Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -26°C on Sun afternoon, min -31°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -19°C on Fri night, min -28°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ENE on Thu night, light winds from the ESE by Sat afternoon).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Extremely cold (max -20°C on Sat afternoon, min -30°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Sun night, light winds from the ESE by Tue night).

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tue
25
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 AM
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
25 ESE25
20 SE20
5 SE5
10 ESE10
10 SE10
10 SE10
10 SSE10
10 S10
10 ESE10
15 ESE15
30 ESE30
45 E45
50 E50
55 E55
50 ENE50
50 ENE50
35 E35
20 E20
10 ESE10
15 SSE15
25 S25
40 SSE40
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
35 S35
20 S20
15 S15
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 14 6 6 10 3 2 1 - 1 17 17 8 12 5 15 25 8 5 - - 2 8 1 - - 1
High °C
-26 -28 -29 -29 -30 -30 -30 -30 -28 -28 -24 -24 -25 -23 -21 -20 -19 -19 -19 -21 -23 -24 -25 -26 -26 -28 -28
Low °C
-27 -29 -29 -29 -30 -30 -31 -31 -29 -28 -27 -24 -25 -24 -22 -21 -20 -19 -20 -22 -24 -25 -26 -26 -27 -28 -29
Chill °C
-40 -42 -36 -37 -39 -40 -40 -39 -38 -39 -39 -40 -42 -41 -36 -35 -31 -29 -27 -30 -35 -40 -41 -41 -41 -41 -39
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 150 200 450 500 500 700 550 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-31-32-34-34-35-35-35-35-33-32-30-30-30-28-26-25-23-23-24-25-27-28-29-31-31-33-34-26-28-29-29-30-30-30-30-28-28-24-24-25-23-21-20-19-19-19-21-23-24-25-26-26-28-28-20-22-23-23-24-24-24-24-23-23-18-18-18-17-16-15-14-14-14-16-18-20-20-20-20-21-22-14-16-17-17-18-18-18-17-17-18-11-11-12-11-10-9-8-8-9-11-13-14-14-13-14-15-15-8-10-10-10-12-11-12-11-10-12-4-5-6-4-3-3-2-2-3-5-6-7-7-7-8-8-9-1-3-4-4-5-5-5-4-4-522123445420-100-1-2-2
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 4000 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
-18.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the NE
(11 kph at 40).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.8° C
-
13
Light winds from the E
(13 kph at 100).
ASCAT286E73S
739 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
15
Light winds from the NW
(15 kph at 140.3).
- km
ASCATB286E72S
748 km NNE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
17
Light winds from the NNE
(17 kph at 198.9).
- km
ASCAT286E72S
751 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
15
Light winds from the N
(15 kph at 187.6).
- km

* 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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