Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Sat morning, min -30°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Sun morning, light winds from the ESE by Mon afternoon).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Tue morning, min -30°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

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

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Sun night, min -30°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, near gales from the ENE by Sun night).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
40 SSW40
25 SSW25
40 S40
45 SE45
30 SE30
25 SSE25
25 SE25
20 ESE20
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
20 ENE20
10 ESE10
10 SE10
15 SE15
20 ESE20
20 E20
20 ESE20
20 E20
20 E20
20 ESE20
10 ESE10
10 NW10
20 NW20
25 WNW25
10 NNE10
40 ENE40
55 ENE55
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-25 -27 -27 -26 -25 -26 -25 -25 -26 -26 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -28 -29 -30 -30 -30 -30 -30 -27 -24 -24 -21
Low °C
-26 -28 -30 -26 -26 -26 -26 -25 -26 -26 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -28 -28 -29 -30 -30 -30 -30 -30 -30 -25 -24 -22
Chill °C
-41 -41 -43 -43 -38 -40 -37 -36 -39 -40 -39 -37 -36 -37 -39 -40 -41 -42 -43 -43 -42 -38 -43 -37 -36 -39 -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
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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 2500 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.
2 hours ago
-17.3° C
No report.
52
Near gales from the S
(52 kph at 190).
Minna Bluff
692 km W
920m alt.
2 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
2 hours ago
-24° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Low: few
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
2 hours ago
-23.9° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: few
Amundsen-Scott Airport
795 km S
2830m alt.
2 hours ago
-56° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
22
Moderate winds from the ENE
(22 kph at 70).
Low: few

* 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.