Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 3am Fri 18 Sep Local Time
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Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Sun night, min -30°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Tue afternoon, min -27°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sat night, min -28°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the S on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the S by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Sun morning, min -29°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SE by Tue afternoon).

Thursday
24
Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
28
Tuesday
29
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Wind km/h
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35 NE35
20 E20
15 SSE15
10 SE10
10 E10
35 ESE35
35 SE35
30 ESE30
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Snow cm
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C
-44 -46 -44 -43 -42 -39 -44 -42 -43 -44 -43 -41 -37 -32 -28 -30 -33 -35 -41 -41 -42 -44 -44 -44 -40 -39 -37 -35 -37 -36 -37 -35 -36 -40 -42 -40
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Sunrise
7:37 - - 7:41 - - 7:43 - - 7:46 - - 7:48 - - 7:52 - - 7:54 - - 7:56 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:04 - - 8:07 - -
Sunset
- 8:15 - - 8:12 - - 8:07 - - 8:05 - - 8:00 - - 7:58 - - 7:54 - - 7:51 - - 7:47 - - 7:44 - - 7:40 - - 7:37 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningExtremely cold (max -27°C on Sun night, min -30°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SW by Sat night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -23°C on Tue afternoon, min -27°C on Mon morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -23°C on Sat night, min -28°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the S on Fri afternoon, moderate winds from the S by Sat 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
TalkeetnaStateArp
96 km SSE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
7.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
34 km
Mid: overcast
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
8.9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 140).
16 km
Low: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
7.8° C
light rain
Light rain .
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Nikolai
169 km WSW
126m alt.
56 minutes ago
7.8° C
light rain
Light rain .
15
Light winds from the SSW
(15 kph at 200).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Wasilla Airport
184 km SSE
107m alt.
1 hour ago
7.8° C
light rain
Light rain .
19
Light winds from the ENE
(19 kph at 60).
16 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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