Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -46°C on Thu morning, min -49°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -45°C on Mon night, min -48°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Sun morning, fresh winds from the NNW by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -43°C on Sat morning, min -48°C on Thu night). Mainly strong winds.

Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
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Wind km/h
15 ESE15
15 SE15
10 E10
10 NE10
10 NNE10
10 NW10
15 W15
10 W10
10 WSW10
5 S5
10 ESE10
30 E30
30 ENE30
30 NE30
35 N35
35 NNW35
25 NW25
30 WNW30
30 W30
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
30 WSW30
30 WSW30
35 W35
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-46 -47 -47 -49 -48 -48 -49 -49 -48 -48 -47 -47 -47 -46 -45 -46 -47 -46 -47 -46 -46 -47 -47 -47 -48 -47 -44
Low °C
-46 -47 -49 -49 -49 -49 -49 -49 -48 -48 -48 -47 -47 -47 -45 -46 -47 -47 -47 -47 -47 -47 -47 -48 -48 -47 -46
Chill °C
-60 -62 -61 -62 -61 -61 -64 -63 -62 -57 -63 -65 -68 -67 -66 -68 -67 -66 -68 -66 -66 -66 -66 -68 -69 -67 -65
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
-46-47-47-49-48-48-49-49-48-48-47-47-47-46-45-46-47-46-47-46-46-47-47-47-48-47-44
Sunrise
1:51 - - 2:02 - - 2:11 - - 2:22 - - 2:33 - - 2:42 - - 2:53 - - 3:03 - - 3:15 - -
Sunset
- 2:40 - - 2:29 - - 2:17 - - 2:06 - - 1:55 - - 1:46 - - 1:35 - - 1:23 - - 1:13 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Ridge A at the specific elevation of 4053 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Ridge A. 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
Ago-4
374 km ESE
3565m alt.
3 hours ago
-60.3° C
-
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).
Nico
843 km S
2935m alt.
3 hours ago
-52.2° C
-
9
Light winds from the WNW
(9 kph at 300).
BaldrickAws
1215 km SSW
1968m alt.
3 hours ago
-46.0° C
-
48
Strong winds from the E
(48 kph at 100).
DomeC
1326 km E
3280m alt.
3 hours ago
-60.6° C
-
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 150).
Elaine
1343 km SE
60m alt.
3 hours ago
-10.8° C
-
43
Strong winds from the SSE
(43 kph at 140).

* 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 Ridge A and within an acceptable time window.