Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Mon afternoon, min -25°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Thu afternoon, min -34°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the NNE by Sun afternoon).

Days 6-9 Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Wed morning, min -29°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon night, strong winds from the NE by Wed night).

Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wed
29
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 AM
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
15 NNE15
15 N15
25 N25
20 NNE20
15 NE15
15 ENE15
15 NE15
15 NNE15
20 NNE20
15 NNE15
10 NE10
15 NNE15
25 N25
30 NW30
35 W35
10 NW10
5 NNE5
15 E15
20 ESE20
15 SE15
5 SSE5
15 E15
25 E25
20 NNE20
45 NNE45
some clouds cloudy some clouds cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy clear clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 1
High °C
-17 -18 -21 -22 -23 -24 -24 -24 -25 -26 -26 -27 -27 -27 -31 -33 -31 -30 -29 -26 -25 -25 -25 -24 -25 -23 -21
Low °C
-17 -20 -22 -23 -24 -25 -24 -24 -25 -27 -27 -27 -27 -29 -32 -34 -34 -30 -30 -28 -25 -25 -25 -24 -25 -24 -23
Chill °C
-25 -27 -30 -31 -35 -34 -35 -35 -34 -37 -37 -37 -36 -37 -46 -50 -43 -39 -37 -37 -36 -36 -33 -34 -38 -38 -37
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
-28-28-30-31-31-32-33-33-34-34-35-35-35-36-39-39-36-36-35-34-34-34-33-32-32-34-34-22-22-24-25-26-27-27-27-28-29-29-30-30-31-35-35-32-31-30-29-28-28-28-27-27-27-27-17-18-21-22-23-24-24-24-25-26-26-27-27-27-31-33-31-30-29-26-25-25-25-24-25-23-21-19-20-25-27-29-30-29-28-29-30-30-31-30-30-33-39-39-39-37-31-29-29-28-27-23-20-16
Sunrise
- - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00
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 Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson. 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
Linda
677 km W
50m alt.
4 hours ago
-
Minna Bluff
692 km W
920m alt.
4 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
4 hours ago
-28° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
Low: broken
Mid: broken
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
4 hours ago
-28.4° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
31 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Cape Ross
915 km W
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-25.5° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 70).

* 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 Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson and within an acceptable time window.