Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Mon night, min -33°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Mon night, moderate winds from the SSW by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sun morning, min -30°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri night, stormy winds from the SE by Sun afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Mon afternoon, min -32°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Mon night, moderate winds from the SSE by Tue night).

Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
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
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
80 SSE80
35 SSE35
55 S55
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
30 SSW30
25 S25
30 S30
25 SSW25
55 S55
40 SE40
40 ENE40
20 SW20
35 SW35
75 SW75
55 S55
40 SSE40
75 SE75
60 SE60
60 SSE60
55 SSE55
60 SE60
30 ESE30
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
35 ESE35
40 ESE40
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
93 18 13 37 26 19 25 9 10 4 3 11 33 12 7 24 4 5 10 13 6 12 6 12 10 2 4
High °C
-21 -27 -28 -31 -31 -31 -32 -33 -31 -25 -23 -25 -28 -28 -26 -22 -20 -21 -26 -28 -27 -27 -28 -30 -30 -30 -30
Low °C
-23 -27 -30 -31 -31 -31 -33 -33 -32 -30 -24 -26 -29 -28 -26 -24 -21 -23 -31 -30 -27 -27 -29 -30 -31 -30 -30
Chill °C
-39 -43 -47 -48 -46 -47 -48 -49 -44 -41 -38 -41 -36 -44 -46 -37 -35 -39 -47 -47 -46 -48 -43 -46 -45 -47 -47
Freezing level m
2100 1650 1600 1350 1350 1350 1150 1100 1200 1100 1700 1600 1150 900 1100 1650 1950 2000 1350 1400 1700 1600 1550 1450 1250 1300 1300
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 8:53 - - 8:56 - - 8:59 - - 9:02 - - 9:04 - - 9:07 - - 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 -
Sunset
- - 6:43 - - 6:39 - - 6:37 - - 6:34 - - 6:30 - - 6:27 - - 6:23 - - 6:21 - - 6:16

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
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
42 minutes ago
6.7° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 360).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
49 minutes ago
6.7° C
light rain
Light rain .
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 360).
13 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
46 minutes ago
5.0° C
light rain
Light rain .
Wind obs. (6 kph from 1 degs) was rejected
.
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
46 minutes ago
6.7° C
light rain
Light rain .
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
16 km
Low: overcast
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
light rain
Light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 335).

* 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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