Plana Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Plana Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon afternoon, min -12°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon night, near gales from the ESE by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Plana Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Thu night, min -11°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SE on Fri afternoon, calm by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Plana Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed night, min -12°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, near gales from the NNW by Wed night).

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
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
40 NNE40
40 NNE40
20 WNW20
30 NE30
30 NE30
20 NNE20
50 E50
55 ESE55
35 SE35
30 S30
30 SSE30
50 SSE50
70 SE70
75 SE75
65 SE65
30 SE30
10 SSW10
5 SW5
0 ESE0
5 NNE5
0 SW0
15 SSW15
10 SW10
5 NE5
10 W10
15 W15
20 W20
light snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow cloudy light snow light snow cloudy some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 8 16 4 8 8 4 7 10 - 3 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-5 -4 -4 -6 -6 -8 -10 -12 -10 -10 -11 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -10 -11 -12 -9 -9 -8 -8 -7 -7 -6
Low °C
-7 -4 -5 -6 -7 -10 -11 -12 -11 -11 -11 -10 -9 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11 -12 -12 -12 -9 -9 -8 -7 -7 -7
Chill °C
-14 -13 -10 -14 -14 -14 -22 -25 -19 -19 -21 -21 -22 -24 -21 -18 -15 -14 -11 -12 -9 -15 -13 -8 -11 -13 -12
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
-5-4-4-6-6-8-10-12-10-10-11-9-9-10-9-9-10-10-11-12-9-9-8-8-7-7-6-200-2-3-4-6-7-6-6-6-3-4-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-5-5-5-5-4-4-4
Sunrise
10:33 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:36 - - 10:34 - - 10:34 - -
Sunset
- 3:27 - - 3:26 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Plana Peak at the specific elevation of 740 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Plana Peak. 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
Captain Arturo Prat Base
26 km NE
5m alt.
4 hours ago
-6.9° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
52
Near gales from the ENE
(52 kph at 70).
0.1 km
ASCAT300E63S
44 km SSE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
54
Near gales from the ENE
(54 kph at 250.6).
- km
ASCAT301E63S
53 km SE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
57
Near gales from the ENE
(57 kph at 256.7).
- km
ASCAT300E62S
66 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
53
Near gales from the ENE
(53 kph at 237.2).
- km
Great Wall
76 km NE
10m alt.
4 hours ago
-6.2° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
54
Near gales from the E
(54 kph at 90).
3.0 km
Mid: overcast

* 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 Plana Peak and within an acceptable time window.