Vinson Massif weather

Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Wed night, min -34°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Tue morning, min -32°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morning. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Fri afternoon, min -30°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Wed morning, light winds from the ESE by Fri morning).

Wednesday
23
Thursday
24
Fri
25
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
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
15 N15
15 N15
5 NW5
20 ENE20
15 NE15
15 NE15
20 E20
20 ENE20
15 NE15
15 ENE15
15 NE15
10 ENE10
15 E15
20 E20
15 E15
20 E20
25 E25
20 E20
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
20 E20
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
15 E15
10 ESE10
5 SSE5
clear cloudy cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - 2 4 4 3 4 - - - - -
High °C
-26 -28 -28 -27 -30 -31 -30 -32 -32 -31 -31 -32 -30 -31 -32 -30 -29 -30 -29 -30 -29 -27 -26 -25 -23 -22 -21
Low °C
-27 -28 -28 -29 -31 -31 -31 -34 -34 -31 -31 -32 -31 -31 -32 -31 -30 -30 -30 -30 -30 -29 -26 -25 -24 -22 -22
Chill °C
-34 -39 -39 -35 -43 -43 -42 -46 -45 -43 -43 -43 -41 -43 -45 -42 -42 -44 -43 -46 -44 -39 -37 -35 -32 -29 -28
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
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Sunrise
- 8:22 - - 8:07 - - 7:47 - - 7:22 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 -
Sunset
- - 4:28 - - 4:44 - - 5:01 - - 5:27 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -26°C on Wed night, min -34°C on Sat morning)Wind will be generally light.

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -29°C on Tue morning, min -32°C on Sun afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morningExtremely cold (max -21°C on Fri afternoon, min -30°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Wed morning, light winds from the ESE by Fri morning).

Issued local time.

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
University Wisconsin Id 8917
548 km NE
1395m alt.
3 hours ago
-15.5° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the NNE
(33 kph at 30).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-30.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 270).
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
-38.6° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the WSW
(22 kph at 240).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-0.2° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 990).
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.2° C
-
11
Light winds from the N
(11 kph at 10).

* 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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