Rawson Plateau or Mount Rawson
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Tue afternoon, min -24°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the SE by Wed night).

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

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Fri afternoon, min -33°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

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

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Fri morning, min -35°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the ESE by Fri morning).

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thu
23
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
45 ESE45
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
20 SE20
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
15 SSE15
5 SSW5
10 NNW10
15 NNW15
5 NE5
0 S0
0 W0
5 SE5
15 SE15
clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-15 -19 -18 -19 -20 -20 -22 -22 -24 -25 -26 -28 -31 -32 -33 -33 -30 -29 -28 -28 -32 -33 -34 -35 -34 -33 -31
Low °C
-17 -20 -18 -19 -20 -21 -22 -23 -24 -25 -27 -29 -31 -33 -33 -33 -32 -29 -28 -31 -33 -34 -35 -35 -35 -34 -32
Chill °C
-28 -31 -29 -31 -31 -30 -35 -36 -35 -35 -37 -42 -45 -47 -49 -50 -44 -43 -40 -36 -42 -45 -42 -35 -34 -43 -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
-27-27-27-27-26-27-27-27-28-29-29-30-31-31-31-31-31-31-31-31-31-31-32-33-34-35-34-21-21-21-20-20-21-21-21-22-23-24-25-25-25-25-26-25-25-25-25-25-26-27-28-29-30-29-16-16-15-15-15-16-16-17-19-21-22-22-23-24-26-27-24-24-23-23-25-27-27-27-27-28-27-15-19-18-19-20-20-22-22-24-25-26-28-31-32-33-33-30-29-28-28-32-33-34-35-34-33-31
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 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
-12.9° C
No report.
70
Gales from the SSW
(70 kph at 200).
Williams Field
754 km W
8m alt.
3 hours ago
-10° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow in the vicinity.
22
Moderate winds from the ESE
(22 kph at 120).
Low: overcast
Mcmurdo Base
759 km W
34m alt.
3 hours ago
-9.8° C
Nearby precipitation but not falling at station.
22
Moderate winds from the ESE
(22 kph at 120).
31 km
Mid: overcast
Amundsen-Scott Airport
795 km S
2830m alt.
3 hours ago
-53° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
24
Moderate winds from the NNE
(24 kph at 30).
Low: scattered
Cape Ross
915 km W
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-11.0° C
-
7
Light winds from the ESE
(7 kph at 110).

* 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.