Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Sun afternoon, min -33°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SE on Sun night, light winds from the NE by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

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

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Mon night, min -27°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 SE30
40 SE40
55 SE55
45 E45
40 E40
25 ENE25
20 NE20
20 NE20
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
25 E25
20 ENE20
30 NNE30
35 NNE35
35 NE35
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
30 N30
25 NNE25
25 N25
25 NNW25
25 NNW25
20 NW20
20 WNW20
20 NW20
20 NW20
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-26 -24 -24 -31 -29 -29 -33 -31 -30 -32 -30 -29 -32 -28 -27 -30 -26 -25 -27 -25 -23 -25 -23 -22 -25 -22 -21
Low °C
-27 -25 -30 -31 -30 -32 -33 -32 -32 -33 -31 -33 -33 -30 -29 -30 -28 -27 -27 -26 -25 -25 -24 -24 -25 -24 -23
Chill °C
-41 -41 -41 -50 -45 -44 -47 -44 -43 -47 -45 -43 -49 -44 -43 -47 -42 -40 -42 -38 -36 -38 -35 -34 -37 -32 -31
Freezing level m
0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 0 150 450 0 150 600
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-26-24-24-31-29-29-33-31-30-32-30-29-32-28-27-30-26-25-27-25-23-25-23-22-25-22-21
Sunrise
0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
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
Ago-4
374 km ESE
3565m alt.
3 hours ago
-24.1° C
-
37
Fresh winds from the SE
(37 kph at 180).
Eagle
572 km N
2824m alt.
1 hour ago
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).
Davis(lgb46aws)
632 km N
2356m alt.
2 hours ago
-26.8° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the SE
(31 kph at 160).
University Wisconsin Id 8982
818 km W
3810m alt.
3 hours ago
-28.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 80).
University Wisconsin Id 8918
1078 km W
3353m alt.
3 hours ago
-30.9° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 40).

* 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.