Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands)
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -9°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Wed afternoon, severe gales from the NE by Thu morning).

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Mon night, min -8°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Sun morning, light winds from the NW by Mon morning).

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Tue night, light winds from the SW by Thu afternoon).

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 W20
20 NW20
30 NNE30
70 NE70
80 NE80
35 NW35
60 WSW60
60 W60
25 WNW25
40 NW40
35 SSE35
45 W45
60 WSW60
40 W40
30 SW30
10 NW10
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
30 ENE30
25 E25
55 SE55
60 SSE60
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
35 S35
15 SW15
25 W25
clear some clouds some clouds mod. snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 6 7 5 1 - 1 2 3 3 1 - 4 - - 1 1 2 5 2 1 - - - -
High °C
-7 -5 -4 -3 1 0 -3 -3 0 -1 -7 -4 -6 -5 -5 -5 -3 0 -1 -1 -2 -7 -8 -9 -8 -8 -2
Low °C
-9 -5 -5 -4 -1 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -8 -6 -7 -6 -7 -6 -4 -2 -1 -1 -6 -8 -10 -10 -9 -8 -8
Chill °C
-14 -11 -12 -14 -7 -7 -13 -13 -8 -9 -16 -13 -17 -10 -13 -10 -11 -5 -8 -7 -10 -18 -19 -20 -16 -14 -10
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-7-5-4-310-3-30-1-7-4-6-5-5-5-30-1-1-2-7-8-9-8-8-2
Sunrise
8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:12 - - 8:10 - - 8:07 - - 8:03 - - 8:00 - - 7:56 - - 7:54 - -
Sunset
- 5:30 - - 5:32 - - 5:35 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43 - - 5:45 - - 5:47 - - 5:51 -

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.
2 hours ago
-7.6° C
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the W
(6 kph at 270).
32 km
Mid: overcast
King Sejong
44 km SW
11m alt.
2 hours ago
-8.6° C
-
9
Light winds from the ENE
(9 kph at 70).
45 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
53 km SW
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-8.5° C
-
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 340).
20 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
FreiChi-base
55 km WSW
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-8.6° C
State of sky unchanged.
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 360).
31 km
Mid: overcast
Great Wall
55 km SW
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-9.1° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
14
Light winds from the NNW
(14 kph at 340).
33 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 Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands) and within an acceptable time window.