Shafer Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Tue morning, min -28°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Tue morning, light winds from the S by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Sun morning, min -27°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Thu night, strong winds from the SSE by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Sun afternoon, min -28°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
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
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
20 SE20
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
35 SE35
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
10 S10
15 SSW15
35 SSE35
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
35 SE35
30 SE30
15 SE15
15 SE15
5 SSE5
0 ENE0
10 SE10
15 SE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs heavy snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 2 - - 1 - - 2 - - - - 1 11 3 2 1 2 2 6 1 - 1 1 2 3 2
High °C
-27 -26 -24 -24 -26 -26 -27 -27 -26 -26 -27 -25 -24 -23 -24 -24 -24 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -23 -24 -25 -26 -26
Low °C
-28 -28 -24 -25 -27 -26 -27 -27 -27 -26 -27 -26 -25 -24 -24 -24 -25 -23 -22 -23 -23 -23 -25 -25 -25 -26 -26
Chill °C
-40 -39 -39 -39 -41 -41 -42 -42 -38 -38 -39 -34 -35 -38 -38 -37 -37 -36 -35 -33 -29 -28 -28 -33 -35 -36 -37
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 50 0 100 300 0 50 200 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-27-26-24-24-26-26-27-27-26-26-27-25-24-23-24-24-24-22-22-22-22-22-23-24-25-26-26-23-23-20-20-23-22-22-23-22-22-23-21-20-18-20-20-20-18-18-19-19-18-20-21-21-22-22-17-17-14-14-16-16-15-17-15-15-17-15-14-12-13-13-14-12-11-12-12-12-13-14-14-16-15-10-11-7-7-10-9-9-11-9-9-10-8-7-5-6-6-7-5-5-6-5-5-7-8-8-9-9-3-4-10-3-2-2-4-2-2-4-2-1200-1121110-1-1-3-2
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 Shafer Peak at the specific elevation of 3600 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Shafer Peak. 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
PriestleyGlacier
74 km WNW
1925m alt.
1 hour ago
-14.8° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SE
(24 kph at 180).
JangBogo
84 km SE
29m alt.
2 hours ago
1.4° C
-
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 270).
40 km
BaiaTerraNova
89 km SSE
80m alt.
2 hours ago
0.6° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
50
Strong winds from the W
(50 kph at 280).
50 km
Mid: few
Cape Ross
301 km S
201m alt.
1 hour ago
3.2° C
-
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 170).
Mcmurdo Base
442 km SSE
34m alt.
2 hours ago
0.7° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the SE
(30 kph at 990).
36 km
Mid: few

* 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 Shafer Peak and within an acceptable time window.