Shafer Peak
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Wed morning, min -37°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Wed morning, light winds from the N by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Sat afternoon, min -35°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Shafer Peak Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Fri night, min -38°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the SE by Fri night).

Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 W35
25 W25
15 NW15
15 NNW15
10 N10
15 ENE15
20 ESE20
20 SSE20
10 WSW10
20 WNW20
15 NNW15
10 NW10
30 WNW30
5 N5
15 E15
15 E15
10 E10
5 WNW5
5 WNW5
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
25 W25
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 SW15
10 E10
clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 3 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-31 -32 -34 -34 -34 -36 -36 -36 -34 -30 -29 -31 -29 -30 -32 -32 -32 -34 -33 -33 -34 -34 -35 -37 -35 -35 -35
Low °C
-32 -33 -36 -35 -35 -37 -36 -36 -36 -32 -30 -33 -31 -31 -33 -33 -32 -35 -34 -33 -35 -34 -36 -38 -36 -36 -37
Chill °C
-47 -47 -48 -45 -44 -46 -51 -51 -47 -43 -41 -41 -41 -36 -44 -43 -40 -34 -41 -41 -43 -49 -50 -52 -47 -47 -41
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
-31-32-34-34-34-36-36-36-34-30-29-31-29-30-32-32-32-34-33-33-34-34-35-37-35-35-35-29-29-32-31-31-33-33-33-32-27-26-28-27-28-30-30-29-31-30-30-32-32-32-35-32-32-33-24-24-27-26-26-28-27-27-27-21-20-22-22-23-26-24-24-25-25-25-27-27-27-30-26-26-27-18-18-22-20-20-22-21-20-21-15-14-15-16-16-20-18-17-19-19-19-22-21-21-24-20-20-22-12-12-16-13-13-16-14-14-15-9-7-9-9-10-13-11-11-13-12-12-15-14-15-18-13-13-15
Sunrise
5:26 - - 5:20 - - 5:13 - - 5:05 - - 4:58 - - 4:50 - - 4:43 - - 4:35 - - 4:26 - -
Sunset
- 10:27 - - 10:34 - - 10:40 - - 10:47 - - 10:54 - - 11:01 - - 11:09 - - 11:17 - - 11:25 -

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.
2 hours ago
-34.6° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the NW
(24 kph at 310).
Baia Terra Nova
89 km SSE
80m alt.
2 hours ago
-13.8° C
-
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 30).
Cape Phillips
246 km ENE
780m alt.
51 minutes ago
-22.4° C
-
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 140).
Cape Ross
301 km S
201m alt.
2 hours ago
-22.6° C
-
13
Light winds from the SE
(13 kph at 180).
Mcmurdo Base
442 km SSE
34m alt.
51 minutes ago
-17.9° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
31 km
Mid: overcast

* 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.