Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -44°C on Wed morning, min -49°C on Tue morning). Mainly strong winds.

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -46°C on Thu afternoon, min -51°C on Sun afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -45°C on Wed night, min -53°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

Sunday
1
Monday
2
Tuesday
3
Wed
4
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
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
25 W25
30 W30
30 W30
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
40 SW40
35 SW35
35 SW35
35 SSW35
30 SSW30
30 SSW30
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
25 S25
20 S20
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
30 SE30
30 SE30
25 ESE25
5 ENE5
20 WNW20
cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-48 -48 -48 -48 -45 -44 -44 -44 -45 -46 -46 -47 -47 -48 -49 -49 -49 -49 -51 -52 -51 -52 -52 -51 -50 -49 -49
Low °C
-48 -48 -49 -49 -48 -45 -44 -45 -46 -46 -47 -47 -48 -49 -49 -49 -49 -50 -52 -53 -51 -52 -53 -52 -51 -50 -49
Chill °C
-68 -69 -70 -72 -69 -66 -65 -65 -66 -66 -66 -67 -66 -66 -67 -69 -69 -69 -70 -75 -75 -74 -75 -73 -69 -57 -67
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
-48-48-48-48-45-44-44-44-45-46-46-47-47-48-49-49-49-49-51-52-51-52-52-51-50-49-49
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 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
Baldrick Aws
1215 km SSW
1968m alt.
2 hours ago
-53.7° C
No report.
33
Fresh winds from the ENE
(33 kph at 70).
Davis Base
1449 km N
13m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.9° C
State of sky unchanged.
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
50 km
Mid: few
Mawson Base
1577 km NW
16m alt.
1 hour ago
-15.4° C
State of sky unchanged.
50 km
Mid: overcast
MidPoint
1612 km ESE
2510m alt.
22 minutes ago
-61.7° C
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 240).
Syowa Base
1643 km WNW
21m alt.
1 hour ago
-8.0° C
-
39
Strong winds from the ENE
(39 kph at 60).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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.