Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sat night, min -18°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Wed night, min -19°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri night, min -18°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 SE5
5 SSE5
10 ESE10
15 SE15
20 SE20
20 ESE20
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
10 ESE10
10 SSW10
10 SW10
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
20 SE20
20 ESE20
20 ESE20
15 E15
10 ESE10
10 E10
10 SSE10
10 S10
35 SSE35
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
5 SW5
10 ESE10
some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds heavy snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 3 12 6 6 12 3 2 1 1 - 10 15 8 12 2 - 12 5 2 7 5 3 1 1
High °C
-16 -13 -13 -14 -16 -16 -16 -18 -17 -18 -17 -16 -17 -10 -10 -12 -13 -12 -12 -6 -6 -10 -14 -14 -15 -15 -15
Low °C
-17 -16 -14 -15 -16 -17 -17 -18 -17 -19 -19 -16 -17 -16 -11 -13 -13 -12 -12 -10 -7 -13 -15 -14 -16 -16 -16
Chill °C
-21 -18 -19 -21 -25 -25 -25 -27 -24 -24 -23 -22 -24 -18 -18 -21 -22 -19 -17 -10 -10 -16 -25 -23 -23 -15 -20
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 400 250 0 150 100 650 1000 300 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00
Sunset
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Vinson Massif at the specific elevation of 2000 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.
3 hours ago
-17.2° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the NE
(24 kph at 50).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-3.6° C
-
19
Light winds from the S
(19 kph at 190).
Navy Operated (amos)
723 km SW
1530m alt.
2 hours ago
-13.8° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 40).
ASCAT300E75S
771 km ENE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
39
Strong winds from the SSW
(39 kph at 25.9).
- km
ASCATB300E75S
785 km ENE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
33
Fresh winds from the SW
(33 kph at 35.4).
- 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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