Veleka Ridge
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Mon morning, gales from the SW by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the NNE by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the NNE by Wed night).

Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
25 SW25
25 SW25
35 SW35
35 SW35
35 SW35
60 SW60
70 SW70
60 WSW60
40 WSW40
20 W20
20 N20
15 WNW15
20 E20
30 E30
20 ENE20
30 NE30
20 NNE20
45 NNE45
20 NW20
5 SE5
10 WNW10
30 NNE30
30 NNE30
25 NE25
20 E20
25 ESE25
15 S15
some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow mod. snow some clouds light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - 3 7 3 2 1 1 1 6 - 1 2 5 5 5 5 3 1
High °C
-5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -4 -1 -1 0 1 -2 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 -3 -4 -3
Low °C
-5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -5 -5 -4 -3 -1 0 -1 -3 -3 -4 -4 -3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -3
Chill °C
-12 -12 -13 -14 -13 -15 -16 -14 -9 -6 -6 -3 -8 -10 -10 -10 -8 -6 -8 -2 -6 -8 -8 -7 -9 -11 -9
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 250 550 800 50 0 0 0 0 150 250 200 150 250 350 250 50 0 50
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-1-101-2-3-3-3-2-1-2-2-2-1-1-1-3-4-3-1-1-1-1-1-1001122000001111121000
Sunrise
2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:54 - - 2:55 - - 2:55 - - 2:56 - - 2:57 - -
Sunset
- 11:00 - - 11:00 - - 11:01 - - 11:02 - - 11:02 - - 11:04 - - 11:04 - - 11:04 - - 11:04 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Veleka Ridge at the specific elevation of 538 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Veleka Ridge. 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
BaseArturoPrat
42 km NE
5m alt.
1 hour ago
0.0° C
Mist
19
Light winds from the SW
(19 kph at 220).
26 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
93 km NE
45m alt.
1 hour ago
0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
30
Fresh winds from the WSW
(30 kph at 240).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
FreiChi-base
93 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.4° C
State of sky unchanged.
30
Fresh winds from the WSW
(30 kph at 240).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
104 km ENE
4m alt.
1 hour ago
0.2° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the W
(24 kph at 270).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Esperanza Base
184 km ESE
13m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.2° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SSW
(24 kph at 200).
30 km
Mid: scattered

* 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 Veleka Ridge and within an acceptable time window.