Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands)
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue afternoon, min -4°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Wed afternoon, calm by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the N by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 2mm) on Sun night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -6°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, near gales from the SE by Wed afternoon).

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
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
20 SW20
20 SW20
10 WSW10
20 WNW20
25 NW25
25 W25
15 ENE15
35 ESE35
15 SE15
10 N10
20 W20
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
15 W15
5 NNW5
10 E10
10 ENE10
20 NE20
35 N35
35 N35
35 N35
45 NW45
45 NW45
40 NW40
45 SSE45
5 NNW5
35 NNE35
some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds cloudy cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 3 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - 4 1 - 3
High °C
0 0 -1 0 1 1 0 -1 -3 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 -3 -2 1
Low °C
-1 -1 -2 -1 1 0 0 -3 -4 -4 0 -2 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 0 1 1 2 1 -2 -4 -2 -1
Chill °C
-5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -8 -9 -5 -5 -7 -7 -6 -3 -4 -5 -6 -7 -6 -5 -5 -6 -6 -9 -2 -6
Freezing level m
0 100 0 0 400 250 100 0 0 0 200 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 250 350 500 450 450 300 0 0 100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
00-10110-1-3-10-1-1-1-1-1-10012211-3-21
Sunrise
6:45 - - 6:47 - - 6:50 - - 6:52 - - 6:56 - - 6:58 - - 7:01 - - 7:03 - - 7:05 - -
Sunset
- 7:12 - - 7:08 - - 7:06 - - 7:02 - - 6:59 - - 6:55 - - 6:52 - - 6:49 - - 6:45 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) at the specific elevation of 180 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands). 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
Teniente Jubany
39 km SW
4m alt.
1 hour ago
1.9° C
-
13
Light winds from the SE
(13 kph at 180).
32 km
Mid: scattered
FreiChi-base
55 km WSW
10m alt.
1 hour ago
1.5° C
State of sky unchanged.
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 160).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Teniente R Marsh
56 km WSW
45m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
clear
-
15
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 120 to 190 degs)
(15 kph at 160).
ASCATB301E62S
83 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
23
Moderate winds from the SSW
(23 kph at 31.2).
- km
BaseArturoPrat
101 km SW
5m alt.
1 hour ago
2.8° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
30 km
Mid: clear

* 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 Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) and within an acceptable time window.