Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Wed afternoon, min -32°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the S by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Sat morning, min -38°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the SW by Sun night).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Tue afternoon, min -35°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu night).

Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
50 WSW50
50 SSW50
65 S65
30 SE30
15 E15
20 E20
20 SW20
10 WSW10
20 SW20
35 SW35
30 SSW30
30 SSE30
10 SSE10
10 NW10
30 WSW30
25 W25
20 W20
25 NW25
50 WNW50
75 W75
45 SSW45
50 SSW50
35 SSE35
35 SSW35
20 SSW20
20 SSE20
10 SE10
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- 5 4 2 6 3 1 1 1 - - 2 3 3 - - - - - - 1 - 4 7 3 - -
High °C
-26 -25 -26 -27 -29 -31 -32 -31 -28 -29 -30 -30 -33 -35 -36 -37 -37 -34 -31 -29 -30 -30 -31 -31 -33 -34 -34
Low °C
-26 -26 -27 -28 -30 -32 -32 -31 -30 -30 -30 -32 -34 -35 -37 -37 -38 -38 -32 -29 -32 -31 -31 -33 -33 -34 -35
Chill °C
-43 -46 -47 -42 -40 -45 -45 -41 -43 -45 -46 -46 -41 -46 -52 -54 -52 -53 -52 -50 -50 -49 -48 -45 -47 -48 -44
Freezing level m
900 1100 1050 1100 1000 900 950 1150 1150 600 550 300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 350 800 650 400 300 200
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Sunrise
9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:34 - - 9:37 - - 9:41 - -
Sunset
- 4:17 - - 4:15 - - 4:12 - - 4:09 - - 4:07 - - 4:04 - - 4:01 - - 4:00 - - 3:56 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoonExtremely cold (max -25°C on Wed afternoon, min -32°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the S by Fri afternoon).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morningExtremely cold (max -29°C on Sat morning, min -38°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the SW by Sun night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoonExtremely cold (max -29°C on Tue afternoon, min -35°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu 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.
2 hours ago
-5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the WNW
(7 kph at 300).
24 km
Low: broken
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
2 hours ago
2.8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
13
Light winds from the NNE
(13 kph at 20).
16 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
2 hours ago
-13.3° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 1).
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
2 hours ago
-16.1° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Low: few
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
2 hours ago
-5° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
24 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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Mount McKinley and within an acceptable time window.

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