Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Wed night, min -36°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon afternoon, gales from the W by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Thu night, min -33°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Thu night, calm by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Thu morning, min -35°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, fresh winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
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
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 W15
25 WNW25
25 WSW25
50 SW50
40 W40
50 WNW50
40 WNW40
55 WSW55
20 NNW20
30 NW30
55 WSW55
15 W15
10 N10
5 NE5
10 ESE10
10 SE10
20 SSW20
25 SW25
20 SSW20
10 SSW10
5 WSW5
10 SW10
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
10 WNW10
20 W20
some clouds light snow some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 - - 1 2 - 1 1 3 - - 1 4 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-32 -33 -36 -34 -30 -30 -31 -28 -29 -30 -27 -27 -29 -31 -31 -32 -32 -32 -32 -33 -34 -35 -33 -33 -32 -32 -33
Low °C
-33 -35 -36 -35 -32 -30 -31 -30 -30 -31 -31 -29 -30 -31 -31 -32 -33 -32 -33 -34 -35 -35 -35 -33 -33 -33 -34
Chill °C
-44 -47 -52 -54 -47 -49 -49 -44 -42 -46 -41 -38 -38 -37 -40 -40 -46 -46 -46 -44 -42 -45 -44 -45 -40 -40 -47
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
-38-39-41-38-35-35-38-34-34-35-33-33-35-36-37-37-37-37-38-39-40-40-39-38-38-38-39-32-33-36-34-30-30-31-28-29-30-27-27-29-31-31-32-32-32-32-33-34-35-33-33-32-32-33-25-27-29-28-24-24-24-22-23-24-21-21-24-25-25-26-25-25-26-26-28-29-28-27-26-26-27-20-21-23-23-18-18-18-16-19-19-14-15-18-19-19-20-19-19-20-20-23-24-22-21-21-20-21-14-15-17-18-12-12-13-11-14-14-8-9-12-12-13-15-13-13-15-15-17-19-16-16-16-14-15-8-9-10-11-5-5-6-4-8-7-2-3-6-6-6-8-7-7-9-8-10-12-10-9-9-8-9
Sunrise
- - 8:37 - - 8:22 - - 8:07 - - 7:47 - - 7:22 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00
Sunset
4:00 - - 4:13 - - 4:28 - - 4:44 - - 5:01 - - 5:27 - - 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.
2 hours ago
-20.0° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 50).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
-29.3° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the SW
(20 kph at 220).
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
2 hours ago
-36.4° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the WSW
(24 kph at 240).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.4° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 990).
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
2 hours ago
-25.2° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).

* 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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