Mount McKinley
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -34°C on Sat afternoon, min -44°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the ENE by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Tue afternoon, min -33°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Tue night, min -33°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue night, gales from the NW by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
30
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
Fri
3
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
clear
snow showers
clear
snow showers
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 SSW5
5 ESE5
10 E10
40 ENE40
35 ENE35
20 ENE20
5 NE5
5 NW5
15 NNE15
40 ENE40
40 E40
40 SE40
35 WSW35
35 SW35
35 WSW35
55 W55
30 WNW30
15 WNW15
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 S15
10 SSE10
10 E10
20 NE20
20 NW20
35 NW35
60 NW60
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - 1 - 1 1 - - - - - 1 3 7 11 3 2 1 - - 5 9 8 8 2 3
High °C
-43 -43 -42 -39 -38 -37 -36 -36 -34 -31 -29 -29 -29 -28 -27 -26 -25 -24 -24 -24 -24 -25 -28 -29 -30 -32 -33
Low °C
-44 -43 -42 -41 -38 -37 -37 -36 -35 -33 -30 -29 -30 -28 -28 -27 -26 -24 -24 -24 -25 -27 -28 -29 -32 -33 -33
Chill °C
-55 -52 -52 -59 -57 -53 -43 -44 -49 -48 -46 -46 -45 -44 -45 -44 -36 -34 -24 -35 -34 -34 -38 -42 -42 -49 -54
Freezing level m
0 300 500 0 300 600 0 600 850 450 1050 1300 1000 1650 1750 1600 1950 2250 2200 2450 2400 2050 1800 1350 900 900 1050
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Sunrise
- 6:03 - - 6:00 - - 5:56 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:47 - - 5:43 - - 5:39 - - 5:37 -
Sunset
- - 10:01 - - 10:05 - - 10:07 - - 10:10 - - 10:14 - - 10:16 - - 10:20 - - 10:22 - - 10:25

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -34°C on Sat afternoon, min -44°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the ENE by Thu night)

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoonExtremely cold (max -24°C on Tue afternoon, min -33°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Mon night, calm by Tue night)

Mount McKinley Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningExtremely cold (max -24°C on Tue night, min -33°C on Fri morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue night, gales from the NW by Fri afternoon)

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
7
Light winds from the NE
(7 kph at 40).
16 km
Minchumina Airport
113 km WNW
214m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.6° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Mckinley Park Airport
128 km NE
524m alt.
1 hour ago
-6.7° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Willow
159 km SSE
76m alt.
2 hours ago
-3° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 121).
Nikolai
169 km WSW
126m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.7° C
clear
Clear
11
Light winds from the NNE
(11 kph at 30).
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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