Mount Sidley
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Wed night, min -29°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, near gales from the NNW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Sat afternoon, min -22°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Thu morning, light winds from the NE by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Wed night, min -26°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 NNW10
10 NW10
10 NNW10
25 NW25
30 NW30
45 NW45
45 NW45
45 NW45
55 NNW55
45 NNW45
40 NW40
40 NW40
30 NW30
30 NW30
35 NW35
35 NW35
35 NNW35
20 N20
25 NE25
25 NE25
10 NE10
10 ENE10
0 NNW0
15 W15
25 WSW25
30 SW30
20 SW20
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 1 2 1 4 1 - 3 1 - 2 2 1 - 1 2 - - - - - - -
High °C
-28 -28 -28 -28 -28 -26 -25 -24 -23 -22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -21 -20 -19 -20 -21 -21 -23 -22 -23 -24 -24 -25 -25
Low °C
-28 -28 -29 -28 -28 -29 -25 -25 -24 -22 -22 -22 -22 -21 -21 -20 -19 -20 -21 -22 -23 -23 -24 -24 -24 -25 -26
Chill °C
-36 -36 -41 -42 -43 -43 -42 -41 -40 -37 -37 -35 -33 -34 -35 -33 -32 -32 -33 -33 -32 -27 -23 -31 -37 -39 -37
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 150 0 0 150 100 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-32-32-33-32-32-30-29-29-28-27-26-26-26-26-24-23-23-24-25-25-26-26-26-27-28-29-29-28-28-28-28-28-26-25-24-23-22-22-21-21-21-21-20-19-20-21-21-23-22-23-24-24-25-25-22-22-23-23-23-21-19-18-16-16-16-16-15-16-16-14-14-15-15-16-18-18-18-19-19-20-20
Sunrise
10:39 - - 11:00 - - 11:16 - - 11:31 - - 11:45 - - 11:57 - - 0:00 - - 0:08 - - 0:18 - -
Sunset
- 8:37 - - 8:16 - - 8:00 - - 7:45 - - 7:31 - - 7:20 - - 12:00 - - 6:58 - - 6:47 -

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
SHIP3396
1108 km NE
-m alt.
3 hours ago
0.0° C
No report.
35
Fresh winds from the SE
(35 kph at 160).
Mid: overcast
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1441 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
-34° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
26
Moderate winds from the NNE
(26 kph at 20).
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Amundsen-Scott
1442 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (24 kph from 20 degs) was rejected
.
1.0 km
Mid: few
University Wisconsin Id 8917
1450 km ESE
1395m alt.
3 hours ago
-19.8° C
-
19
Light winds from the E
(19 kph at 90).
Linda
1472 km SSW
50m alt.
3 hours ago
-12.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 180).

* 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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