Sierra Nevada
Weather Forecast, Chile

 

Days 0-3 Sierra Nevada Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat afternoon, min -17°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Sat morning, near gales from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

Days 3-6 Sierra Nevada Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Wed morning, min -20°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the W on Tue night, extremely windy from the WNW by Thu night).

Days 6-9 Sierra Nevada Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sun afternoon, min -20°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSW on Fri night, fresh winds from the WSW by Sun night).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 W30
40 W40
50 W50
50 WNW50
55 WNW55
45 WNW45
45 WNW45
50 WNW50
45 W45
40 W40
50 W50
35 WSW35
30 W30
55 W55
55 WNW55
75 WNW75
100 WNW100
110 WNW110
80 WNW80
45 WNW45
75 SSW75
50 SW50
40 SSW40
40 SW40
45 SW45
40 SW40
30 W30
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-9 -8 -11 -11 -11 -13 -14 -14 -16 -14 -13 -13 -11 -11 -13 -13 -13 -15 -20 -18 -16 -14 -13 -13 -11 -10 -11
Low °C
-10 -9 -13 -13 -12 -15 -16 -15 -17 -16 -13 -14 -13 -12 -14 -14 -14 -20 -20 -20 -17 -16 -13 -13 -13 -10 -13
Chill °C
-19 -18 -23 -23 -24 -26 -27 -27 -29 -26 -26 -24 -22 -24 -26 -29 -29 -33 -38 -33 -33 -27 -25 -24 -22 -21 -21
Freezing level m
3600 4200 3450 3200 3950 3200 2900 3600 2950 2700 3550 3050 3050 3900 3250 2850 3700 2750 2100 2600 2100 2650 3600 3250 3300 4150 3500
Sea lvl6000ft12000ft18000ft24000ft30000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
8:00 - - 8:00 - - 7:58 - - 7:58 - - 7:56 - - 7:56 - - 7:54 - - 7:54 - - 7:52 - -
Sunset
- 7:15 - - 7:15 - - 7:15 - - 7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:16 - - 7:17 - - 7:17 - - 7:19 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Sierra Nevada at the specific elevation of 5500 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
SHIP7970
281 km WSW
3m alt.
3 hours ago
12.2° C
55
Near gales from the SE
(55 kph at 170).
Tucuma / eniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport
350 km E
450m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 340).
Salta Airport
360 km ENE
1216m alt.
3 hours ago
8.6° C
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 230).
35 km
Mid: clear
Salta Airport
361 km ENE
1216m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 230).
Catamarca Airport
365 km SE
454m alt.
3 hours ago
15.1° C
-
9
Light winds from the NW
(9 kph at 320).
40 km
Mid: clear

* 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 Sierra Nevada and within an acceptable time window.

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