Mount Sidley
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Wed night, min -35°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NE on Thu afternoon, moderate winds from the NE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Sun morning, min -33°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Sat night, moderate winds from the NE by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Wed morning, min -34°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
30
Wednesday
31
Thursday
1
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
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
45 NE45
50 NE50
50 NE50
65 NE65
75 NE75
70 NE70
50 NNE50
50 NNE50
30 NE30
50 NNE50
45 NE45
40 ENE40
60 NE60
50 NE50
40 NE40
25 NE25
25 NE25
30 NE30
25 NE25
25 NE25
20 NNE20
10 NNE10
15 NE15
20 NNE20
25 NE25
20 NE20
20 NE20
some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds mod. snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 4 3 3 8 - - 1 - - 6 3 3 3 1 1 - 1 1 2 - - - 1 - -
High °C
-27 -26 -21 -21 -24 -25 -33 -34 -32 -31 -32 -23 -22 -22 -24 -26 -27 -28 -27 -28 -27 -26 -28 -28 -27 -28 -30
Low °C
-28 -27 -26 -22 -24 -30 -33 -35 -34 -31 -33 -29 -22 -23 -26 -26 -28 -30 -27 -28 -29 -27 -29 -30 -27 -30 -32
Chill °C
-44 -43 -38 -39 -43 -46 -53 -55 -51 -50 -50 -41 -39 -38 -40 -39 -41 -42 -41 -42 -37 -35 -38 -42 -40 -41 -42
Freezing level m
0 0 0 450 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-31-30-27-27-30-31-37-39-37-36-36-29-28-28-30-31-32-33-32-32-32-31-33-33-32-33-35-27-26-21-21-24-25-33-34-32-31-32-23-22-22-24-26-27-28-27-28-27-26-28-28-27-28-30-22-21-14-13-16-17-27-29-26-25-27-15-15-15-18-20-21-22-21-22-21-20-21-22-21-22-24
Sunrise
10:08 - - 9:37 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 8:06 - - 8:37 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Sidley at the specific elevation of 3500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Sidley. 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 Antarctica.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
University Wisconsin Id 8917
1458 km ESE
1395m alt.
3 hours ago
-20.0° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 50).
Linda
1481 km SSW
50m alt.
1 hour ago
-20.3° C
-
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 300).
Minna Bluff
1512 km SSW
920m alt.
2 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Williams Field
1543 km SSW
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-16° C
light snow
Light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Mcmurdo Base
1550 km SSW
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.5° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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 Sidley and within an acceptable time window.

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