Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 3pm Sat 26 Sep Local Time
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Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sun morning, min -28°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sat night, fresh winds from the SW by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Fri morning, min -24°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Tue afternoon, severe gales from the SE by Wed afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Fri afternoon, min -27°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Fri night, calm by Mon morning).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Mon afternoon, min -31°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Tue night).

Friday
2
Saturday
3
Sunday
4
Monday
5
Tuesday
6
Wednesday
7
Thu
8
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partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 S20
25 SSE25
15 E15
30 ENE30
15 N15
15 W15
35 WSW35
30 SW30
35 SW35
20 SSW20
45 S45
45 SSE45
75 SE75
55 SE55
55 SSE55
65 SSW65
55 SSW55
35 SSE35
45 ESE45
40 SE40
25 SSE25
25 SW25
25 ESE25
35 SE35
25 ENE25
15 ENE15
10 NNE10
10 NW10
15 NNW15
10 W10
25 WSW25
45 SW45
30 WSW30
15 W15
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 3 5 - 2 4 3 4 13 6 - - 1 7 7 - - - 2 - - - 1 2 5 7 - - - -
High °C
-27 -24 -23 -23 -24 -25 -26 -27 -26 -22 -17 -16 -19 -20 -23 -21 -17 -14 -15 -20 -24 -21 -20 -22 -23 -25 -27 -26 -26 -26 -26 -28 -31 -30 -30 -28
Low °C
-27 -28 -24 -24 -25 -26 -27 -28 -26 -24 -20 -18 -19 -23 -23 -22 -20 -15 -17 -23 -25 -21 -21 -22 -24 -27 -27 -26 -26 -26 -27 -31 -31 -31 -31 -29
Chill °C
-39 -31 -36 -36 -35 -35 -41 -42 -41 -36 -31 -29 -36 -37 -40 -37 -29 -26 -28 -36 -38 -33 -32 -36 -36 -37 -34 -33 -33 -35 -39 -45 -47 -41 -41 -42
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
- - 8:03 - - 8:04 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:14 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:26 - - 8:30 - - 8:33
Sunset
7:47 - - 7:44 - - 7:40 - - 7:37 - - 7:34 - - 7:30 - - 7:27 - - 7:23 - - 7:21 - - 7:16 - - 7:14 - - 7:10 - -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon nightExtremely cold (max -23°C on Sun morning, min -28°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sat night, fresh winds from the SW by Mon night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningExtremely cold (max -14°C on Fri morning, min -24°C on Tue afternoon)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Tue afternoon, severe gales from the SE by Wed afternoon).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morningExtremely cold (max -15°C on Fri afternoon, min -27°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Fri night, calm by Mon morning).

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
12° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
32 km
Low: broken
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
13.9° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: broken
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
6.1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
Wind obs. (6 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
11.7° C
clear
Clear
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
16 km
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 160).
24 km
Low: broken
Mid: broken

* 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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