Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Tue afternoon, min -24°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the E by Wed afternoon).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Mon morning, min -26°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Fri night, strong winds from the SSE by Sun afternoon).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Wed morning, min -21°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Wed morning, light winds from the ESE by Thu night).

Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thu
28
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
50 SE50
35 SE35
20 SE20
10 E10
10 SE10
20 SE20
30 SE30
30 SE30
30 SE30
25 SE25
15 E15
15 SE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
25 SE25
25 ESE25
25 ENE25
15 E15
30 SE30
35 ESE35
40 ESE40
35 ESE35
20 ENE20
clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear some clouds cloudy some clouds clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-16 -16 -19 -22 -23 -21 -20 -20 -21 -24 -24 -22 -20 -18 -16 -16 -15 -14 -14 -14 -19 -18 -15 -13 -14 -15 -20
Low °C
-16 -18 -20 -23 -24 -22 -20 -20 -22 -26 -26 -23 -21 -19 -17 -16 -15 -15 -14 -17 -19 -18 -18 -13 -14 -19 -20
Chill °C
-30 -29 -29 -30 -32 -33 -33 -32 -34 -37 -34 -32 -30 -28 -28 -29 -28 -25 -24 -24 -30 -27 -26 -24 -26 -27 -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
-25-26-27-27-28-28-27-27-27-27-27-28-26-24-23-22-21-22-23-23-25-27-25-24-26-26-27-19-20-21-22-22-22-22-21-20-20-21-22-21-18-17-16-15-15-16-17-19-22-19-18-20-20-20-16-16-16-17-17-16-16-16-16-18-18-17-16-14-13-13-12-11-11-12-15-16-14-13-14-15-15-16-16-19-22-23-21-20-20-21-24-24-22-20-18-16-16-15-14-14-14-19-18-15-13-14-15-20
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 500 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
-14.2° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 180).
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-11° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
35
Fresh winds from the SSE
(35 kph at 150).
Low: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-10.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
35
Fresh winds from the SE
(35 kph at 150).
31 km
Mid: overcast
Amundsen-Scott Airport
795 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
26
Moderate winds from the N
(26 kph at 10).
Mid: few
High: scattered
Cape Ross
915 km W
201m alt.
1 hour ago
-12.0° C
-
57
Near gales from the SE
(57 kph at 180).

* 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.