Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Sun afternoon, min -32°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Sun morning, light winds from the ENE by Mon night).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Sat morning, min -33°C on Thu afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Mon morning, min -31°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Sat morning, near gales from the WNW by Tue afternoon).

Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
40 SE40
35 SE35
25 SSE25
20 SE20
25 ESE25
5 ENE5
30 NNW30
25 NNW25
30 NW30
25 NNW25
15 NW15
5 E5
15 NE15
20 NE20
15 NNE15
15 NNW15
20 NW20
20 NW20
15 NNW15
15 N15
30 NE30
25 NNE25
20 N20
15 W15
20 WNW20
15 NW15
30 NW30
clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
High °C
-31 -30 -30 -30 -30 -30 -31 -31 -31 -32 -31 -31 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -31 -29 -29 -29 -29 -30 -29 -28 -28 -28
Low °C
-31 -30 -30 -30 -30 -31 -31 -31 -32 -32 -32 -31 -32 -33 -33 -33 -33 -32 -30 -29 -29 -30 -31 -31 -29 -28 -28
Chill °C
-49 -46 -44 -43 -44 -42 -47 -46 -47 -46 -38 -31 -44 -45 -46 -45 -47 -44 -39 -40 -44 -43 -43 -42 -40 -39 -42
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 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
Linda
677 km W
50m alt.
3 hours ago
-17.3° C
No report.
Minna Bluff
692 km W
920m alt.
3 hours ago
No report.
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-18° C
clear
Mist -.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Mid: few
High: few
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-17.9° C
Mist
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
28 km
Mid: few
Amundsen-Scott Airport
795 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 100).

* 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.