Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Sat night, min -43°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Sat night, light winds from the SSE by Tue morning).

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -39°C on Fri night, min -43°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Sun afternoon, min -42°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Fri night, strong winds from the NE by Sun morning).

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
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 PM
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 SW35
30 SSW30
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 S25
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
20 SSE20
20 ESE20
20 E20
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
35 NE35
40 NE40
35 ENE35
40 E40
30 ENE30
25 NE25
cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-36 -38 -37 -37 -41 -40 -40 -42 -40 -40 -41 -40 -40 -43 -41 -41 -42 -40 -39 -42 -40 -39 -39 -36 -36 -41 -38
Low °C
-38 -38 -37 -40 -41 -40 -43 -43 -41 -41 -41 -41 -42 -43 -42 -43 -43 -41 -41 -42 -41 -40 -39 -38 -41 -41 -39
Chill °C
-55 -56 -53 -54 -58 -57 -57 -57 -55 -55 -57 -56 -55 -60 -58 -57 -57 -54 -53 -58 -58 -58 -59 -55 -55 -60 -55
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
-36-38-37-37-41-40-40-42-40-40-41-40-40-43-41-41-42-40-39-42-40-39-39-36-36-41-38
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.
2 hours ago
-44.2° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WSW
(20 kph at 250).
Vostok-base
719 km E
3420m alt.
3 hours ago
-51.8° C
light snow
Diamond dust.
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 210).
4 km
Mid: scattered
University Wisconsin Id 8982
818 km W
3810m alt.
2 hours ago
-27.9° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Amundsen-Scott
972 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
Wind obs. (13 kph from 70 degs) was rejected
.
26 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
University Wisconsin Id 8918
1078 km W
3353m alt.
3 hours ago
-29.1° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 10).

* 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.