Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sun morning, min -25°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -21°C on Mon morning, min -25°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 -12°C on Sat night, min -21°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, strong winds from the ENE by Fri afternoon).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
20 E20
15 E15
5 ENE5
10 ENE10
15 E15
10 E10
10 E10
10 ESE10
15 SE15
20 SE20
20 SE20
15 ESE15
10 SE10
5 SE5
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
0 ESE0
5 ESE5
20 E20
25 E25
40 ENE40
20 ENE20
15 E15
15 ESE15
15 SE15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 3 4 1 1 - - 1 6 7 10 12 3 3 4 1 - - - - 10 7 12 8 3 5 14
High °C
-23 -24 -23 -22 -22 -21 -20 -21 -22 -21 -22 -24 -24 -24 -22 -22 -23 -21 -20 -21 -18 -16 -16 -14 -13 -13 -12
Low °C
-23 -24 -25 -22 -23 -23 -21 -21 -22 -22 -23 -24 -24 -25 -24 -22 -24 -24 -21 -21 -20 -17 -17 -17 -14 -13 -13
Chill °C
-34 -34 -30 -30 -31 -29 -28 -29 -31 -32 -34 -34 -32 -30 -27 -27 -30 -21 -20 -26 -29 -28 -29 -22 -21 -21 -19
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 350 450 450 800 850 800
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-35-35-35-34-34-32-32-32-32-33-33-34-35-35-34-34-34-32-31-31-27-27-27-24-23-22-22-29-30-29-28-28-27-27-27-27-27-28-29-30-30-29-28-29-27-26-26-23-22-22-19-18-18-18-23-24-23-22-22-21-20-21-22-21-22-24-24-24-22-22-23-21-20-21-18-16-16-14-13-13-12-16-17-16-16-16-14-14-15-15-15-15-18-18-18-16-16-17-15-14-15-11-10-10-8-8-7-7-10-11-9-9-10-8-7-9-9-8-9-11-11-12-9-9-11-9-8-9-5-3-4-2-1-1-1-3-4-3-3-4-1-1-2-2-2-2-4-5-5-3-3-4-2-1-22335566
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 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.
2 hours ago
-8.9° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the NNE
(22 kph at 20).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.5° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the NE
(24 kph at 50).
Navy Operated (amos)
723 km SW
1530m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.5° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the NNE
(26 kph at 20).
Harry
788 km SSW
945m alt.
3 hours ago
-11.6° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the NE
(24 kph at 40).
University Wisconsin Id 21358
814 km S
1463m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.4° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the ENE
(30 kph at 70).

* 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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