Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Tue morning, min -34°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Mon morning, min -38°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Thu night, min -34°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the WSW by Thu morning).

Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 NE5
0 NNE0
5 WSW5
10 WSW10
5 SW5
5 SW5
5 WSW5
5 SW5
0 SSW0
5 NW5
0 ESE0
10 E10
15 ESE15
10 E10
10 E10
10 ESE10
10 ESE10
5 ESE5
0 SSE0
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
10 SW10
10 WSW10
15 W15
15 W15
15 W15
20 WSW20
some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 2 1 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-31 -31 -32 -32 -33 -32 -32 -32 -33 -33 -35 -37 -38 -38 -36 -34 -34 -33 -32 -33 -33 -32 -31 -29 -29 -30 -28
Low °C
-31 -31 -32 -33 -33 -34 -32 -33 -33 -34 -36 -38 -38 -38 -38 -35 -34 -34 -32 -33 -34 -33 -32 -31 -29 -30 -30
Chill °C
-37 -31 -32 -40 -39 -32 -32 -32 -33 -33 -35 -47 -52 -50 -46 -44 -43 -33 -32 -33 -41 -41 -42 -41 -41 -42 -43
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
-42-42-42-42-42-43-43-43-43-44-44-45-45-45-44-43-43-42-42-43-43-43-42-41-41-41-40-37-37-37-37-38-38-38-38-38-39-40-42-42-42-40-39-39-38-38-38-38-38-37-35-35-36-35-31-31-32-32-33-32-32-32-33-33-35-37-38-38-36-34-34-33-32-33-33-32-31-29-29-30-28-26-26-27-27-28-27-27-27-28-28-30-33-33-34-31-30-30-28-27-28-28-27-26-24-24-25-23-20-21-21-22-23-22-22-22-22-23-25-28-28-28-26-24-24-22-22-23-23-22-21-19-19-20-18-14-14-15-16-17-16-15-15-16-17-18-21-22-22-19-18-18-16-16-16-17-16-14-12-12-13-11
Sunrise
12:00 - - 5:11 - - 4:39 - - 4:18 - - 4:00 - - 3:45 - - 3:31 - - 3:18 - - 3:06 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 6:20 - - 6:50 - - 7:11 - - 7:28 - - 7:43 - - 7:56 - - 8:08 - - 8:21 -

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
Univ Wi 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 Aws
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-29.3° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the SW
(20 kph at 220).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
3 hours ago
-25.2° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
3 hours ago
-14.9° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the SE
(30 kph at 160).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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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