Portal Mountain
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Thu night, min -24°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Thu morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Tue night, min -24°C on Sun morning). Mainly strong winds.

Days 6-9 Portal Mountain Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sat night, min -19°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSE on Thu morning, near gales from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 ESE15
15 SSE15
30 SSW30
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
45 SSE45
35 SSE35
45 SSE45
40 SSE40
25 SSE25
30 SSE30
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-23 -23 -21 -22 -22 -21 -21 -22 -21 -24 -23 -22 -22 -20 -19 -19 -18 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -17 -18 -19 -19 -17
Low °C
-23 -23 -23 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -24 -24 -23 -22 -22 -21 -20 -19 -18 -17 -17 -18 -17 -17 -18 -19 -19 -19 -19
Chill °C
-33 -32 -33 -35 -36 -35 -34 -36 -34 -39 -37 -36 -36 -34 -32 -33 -31 -28 -29 -31 -30 -27 -29 -31 -32 -33 -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
-23-23-21-22-22-21-21-22-21-24-23-22-22-20-19-19-18-16-17-17-17-17-17-18-19-19-17-20-19-19-18-18-18-18-18-18-20-19-18-18-17-16-15-14-13-14-13-14-13-14-15-15-15-15-14-13-13-12-11-11-11-10-11-13-11-12-11-10-10-8-7-8-8-7-8-7-7-9-8-8-8
Sunrise
0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 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
Mcmurdo Base
176 km E
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.4° C
moderate snow
Snow
40
Strong winds from the SE
(40 kph at 990).
36 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Minna Bluff
177 km ESE
920m alt.
2 hours ago
0.0° C
-
37
Fresh winds from the SSW
(37 kph at 200).
Cape Ross
181 km NNE
201m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.8° C
-
39
Strong winds from the SE
(39 kph at 160).
Williams Field
183 km E
8m alt.
4 hours ago
-4.8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the ESE
(19 kph at 110).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Mcmurdo Williams
185 km E
22m alt.
2 hours ago
-5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 360).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken

* 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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