Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -34°C on Sun morning, min -42°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SE on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SE by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Wed morning, min -44°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Sun night, min -43°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun night, gales from the S by Mon night).

Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
60 ESE60
75 SE75
65 ESE65
40 ENE40
30 E30
30 ENE30
20 ENE20
15 ESE15
15 SE15
15 ESE15
15 SE15
15 SSE15
15 S15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 S15
20 SSE20
30 S30
45 S45
50 S50
30 SSW30
15 SSW15
20 SW20
45 SSW45
light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 3 5 1 1 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-34 -36 -39 -40 -39 -37 -37 -37 -38 -38 -39 -40 -40 -41 -42 -42 -43 -43 -43 -43 -40 -39 -37 -36 -37 -38 -40
Low °C
-35 -37 -42 -41 -40 -39 -37 -37 -38 -38 -39 -40 -40 -41 -42 -43 -43 -44 -43 -43 -42 -40 -38 -36 -37 -39 -41
Chill °C
-56 -60 -64 -59 -57 -54 -53 -50 -50 -52 -52 -53 -54 -54 -57 -57 -57 -57 -58 -60 -61 -62 -58 -55 -50 -54 -59
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
-38-40-43-45-44-42-42-42-42-42-43-43-44-44-45-46-46-47-47-47-45-43-41-41-41-42-44-34-36-39-40-39-37-37-37-38-38-39-40-40-41-42-42-43-43-43-43-40-39-37-36-37-38-40-30-31-35-35-34-32-31-31-32-33-34-36-36-37-38-38-39-39-39-38-35-34-32-30-31-32-35-25-26-30-30-29-27-26-26-27-29-30-31-31-32-34-34-35-35-34-34-31-30-28-25-26-27-30-19-20-24-25-24-21-20-21-22-24-25-26-26-27-29-29-30-30-30-30-26-25-23-20-21-22-25-12-13-17-18-17-15-14-14-16-17-19-20-20-21-22-23-23-24-23-23-19-19-16-14-14-16-19
Sunrise
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 5:11 - - 4:39 - - 4:18 - - 4:00 - - 3:45 - - 3:31 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 6:20 - - 6:50 - - 7:11 - - 7:28 - - 7:43 - - 7:56 -

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
Univ Wi Id 8917
548 km NE
1395m alt.
54 minutes ago
-20.0° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 50).
Limbert Aws
723 km ENE
40m alt.
54 minutes ago
-29.3° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the SW
(20 kph at 220).
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
54 minutes ago
-25.2° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
54 minutes ago
-14.6° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, above eye level.
120
Extremely windy from the NNE
(120 kph at 20).
0.9 km
Mid: scattered
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
54 minutes ago
-8.6° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
20
Moderate winds from the NW
(20 kph at 320).
1.5 km
Mid: overcast

* 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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