Portal Mountain
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sat night, min -31°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Thu night, min -31°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, gales from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

Days 6-9 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon night, min -23°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Fri night, light winds from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
20 NE20
15 NE15
10 ESE10
15 SE15
15 SSE15
10 S10
5 S5
0 N0
10 SE10
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
35 S35
30 S30
30 S30
40 SSE40
55 SSE55
75 SSE75
75 SSE75
40 SSE40
45 SSE45
45 SSE45
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
45 SSE45
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 6 9 1 1 4 2 2 1 - -
High °C
-23 -28 -29 -30 -31 -31 -30 -30 -30 -30 -31 -31 -28 -27 -25 -20 -20 -20 -21 -21 -19 -18 -18 -19 -19 -19 -19
Low °C
-26 -29 -29 -31 -31 -31 -30 -30 -30 -31 -31 -31 -31 -28 -26 -24 -20 -20 -23 -22 -19 -18 -19 -19 -19 -19 -19
Chill °C
-35 -41 -41 -40 -43 -43 -41 -30 -30 -36 -45 -46 -44 -41 -39 -36 -36 -38 -39 -35 -34 -32 -33 -34 -33 -33 -33
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
-23-28-29-30-31-31-30-30-30-30-31-31-28-27-25-20-20-20-21-21-19-18-18-19-19-19-19-24-27-26-28-29-28-29-28-28-29-29-28-27-25-23-17-17-16-18-17-15-15-15-15-15-16-16-24-23-22-24-24-24-25-25-24-27-23-22-23-22-21-12-10-10-11-10-8-8-9-8-9-11-11
Sunrise
- 3:28 - - 3:03 - - 2:16 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -
Sunset
- - 0:45 - - 1:08 - - 1:55 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 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 2555 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
Marble Point
132 km ENE
120m alt.
2 hours ago
-15.5° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Mcmurdo Base
176 km E
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-15.7° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: scattered
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.
1 hour ago
-18.0° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the S
(30 kph at 190).
Williams Field
183 km E
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-16° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Low: few
Mid: scattered

* 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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