Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Sat morning, min -41°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the ESE on Wed afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Sun night, min -32°C on Tue morning). Mainly strong winds.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Tue afternoon, min -39°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Tue night, near gales from the W by Wed night).

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Fri
29
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
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
70 ESE70
40 E40
25 ENE25
20 NE20
10 NNW10
15 NW15
15 WNW15
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
30 WSW30
25 WSW25
30 W30
30 W30
30 W30
30 NW30
35 NW35
40 NW40
25 NW25
20 NW20
15 WNW15
35 NNW35
50 NW50
55 WSW55
30 W30
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
35 W35
light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds clear some clouds clear clear some clouds cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 3 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 2 - - - - - - - 1 - - - - -
High °C
-40 -39 -37 -35 -34 -34 -33 -32 -31 -30 -28 -27 -26 -25 -25 -27 -28 -31 -32 -33 -34 -36 -36 -37 -37 -36 -36
Low °C
-41 -41 -38 -36 -35 -34 -34 -33 -31 -30 -29 -28 -27 -26 -26 -28 -30 -32 -33 -34 -35 -38 -38 -37 -37 -37 -36
Chill °C
-65 -58 -52 -48 -45 -47 -47 -48 -47 -46 -43 -42 -41 -39 -39 -42 -45 -46 -46 -45 -52 -57 -55 -55 -56 -54 -54
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
-43-43-42-41-40-40-39-37-35-34-33-32-31-30-30-32-33-36-38-38-39-41-41-42-42-41-41-40-39-37-35-34-34-33-32-31-30-28-27-26-25-25-27-28-31-32-33-34-36-36-37-37-36-36-36-34-31-29-27-27-27-26-26-25-23-22-21-20-20-21-22-25-26-28-29-30-31-31-32-30-29-30-29-26-24-22-21-22-21-21-20-18-17-17-15-16-17-18-20-21-24-24-25-26-26-26-24-23-24-24-21-19-16-16-16-16-15-15-13-12-11-10-11-12-13-15-16-19-19-19-20-21-21-19-18-17-17-14-12-10-10-10-9-9-9-6-6-5-4-4-6-6-9-10-12-13-13-14-14-15-12-11
Sunrise
- - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00
Sunset
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -

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
Criosfera1
612 km S
1285m alt.
4 hours ago
-33.6° C
No report.
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
2 hours ago
-10.4° C
-
9
Light winds from the E
(9 kph at 90).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.6° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the E
(33 kph at 90).
30 km
Mid: scattered
Amundsen-Scott
1325 km S
2835m alt.
2 hours ago
-
26 km
Mid: few
ASCAT289E67S
1337 km NNE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
43
Strong winds from the SE
(43 kph at 333.6).
- 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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