Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -37°C on Mon morning, min -43°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the WSW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Wed night, min -41°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSE on Wed night, fresh winds from the SSW by Thu afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Extremely cold (max -35°C on Sat night, min -44°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri night, extremely windy from the NW by Sat night).

Thursday
24
Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sun
27
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
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
45 W45
35 WNW35
50 WNW50
40 WNW40
65 W65
95 W95
95 WSW95
90 SW90
60 SW60
50 SSW50
70 SSW70
85 SSW85
75 SW75
80 SW80
105 SSW105
120 S120
40 SW40
40 SSW40
35 SSW35
45 SSW45
35 SW35
20 SW20
90 WNW90
105 WNW105
115 NW115
95 WNW95
65 WNW65
some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 2 9 7 11 23 6 8 32 10 11 19 8 8 14 1 - - - -
High °C
-38 -39 -39 -40 -42 -43 -38 -37 -37 -38 -39 -39 -37 -36 -32 -30 -41 -41 -40 -44 -43 -40 -38 -37 -35 -35 -35
Low °C
-39 -40 -39 -42 -42 -43 -42 -37 -37 -40 -40 -39 -40 -37 -34 -38 -41 -41 -44 -44 -44 -43 -38 -37 -37 -35 -36
Chill °C
-59 -59 -62 -62 -67 -72 -66 -64 -60 -60 -66 -66 -61 -61 -57 -55 -62 -62 -61 -67 -64 -65 -65 -65 -62 -61 -58
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 250 650 900 650 750 1000 1200 700 600 250 250 200 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
- 10:10 - - 10:07 - - 10:04 - - 10:02 - - 10:00 - - 9:57 - - 9:55 - - 9:52 - - 9:49 -
Sunset
- - 4:20 - - 4:22 - - 4:24 - - 4:28 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:37 - - 4:40 - - 4:44

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
-20.6° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
2 hours ago
-17.2° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
2 hours ago
-17.8° C
light snow
Light snow.
Wind obs. (13 kph from 10 degs) was rejected
.
14 km
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Willow
157 km SSE
71m alt.
1 hour ago
-21° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 55).
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
1 hour ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 342).

* 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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