Vinson Massif weather

Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Sun night, min -37°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sat morning, light winds from the W by Sun night).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -30°C on Mon afternoon, min -33°C on Wed afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Thu morning, min -34°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
5
Friday
6
Saturday
7
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
35 WSW35
35 WSW35
40 W40
40 W40
35 W35
35 WNW35
35 WNW35
15 W15
20 SW20
10 SSW10
10 W10
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
15 SE15
0 ENE0
10 NW10
10 N10
20 N20
20 NE20
20 ENE20
15 E15
10 E10
10 E10
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-36 -36 -36 -36 -36 -36 -36 -36 -32 -31 -30 -30 -30 -30 -32 -32 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -34 -34 -34 -34 -34 -33
Low °C
-36 -37 -37 -36 -36 -36 -36 -36 -35 -32 -31 -31 -30 -31 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -33 -34 -34 -34 -34 -34 -34 -34
Chill °C
-52 -54 -55 -56 -56 -55 -55 -54 -46 -43 -38 -38 -40 -41 -43 -46 -46 -45 -33 -43 -43 -48 -48 -49 -46 -45 -40
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
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Sunrise
9:30 - - 9:43 - - 9:53 - - 10:04 - - 10:14 - - 10:23 - - 10:34 - - 10:43 - - 10:52 - -
Sunset
- 4:19 - - 4:07 - - 3:56 - - 3:45 - - 3:33 - - 3:23 - - 3:14 - - 3:04 - - 2:55 -

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -32°C on Sun night, min -37°C on Fri afternoon)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sat morning, light winds from the W by Sun night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -30°C on Mon afternoon, min -33°C on Wed afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -33°C on Thu morning, min -34°C on Thu night)Wind will be generally light.

This table gives the weather forecast for Vinson Massif at the specific elevation of 4897 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
SHIP2933
599 km W
3m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.5° C
68
Gales from the SSE
(68 kph at 130).
Criosfera1
610 km S
1285m alt.
4 hours ago
-34.7° C
No report.
48
Strong winds from the SSW
(48 kph at 200).
NavyOperated(amos)
720 km SW
1530m alt.
4 hours ago
-27.9° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the N
(35 kph at 360).
Harry
784 km SSW
945m alt.
4 hours ago
-22.3° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the NNE
(26 kph at 30).
University Wisconsin Id 21358
810 km S
1463m alt.
4 hours ago
-18.9° C
-
9
Light winds from the ENE
(9 kph at 60).

* 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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