Vinson Massif weather
– Lat/Long: 78.58° S 85.42° W

AyVinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

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Mountain icon 6 Vinson Massif Elevations: 6 Forecast Elevations:
 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Sat night, min -35°C on Thu morning). Mainly near gales.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Sun morning, min -39°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Sun night, moderate winds from the NE by Mon night).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Wed morning, min -42°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Wed night, calm by Thu night).

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -37°C on Mon night, min -42°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Mon night).

Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds
Wind km/h
45
WSW
55
SW
50
SW
50
WSW
45
WSW
45
WSW
50
W
50
WNW
50
WNW
35
NW
25
NW
35
NNW
40
N
25
NNE
30
NE
30
ENE
45
ENE
30
ENE
35
NE
25
ENE
35
E
30
ESE
15
NNE
5
N
5
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
W
5
NW
5
NW
5
WSW
10
W
20
WSW
35
WSW
Snow
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Rain
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Max °C
-34 -33 -33 -33 -33 -32 -32 -31 -30 -28 -28 -31 -33 -33 -34 -36 -38 -37 -36 -36 -36 -39 -41 -40 -39 -40 -41 -42 -41 -40 -41 -41 -40 -40 -39 -37
Min °C
-35 -34 -33 -33 -33 -32 -32 -32 -32 -29 -28 -33 -34 -34 -35 -37 -38 -39 -36 -36 -37 -42 -42 -41 -39 -41 -42 -42 -42 -41 -41 -41 -41 -40 -40 -38
 Feels °C
-47 -47 -46 -46 -46 -45 -45 -45 -42 -38 -37 -41 -45 -42 -43 -46 -50 -47 -46 -45 -47 -49 -50 -45 -44 -46 -46 -48 -47 -45 -46 -46 -45 -46 -49 -48
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-40-39-39-39-39-38-38-38-36-34-34-37-38-38-38-40-42-41-39-40-41-44-45-44-44-45-46-47-46-45-46-46-45-45-44-41-34-33-33-33-33-32-32-31-30-28-28-31-33-33-34-36-38-37-36-36-36-39-41-40-39-40-41-42-41-40-41-41-40-40-39-37-28-27-26-27-25-25-25-24-24-22-21-24-28-29-30-31-33-33-31-32-31-34-37-35-34-34-36-36-36-35-35-35-34-34-34-32-23-21-19-20-19-18-20-19-19-17-16-19-24-26-27-27-28-28-27-27-25-29-32-30-28-29-30-32-32-30-30-30-30-30-29-27-18-16-13-14-13-12-15-15-15-14-13-16-21-24-25-25-24-23-21-21-20-23-26-25-24-23-25-28-28-26-26-27-26-26-25-23-12-10-7-8-6-6-9-9-8-7-6-9-14-18-19-18-18-16-15-15-14-17-19-19-17-17-18-21-22-19-19-20-19-19-19-16
Sunrise
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 5:09 - - 4:37 - - 4:16 - - 4:00 - - 3:45 - - 3:31 - - 3:17 - - 3:05 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 6:20 - - 6:52 - - 7:13 - - 7:30 - - 7:43 - - 7:58 - - 8:10 - - 8:21 -

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Sat night, min -35°C on Thu morning). Mainly near gales.

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Sun morning, min -39°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Sun night, moderate winds from the NE by Mon night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Wed morning, min -42°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Wed night, calm by Thu night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Baldrick Automatic Weather Station
1291 km SE
1968m alt.
3 hours ago
-50.7° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the E
(33 kph at 80).
Rothera(89062-1)
1339 km NNE
1m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.2° C
-
46
Strong winds from the N
(46 kph at 10).
1342 km S
3012m alt.
2 hours ago
-62° C
moderate snow
Blowing moderate snow.
28
Moderate winds from the NE
(28 kph at 50).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Halley
1465 km ESE
30m alt.
3 hours ago
-29.4° C
-
6
Light winds from the W
(6 kph at 260).
BaseMarambio
1857 km NE
200m alt.
1 hour ago
-7.0° C
-
17
Light winds from the NW
(17 kph at 320).
35 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.

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