Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Fri morning, min -33°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Sat morning, severe gales from the SW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Thu morning, min -34°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Wed morning).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Thu night, min -36°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the S on Sat night, moderate winds from the SSW by Sun night).

Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
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
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
75 W75
55 WSW55
55 SW55
25 SW25
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
40 SW40
65 WSW65
85 SW85
90 SSE90
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
40 WSW40
50 WSW50
75 WSW75
105 WSW105
75 WSW75
75 WNW75
75 NW75
60 WNW60
30 WSW30
65 SSW65
80 SSW80
70 SSW70
70 SW70
75 SSW75
110 S110
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
12 16 45 32 23 44 21 15 24 21 29 45 20 14 8 - 4 4 - - 10 49 38 43 22 21 39
High °C
-26 -26 -27 -31 -30 -31 -32 -30 -27 -29 -33 -33 -31 -29 -29 -28 -30 -26 -23 -20 -17 -17 -17 -18 -20 -21 -22
Low °C
-27 -26 -31 -31 -30 -31 -33 -31 -28 -33 -34 -33 -32 -30 -29 -29 -31 -30 -25 -21 -19 -17 -17 -23 -21 -21 -29
Chill °C
-45 -44 -47 -46 -48 -48 -52 -51 -49 -52 -51 -50 -50 -48 -49 -51 -52 -47 -41 -36 -32 -33 -34 -36 -38 -39 -42
Freezing level m
1700 1750 1750 1650 1650 1500 1450 1550 1550 1850 1500 1350 1300 1450 1150 1050 1250 800 1250 2200 2700 2850 2850 2500 2450 2500 2300
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
7:43 - - 7:47 - - 7:50 - - 7:52 - - 7:54 - - 7:58 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:06 - -
Sunset
- 8:07 - - 8:04 - - 8:00 - - 7:57 - - 7:53 - - 7:50 - - 7:46 - - 7:44 - - 7:39 -

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.
2 hours ago
10.0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 230).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
2 hours ago
8.9° C
light rain
Light rain .
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
2 hours ago
11.1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SE
(13 kph at 140).
16 km
Low: broken
Mid: broken
Puntilla Lake Airport
139 km SSW
558m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
clear
Mist -.
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 140).
2 km
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
3 hours ago
12° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 263).

* 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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