Sierra Nevada weather

Sierra Nevada
Weather Forecast, Chile

Issued: 2pm Tue 26 May Local Time
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Sierra Nevada Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Mon morning).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue morning, min -9°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
Thu
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 WNW5
10 NW10
15 NNW15
25 NW25
25 NW25
35 WNW35
50 WNW50
35 NW35
40 WNW40
60 WNW60
45 NW45
60 NW60
80 NW80
75 WNW75
35 WNW35
40 WNW40
25 WNW25
20 SW20
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
30 W30
30 W30
30 WNW30
30 NW30
35 NW35
25 NW25
20 NW20
clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 6 2 2 8 7 8 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
4 3 2 3 1 -1 -1 -5 -4 -4 -6 -7 -7 -8 -9 -8 -10 -9 -7 -8 -6 -6 -8 -8 -7 -8 -7
Low °C
4 2 1 2 -2 -2 -5 -5 -5 -5 -8 -8 -7 -10 -11 -9 -11 -11 -8 -8 -7 -7 -9 -9 -8 -9 -9
Chill °C
4 1 -3 -2 -5 -9 -10 -14 -13 -14 -16 -19 -20 -21 -19 -18 -20 -16 -14 -16 -14 -15 -17 -17 -16 -16 -14
Freezing level m
5100 4900 4700 4850 4500 4150 4350 3750 3650 4000 3550 3350 3550 3350 2600 3300 2750 2650 3150 2950 3200 3550 3150 3000 3450 3150 3050
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Sunrise
- - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:14 - - 8:14 - - 8:14 - - 8:15 - - 8:15 - - 8:15
Sunset
6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - - 6:49 - -

Sierra Nevada Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Sierra Nevada is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, strong winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

Sierra Nevada Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Mon morning).

Sierra Nevada Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue morning, min -9°C on Tue night)Mainly fresh winds.

This table gives the weather forecast for Sierra Nevada at the specific elevation of 4500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Sierra Nevada. 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 Chile.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Desierto Atacama
233 km SW
204m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the NNW
(9 kph at 340).
DesiertoDEAtacama
234 km SW
197m alt.
3 hours ago
16.7° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 330).
30 km
Mid: few
Bella Vista Ambato
327 km SE
1474m alt.
41 minutes ago
16° C
Dry
8
Light winds from the N
(8 kph at 0).
Tucuma / eniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport
352 km E
450m alt.
1 hour ago
17.4° C
clear
Visibility reduced by smoke.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
5.0 km
Mid: clear
San Fernando del Valle de
353 km SE
577m alt.
53 minutes ago
18° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 315).

* 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.

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