Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Sun night, min -29°C on Mon night). Mainly near gales.

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

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Wed night, min -33°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Wed night, calm by Fri morning).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Sat night, min -39°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Sunday
1
Monday
2
Tue
3
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
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
40 SW40
40 SW40
40 WSW40
40 W40
55 WNW55
50 WNW50
40 NW40
45 NNW45
40 NNW40
45 NNW45
40 NNW40
35 NNW35
20 NNE20
5 NE5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 S5
5 S5
10 NE10
20 E20
15 E15
15 E15
10 ESE10
5 E5
clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-24 -26 -27 -28 -29 -29 -28 -28 -29 -29 -30 -31 -31 -31 -31 -31 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -34 -36 -36 -36 -36 -37
Low °C
-26 -27 -28 -29 -29 -29 -28 -29 -29 -30 -31 -31 -31 -31 -31 -31 -32 -33 -33 -33 -33 -35 -36 -36 -36 -36 -37
Chill °C
-39 -42 -44 -44 -48 -48 -46 -46 -46 -47 -48 -48 -45 -37 -31 -38 -39 -38 -40 -41 -33 -41 -50 -49 -48 -46 -44
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
-24-26-27-28-29-29-28-28-29-29-30-31-31-31-31-31-32-32-33-33-33-34-36-36-36-36-37-19-21-22-23-23-23-23-23-23-23-25-25-26-25-25-25-25-26-27-27-27-28-30-30-30-30-30-16-18-20-19-19-19-19-19-18-19-20-20-20-20-20-20-21-22-23-25-26-26-26-26-26-27-28-19-21-22-22-23-23-23-21-21-21-21-21-21-23-24-24-24-25-26-29-30-30-28-28-28-29-30
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

This table gives the weather forecast for Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson at the specific elevation of 3400 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
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-16° C
light snow
Light snow.
30
Fresh winds from the NE
(30 kph at 50).
Mid: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.5° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
30
Fresh winds from the NE
(30 kph at 50).
28 km
Mid: overcast
Amundsen-Scott Airport
795 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
-58° C
clear
Fog - in the vicinity.
20
Moderate winds from the ESE
(20 kph at 110).
Low: few
Cape Ross
915 km W
201m alt.
56 minutes ago
-14.5° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the SE
(30 kph at 180).
Amundsen-Scott
938 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
29 km
Mid: clear

* 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.