Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Sat afternoon, min -34°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Thu night, gales from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -34°C on Sun afternoon, min -38°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the WSW by Wed afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount McKinley Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -37°C on Sun morning, min -44°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Sat afternoon, gales from the NNW by Sun morning).

Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Sat
24
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 AM
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
45 WNW45
25 SW25
40 SSW40
60 SSW60
60 SSW60
55 SSW55
45 SW45
40 S40
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
15 E15
20 ENE20
10 NE10
10 E10
10 WSW10
20 WSW20
25 W25
15 SSW15
35 WSW35
35 WSW35
25 SW25
25 WSW25
40 SW40
40 SW40
40 SW40
30 SSW30
15 ESE15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 2 9 21 8 11 33 14 11 27 14 14 22 8 7 14 7 5 24 12 10 20 7 2 2 1
High °C
-31 -29 -30 -30 -30 -29 -27 -27 -34 -34 -35 -36 -37 -37 -38 -38 -37 -37 -38 -39 -40 -40 -41 -42 -42 -43 -44
Low °C
-32 -30 -31 -31 -30 -30 -28 -33 -34 -34 -36 -37 -37 -38 -38 -38 -37 -38 -38 -39 -40 -40 -42 -42 -42 -44 -44
Chill °C
-48 -44 -48 -52 -50 -46 -43 -44 -52 -51 -48 -50 -48 -51 -50 -53 -52 -50 -57 -57 -58 -58 -61 -64 -64 -64 -58
Freezing level m
1300 1300 1500 1550 1500 1650 1650 1650 1650 1450 950 850 850 650 600 650 550 650 800 850 750 600 50 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
- - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:34 - - 9:37 - - 9:41 - - 9:44 - - 9:47 - - 9:49
Sunset
4:12 - - 4:09 - - 4:07 - - 4:04 - - 4:01 - - 4:00 - - 3:56 - - 3:55 - - 3:52 - -

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
-2.2° C
clear
Clear
17
Light winds from the NNE
(17 kph at 20).
16 km
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-19.4° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-14.4° C
clear
Clear
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
16 km
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
2 hours ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 99).
Nikolai
169 km WSW
126m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.1° C
clear
Clear
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 250).
16 km

* 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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