Mount McKinley weather

Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Tue night, min -40°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Tue night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Fri night, min -38°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed night, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Sat night, min -28°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (gales from the WSW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the SW by Sun night).

Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
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snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
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cloudy
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snow showers
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light snow
light snow
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heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 WSW30
30 SSW30
20 SSW20
15 S15
10 WNW10
20 W20
25 SW25
35 SSW35
75 SW75
50 SSE50
55 SE55
10 SSE10
15 SW15
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
30 SW30
105 W105
95 WSW95
80 WSW80
90 WSW90
110 SW110
135 SW135
145 SW145
170 SSW170
160 SW160
135 WSW135
110 WSW110
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- 1 2 1 - - - - 2 2 - 7 1 - - - 2 3 2 2 22 15 22 39 - - -
High °C
-38 -38 -38 -40 -40 -40 -39 -35 -29 -30 -32 -36 -37 -38 -38 -35 -32 -28 -25 -24 -22 -22 -22 -22 -26 -26 -24
Low °C
-38 -38 -40 -40 -40 -40 -40 -38 -32 -31 -35 -37 -37 -38 -38 -37 -32 -32 -27 -25 -24 -22 -23 -24 -28 -28 -26
Chill °C
-56 -57 -54 -54 -52 -55 -58 -58 -46 -49 -52 -53 -50 -53 -52 -57 -57 -51 -44 -45 -44 -45 -45 -45 -52 -51 -45
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
9:04 - - 9:07 - - 9:11 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - -
Sunset
- 6:30 - - 6:27 - - 6:23 - - 6:21 - - 6:16 - - 6:14 - - 6:10 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 -

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount McKinley is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoonExtremely cold (max -29°C on Tue night, min -40°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Tue night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed nightExtremely cold (max -28°C on Fri night, min -38°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed night, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri night).

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightExtremely cold (max -22°C on Sat night, min -28°C on Mon morning)Winds increasing (gales from the WSW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the SW by Sun night).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount McKinley at the specific elevation of 6194 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
Talkeetna Airport
97 km SSE
109m alt.
1 hour ago
6.7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
16 km
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
1.1° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
4.4° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: broken
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 346).

* 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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