Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun morning, min -12°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue night, min -6°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed night, min -14°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
28
Friday
1
Sat
2
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 W15
15 WSW15
15 W15
15 W15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 W15
15 W15
10 W10
10 W10
5 NW5
10 N10
10 NNW10
15 NW15
15 W15
10 WNW10
10 NNW10
5 WNW5
5 WNW5
5 W5
10 WSW10
15 W15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 W15
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 1 8 4 4 3 - - 9 2 2 4 1 - - - -
High °C
-8 -8 -11 -7 -8 -10 -6 -5 -5 -4 -5 -6 -6 -5 -6 -3 -3 -5 -6 -10 -12 -10 -9 -11 -11 -11 -13
Low °C
-9 -9 -12 -12 -9 -11 -11 -6 -6 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -4 -5 -8 -11 -13 -14 -10 -13 -14 -12 -13
Chill °C
-14 -14 -18 -13 -15 -17 -12 -11 -11 -8 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -8 -8 -10 -10 -14 -16 -15 -14 -18 -17 -17 -20
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 200 150 300 300 50 50 150 100 300 550 250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Sunrise
- 7:47 - - 8:14 - - 8:34 - - 8:51 - - 9:05 - - 9:19 - - 9:30 - - 9:43 - - 9:53 -
Sunset
- - 6:04 - - 5:37 - - 5:16 - - 5:00 - - 4:45 - - 4:31 - - 4:19 - - 4:07 - - 3:56

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Vinson Massif at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Vinson Massif. 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
University Wisconsin Id 8917
548 km NE
1395m alt.
2 hours ago
-13.6° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 10).
ASCATB280E73S
678 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 260.2).
- km
ASCATB279E73S
685 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
3
Calm
(3 kph at 100.9).
- km
ASCATB279E72S
697 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
5
Calm
(5 kph at 91.5).
- km
ASCATB280E72S
704 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
4
Calm
(4 kph at 93.9).
- 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 Vinson Massif and within an acceptable time window.

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