Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -48°C on Sun morning, min -50°C on Mon night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -50°C on Wed morning, min -51°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -51°C on Mon morning, min -55°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the N by Sun night).

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
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Wind km/h
30 NW30
35 NW35
30 NW30
25 NNW25
25 NNW25
30 NW30
30 WNW30
25 WNW25
25 W25
25 W25
20 W20
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
20 SW20
15 SW15
15 SW15
10 SW10
5 S5
5 ESE5
15 NE15
20 NE20
30 N30
35 N35
35 N35
25 N25
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-48 -48 -48 -48 -49 -49 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -51 -51 -51 -51 -52 -53 -55 -55 -52 -51 -52 -52
Low °C
-49 -48 -49 -48 -49 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -50 -51 -51 -51 -51 -52 -53 -54 -55 -55 -54 -51 -52 -53
Chill °C
-71 -71 -69 -68 -70 -70 -72 -70 -69 -69 -69 -69 -68 -66 -67 -69 -68 -66 -63 -62 -53 -71 -75 -75 -75 -76 -74
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
-48-48-48-48-49-49-50-50-50-50-50-50-50-50-50-51-51-51-51-52-53-55-55-52-51-52-52
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 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
Davis Base
1449 km N
13m alt.
4 hours ago
-7.9° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the E
(30 kph at 90).
Mawson Base
1577 km NW
16m alt.
4 hours ago
-9.5° C
-
81
Severe gales from the SSE
(81 kph at 130).
Syowa Base
1643 km WNW
21m alt.
4 hours ago
-20.1° C
-
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 80).
50 km
Mid: few
Minna Bluff
1648 km SE
920m alt.
4 hours ago
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 170).
Linda
1675 km SE
50m alt.
4 hours ago
-17.3° C
No report.
52
Near gales from the S
(52 kph at 190).

* 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.