Siple
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Siple Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Thu morning, min -26°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ENE on Thu afternoon, calm by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Siple Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -16°C on Mon night, min -25°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the E on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Siple Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Tue night, min -24°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
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 PM
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
20 N20
60 ENE60
60 ENE60
40 N40
25 N25
10 NNE10
10 SW10
10 WNW10
5 W5
15 NNE15
35 NE35
35 NE35
35 ENE35
25 E25
20 E20
40 E40
25 E25
10 ESE10
5 WNW5
10 SW10
15 SW15
20 WSW20
30 W30
30 SW30
15 W15
20 N20
25 NNE25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 5 13 6 4 3 3 1 - - - 3 6 2 1 13 5 6 10 4 5 5 3 4 1 7 8
High °C
-20 -17 -18 -23 -25 -26 -25 -25 -25 -24 -24 -23 -19 -18 -17 -16 -16 -17 -17 -17 -19 -22 -21 -21 -20 -17 -17
Low °C
-22 -18 -20 -24 -25 -26 -26 -25 -25 -25 -24 -23 -22 -19 -17 -16 -17 -17 -17 -17 -21 -24 -21 -22 -22 -19 -17
Chill °C
-33 -32 -34 -38 -38 -34 -32 -33 -25 -33 -38 -37 -31 -28 -27 -28 -27 -24 -17 -23 -28 -32 -34 -34 -29 -27 -27
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
-26-24-27-29-32-32-31-30-28-26-27-26-25-25-24-24-26-27-27-27-28-28-31-30-27-25-24-21-20-22-25-27-28-28-27-26-24-24-22-21-21-20-19-21-22-22-23-23-23-27-26-23-20-19-20-17-18-23-25-26-25-25-25-24-24-23-19-18-17-16-16-17-17-17-19-22-21-21-20-17-17-18-14-14-21-20-22-20-20-21-21-20-20-16-13-13-11-11-11-11-11-15-19-14-15-15-13-13
Sunrise
- 2:29 - - 2:24 - - 2:17 - - 2:13 - - 2:06 - - 2:00 - - 1:55 - - 1:50 - - 1:45 -
Sunset
- - 2:12 - - 2:18 - - 2:22 - - 2:27 - - 2:33 - - 2:37 - - 2:42 - - 2:48 - - 2:52

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Siple at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Siple. 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
ASCAT206E63S
1655 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
60
Near gales from the W
(60 kph at 97.3).
- km
ASCAT209E62S
1660 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
57
Near gales from the WNW
(57 kph at 101.4).
- km
ASCAT205E63S
1679 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
62
Gales from the W
(62 kph at 94.1).
- km
ASCAT208E62S
1693 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
59
Near gales from the W
(59 kph at 99.2).
- km
ASCAT209E61S
1700 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
58
Near gales from the W
(58 kph at 96.5).
- km

* 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 Siple and within an acceptable time window.