Portal Mountain
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Sat afternoon, min -27°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NW by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Wed afternoon, min -27°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Sun morning, min -27°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, strong winds from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Sat
27
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
cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
30 SSE30
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
25 SW25
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
10 W10
10 NE10
10 ESE10
10 SE10
10 SSE10
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
15 W15
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
5 W5
5 WSW5
5 W5
5 W5
0 NNW0
5 SSE5
15 SSE15
30 SSE30
40 SSE40
cloudy light snow light snow some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3
High °C
-25 -23 -23 -24 -22 -21 -23 -25 -26 -26 -26 -26 -27 -26 -26 -26 -25 -24 -26 -25 -24 -23 -21 -21 -20 -18 -17
Low °C
-27 -24 -24 -25 -23 -22 -25 -25 -26 -27 -27 -26 -27 -27 -26 -26 -25 -25 -27 -26 -24 -24 -22 -21 -21 -19 -18
Chill °C
-41 -39 -39 -37 -36 -34 -34 -33 -34 -33 -35 -35 -36 -36 -36 -37 -34 -32 -33 -25 -29 -23 -21 -21 -30 -31 -30
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
-28-27-27-25-23-22-22-27-28-28-29-28-26-26-26-24-24-25-25-25-24-23-22-23-22-22-20-25-23-23-24-22-21-23-25-26-26-26-26-27-26-26-26-25-24-26-25-24-23-21-21-20-18-17-19-17-16-19-19-19-23-20-21-22-22-21-24-25-24-26-24-23-26-24-23-23-18-17-15-12-11
Sunrise
- 4:01 - - 3:46 - - 3:28 - - 3:03 - - 2:16 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -
Sunset
- - 0:11 - - 0:27 - - 0:45 - - 1:08 - - 1:55 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Portal Mountain at the specific elevation of 2000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Portal Mountain. 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
Mcmurdo Base
176 km E
34m alt.
2 hours ago
-18.5° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the NW
(20 kph at 320).
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Minna Bluff
177 km ESE
920m alt.
2 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Cape Ross
181 km NNE
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-21.2° C
-
7
Light winds from the WNW
(7 kph at 300).
Williams Field
183 km E
8m alt.
2 hours ago
-18° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
20
Moderate winds from the NW
(20 kph at 320).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Linda
212 km ESE
50m alt.
3 hours ago
-17.7° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the W
(24 kph at 280).

* 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 Portal Mountain and within an acceptable time window.

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