonExtremely cold (max -35°C on Sat morning, min -39°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

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
-1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
2.2° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 340).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-13.3° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
1.7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
Wind obs. (6 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: broken
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
1 hour ago
-1° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
5 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.

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