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 Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue night, min -10°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Tue night, severe gales from the SSE by Thu night).

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

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun night, min -14°C on Sun morning). Mainly severe gales.

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

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Mon night, min -16°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Mon night, light winds from the SE by Fri afternoon).

Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thu
28
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
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 E15
30 ENE30
40 E40
45 SE45
60 SE60
65 SSE65
75 SSE75
70 SSE70
65 SSE65
70 SSE70
75 SSE75
75 SSE75
65 SSE65
70 SSE70
65 SSE65
80 SSE80
75 SSE75
70 SSE70
70 SSE70
50 SSE50
50 SSE50
45 SSE45
45 SSE45
40 SE40
35 SE35
35 SE35
30 SE30
snow shwrs light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy light snow light snow cloudy cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 1 5 16 5 3 3 - 1 1 - - 3 1 3 1 - - - - - - 1 1 - - -
High °C
-6 -8 -8 -9 -10 -8 -7 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11 -11 -13 -11 -9 -11 -13 -12 -13 -14 -14 -14 -14 -15 -16 -16
Low °C
-8 -8 -9 -10 -10 -9 -8 -10 -10 -12 -10 -11 -13 -14 -12 -11 -12 -14 -13 -14 -15 -14 -14 -15 -16 -16 -16
Chill °C
-12 -17 -18 -19 -23 -20 -19 -23 -23 -24 -24 -25 -25 -28 -25 -23 -25 -28 -25 -26 -27 -27 -27 -26 -27 -28 -27
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
-6-8-8-9-10-8-7-10-10-10-10-11-11-13-11-9-11-13-12-13-14-14-14-14-15-16-16
Sunrise
- 10:18 - - 10:19 - - 10:19 - - 10:19 - - 10:19 - - 10:19 - - 10:19 - - 10:18 - - 10:18 -
Sunset
- - 3:26 - - 3:26 - - 3:26 - - 3:26 - - 3:26 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30

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.
3 hours ago
-6.6° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
41
Strong winds from the NE
(41 kph at 50).
3.0 km
Mid: overcast
Frei Chi-base
55 km WSW
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.4° C
cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the E
(17 kph at 100).
12 km
Teniente R Marsh
56 km WSW
45m alt.
1 hour ago
-4° C
rain showers
Shower light rain shower.
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 360).
Mid: scattered
High: overcast
Base Arturo Prat
101 km SW
5m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.8° C
cloudy
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the ENE
(37 kph at 70).
200 km
Bernardo O higgins
135 km S
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.2° C
cloudy
No report.

* 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.