Penguin Island (South Shetland Islands)
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri morning, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the W by Sun afternoon).

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

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Wed night, min -9°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WSW on Sun night, calm by Mon afternoon).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed night, min -16°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Sat morning, light winds from the SSE by Sat night).

Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Sat
25
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 AM PM
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
55 WSW55
65 NW65
60 NW60
35 W35
30 W30
45 W45
45 WNW45
100 WNW100
105 W105
55 WSW55
10 ESE10
5 SE5
25 W25
20 WSW20
30 SW30
25 SW25
10 WNW10
25 NNW25
50 NNW50
35 NNW35
15 W15
25 SW25
15 WNW15
45 NE45
45 ESE45
70 SSE70
40 SSE40
snow shwrs some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 - 3 2 - - 1 4 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 3 2 - - 4 15 2 1
High °C
0 1 0 -2 -4 -5 0 1 -4 -6 -6 -6 -6 -8 -9 -8 -7 -4 -1 -2 -3 -5 -7 -2 -3 -16 -15
Low °C
-2 0 -1 -4 -4 -5 -6 -3 -6 -7 -6 -6 -8 -9 -9 -9 -8 -5 -3 -2 -4 -8 -9 -6 -15 -16 -15
Chill °C
-7 -8 -9 -10 -12 -15 -10 -9 -17 -17 -11 -9 -12 -16 -18 -15 -13 -13 -9 -10 -8 -12 -14 -10 -9 -32 -27
Freezing level m
0 250 200 0 0 0 0 300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 8:34 - - 8:30 - - 8:27 - - 8:25 - - 8:22 - - 8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:12 - - 8:10 -
Sunset
- - 5:16 - - 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:24 - - 5:27 - - 5:30 - - 5:32 - - 5:35 - - 5:37

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
-1.1° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
39
Strong winds from the W
(39 kph at 270).
3.0 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
56 km WSW
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-2° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
35
Fresh winds from the W
(35 kph at 270).
Mid: overcast
ASCATB301E62S
82 km W
15m alt.
2 hours ago
34
Fresh winds from the W
(34 kph at 98.0).
- km
ASCATB300E62S
89 km W
15m alt.
2 hours ago
33
Fresh winds from the W
(33 kph at 100.8).
- km
ASCAT304E62S
115 km ENE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
36
Fresh winds from the WNW
(36 kph at 108.1).
- km

* 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.