Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -22°C on Fri morning, min -28°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Thu night, calm by Sat morning).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Wed morning, min -32°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Fri night, min -25°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the NE by Sat night).

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
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
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
25 NNW25
35 WNW35
40 WSW40
25 W25
15 NW15
20 NNE20
5 E5
5 SSW5
10 SSW10
10 SW10
5 SW5
15 SW15
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
15 SW15
15 SW15
20 SW20
15 WSW15
15 W15
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
5 NW5
15 NNW15
20 NW20
15 NW15
10 WSW10
light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 2 - - 1 6 3 2 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 2 3 3 4 6
High °C
-24 -25 -24 -22 -22 -24 -27 -28 -25 -25 -26 -26 -26 -28 -29 -30 -31 -24 -22 -23 -22 -22 -23 -23 -21 -20 -19
Low °C
-24 -26 -28 -22 -23 -27 -28 -28 -28 -25 -27 -27 -27 -29 -30 -31 -32 -30 -23 -23 -23 -23 -24 -25 -22 -20 -20
Chill °C
-37 -40 -38 -34 -31 -34 -27 -33 -32 -32 -33 -36 -37 -41 -43 -41 -43 -35 -32 -33 -30 -29 -29 -33 -31 -28 -25
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
-35-37-36-35-34-35-38-39-38-37-37-37-38-40-40-41-40-35-33-33-33-33-33-32-32-32-31-29-31-30-29-29-30-33-34-32-31-32-32-32-34-35-36-36-30-28-28-28-28-28-28-27-26-25-24-25-24-22-22-24-27-28-25-25-26-26-26-28-29-30-31-24-22-23-22-22-23-23-21-20-19-18-18-17-16-16-19-22-22-19-18-20-20-20-22-23-25-27-18-17-17-17-17-19-18-16-16-14-13-13-11-9-11-14-16-16-13-12-14-14-14-16-17-19-21-12-11-12-11-11-14-13-11-10-8-7-6-4-3-4-7-9-10-6-6-8-8-8-10-10-12-15-6-4-5-5-5-7-6-4-4-2
Sunrise
8:07 - - 7:47 - - 7:22 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 4:44 - - 5:01 - - 5:27 - - 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 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
-20.0° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 50).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-29.3° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the SW
(20 kph at 220).
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
-36.4° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the WSW
(24 kph at 240).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-6.4° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NNW
(20 kph at 330).
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
3 hours ago
-
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).

* 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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