Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Thu night, min -32°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Tue night, min -27°C on Mon night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -24°C on Wed morning, min -35°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
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
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 E15
5 ENE5
5 NW5
10 W10
10 W10
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
15 WNW15
20 W20
30 WSW30
30 SW30
30 SW30
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
20 SW20
20 SW20
20 SW20
25 SSW25
light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-31 -29 -26 -26 -26 -27 -27 -27 -26 -25 -25 -24 -24 -25 -25 -24 -23 -22 -23 -24 -26 -27 -29 -30 -32 -34 -34
Low °C
-32 -29 -28 -26 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -25 -25 -25 -25 -26 -27 -24 -23 -23 -24 -25 -27 -28 -30 -32 -33 -35 -35
Chill °C
-38 -35 -33 -33 -34 -37 -38 -38 -37 -36 -37 -35 -35 -37 -39 -38 -36 -35 -35 -36 -39 -39 -42 -43 -46 -48 -49
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
-42-40-39-39-39-38-37-36-35-35-35-33-34-37-36-35-35-35-35-36-37-39-41-42-43-44-44-37-35-33-33-33-33-32-32-31-30-30-29-29-32-31-30-29-29-30-31-32-33-35-37-38-39-39-31-29-26-26-26-27-27-27-26-25-25-24-24-25-25-24-23-22-23-24-26-27-29-30-32-34-34-26-24-21-21-21-22-22-22-21-20-20-19-19-20-20-18-18-16-18-19-20-21-23-25-27-29-29-20-18-16-16-16-17-17-18-16-15-15-14-14-14-15-13-12-10-12-13-15-16-17-20-22-24-23-14-12-9-9-10-10-11-11-10-9-9-7-7-8-9-7-6-4-5-7-8-9-11-13-15-18-17
Sunrise
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Vinson Massif at the specific elevation of 3000 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
Criosfera1
612 km S
1285m alt.
3 hours ago
-30.8° C
No report.
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
-35.1° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the WSW
(26 kph at 240).
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
3 hours ago
-13.2° C
-
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: overcast
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.0° C
moderate snow
Snow
26
Moderate winds from the ENE
(26 kph at 70).
30 km
Mid: overcast
Amundsen-Scott
1325 km S
2835m alt.
3 hours ago
-
31 km
Mid: clear

* 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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