Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Tue night, min -26°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Fri night, min -16°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Sat morning, min -20°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
10 W10
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
15 W15
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
10 W10
15 WSW15
15 W15
15 WNW15
20 NW20
15 N15
30 NNW30
20 NW20
20 NNW20
25 NW25
20 WNW20
10 NNW10
10 NW10
5 NW5
5 N5
10 N10
10 NNE10
15 ENE15
20 ENE20
10 ENE10
some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 10 3 2 6 3 3 6 4 3 4 3 2 4 3 3 6
High °C
-19 -19 -19 -22 -25 -22 -21 -23 -17 -16 -15 -12 -12 -13 -12 -13 -13 -11 -12 -13 -14 -14 -16 -16 -16 -18 -17
Low °C
-19 -19 -21 -24 -26 -26 -22 -23 -22 -16 -16 -14 -14 -13 -14 -13 -13 -13 -12 -15 -15 -15 -16 -17 -17 -20 -20
Chill °C
-25 -26 -26 -31 -35 -30 -28 -31 -25 -24 -23 -20 -20 -23 -22 -22 -22 -17 -18 -19 -18 -19 -22 -24 -24 -27 -22
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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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
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
57 minutes ago
-19.6° C
-
15
Light winds from the SSE
(15 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
BaldrickAws
1291 km SE
1968m alt.
3 hours ago
-34.4° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the NE
(30 kph at 50).
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
57 minutes ago
-6.8° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the NNW
(33 kph at 340).
32 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Rothera Point Research Station
1340 km NNE
16m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.7° C
-
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 350).
HalleyBri-base
1446 km ESE
30m alt.
2 hours ago
-28.2° C
-
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).

* 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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