Ridge A
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -39°C on Tue morning, min -46°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -44°C on Sat night, min -47°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Ridge A Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -45°C on Mon afternoon, min -54°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Thu morning).

Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
0 N0
5 NNW5
0 NNW0
0 SSW0
0 WSW0
0 W0
5 W5
5 NW5
5 NW5
5 WNW5
0 SW0
10 SSE10
20 SE20
25 SE25
20 ESE20
5 E5
10 NNW10
15 N15
15 NNW15
15 N15
15 N15
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
25 NNW25
30 NW30
35 NW35
40 WNW40
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-39 -40 -40 -41 -41 -42 -44 -45 -45 -46 -45 -45 -45 -45 -44 -45 -46 -47 -46 -45 -46 -49 -48 -48 -49 -49 -49
Low °C
-39 -40 -40 -41 -41 -43 -44 -45 -46 -46 -45 -45 -45 -45 -45 -46 -47 -47 -46 -45 -48 -49 -49 -48 -49 -49 -50
Chill °C
-39 -40 -40 -41 -41 -42 -44 -45 -54 -46 -45 -55 -63 -64 -61 -45 -57 -62 -62 -59 -62 -67 -66 -67 -71 -71 -72
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
-39-40-40-41-41-42-44-45-45-46-45-45-45-45-44-45-46-47-46-45-46-49-48-48-49-49-49
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 -

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
Amundsen-Scott
972 km S
2835m alt.
55 minutes ago
-
2.4 km
Mid: scattered
Amundsen-Scott Airport
1018 km S
2830m alt.
1 hour ago
-53° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
24
Moderate winds from the NNE
(24 kph at 30).
Low: scattered
Davis Base
1449 km N
13m alt.
55 minutes ago
-10.1° C
State of sky unchanged.
41
Strong winds from the NE
(41 kph at 40).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Syowa Base
1643 km WNW
21m alt.
55 minutes ago
-9.6° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
9
Light winds from the NE
(9 kph at 50).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Criosfera 1
1675 km S
1285m alt.
2 hours ago
-32.2° C
No report.
37
Fresh winds from the S
(37 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.