Mount Sidley
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Wed night, min -39°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (strong winds from the NE on Wed night, extremely windy from the NE by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Sidley Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Sun morning, min -37°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NNE on Sat morning, 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 -31°C on Wed morning, min -39°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

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
45 NE45
45 NE45
75 NE75
90 NE90
90 NE90
60 NNE60
65 NNE65
45 NE45
65 NNE65
60 NE60
50 NE50
70 NE70
55 NE55
45 NE45
30 NE30
30 NNE30
40 NE40
30 NE30
30 NE30
20 NNE20
15 NNE15
20 NE20
30 NNE30
30 NE30
30 NE30
25 ENE25
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
-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
Low °C
-31 -31 -30 -29 -30 -35 -38 -39 -39 -36 -37 -34 -28 -29 -31 -31 -33 -34 -32 -33 -33 -32 -34 -34 -32 -34 -36
Chill °C
-50 -49 -46 -48 -53 -56 -60 -64 -60 -59 -58 -50 -49 -47 -49 -46 -49 -51 -48 -48 -45 -43 -46 -50 -49 -50 -51
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 4285 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
Linda
1481 km SSW
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-20.3° C
-
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 300).
Minna Bluff
1512 km SSW
920m alt.
3 hours ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Williams Field
1543 km SSW
8m alt.
48 minutes ago
-16° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Low: few
Mid: few
High: broken
Mcmurdo Base
1550 km SSW
34m alt.
43 minutes ago
-16.4° C
moderate snow
Clouds dissolving.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Cape Ross
1697 km SSW
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-17.6° C
-
6
Light winds from the SSW
(6 kph at 210).

* 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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