Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

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

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Sun morning, min -40°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NE on Sun night, calm by Mon afternoon).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -39°C on Thu night, min -43°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Wed night, strong winds from the NW by Fri afternoon).

Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
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partially cloudy
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snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
10 E10
15 ENE15
15 NE15
15 NNW15
30 WNW30
45 W45
40 NNW40
40 N40
55 NNE55
55 NNE55
20 N20
5 NW5
15 SW15
20 SW20
25 SW25
30 SW30
25 SSW25
20 S20
15 S15
15 SW15
15 W15
30 WNW30
25 N25
25 N25
30 NNW30
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-37 -37 -38 -38 -38 -39 -38 -36 -33 -33 -33 -38 -39 -39 -39 -39 -39 -39 -40 -40 -41 -41 -41 -39 -40 -41 -40
Low °C
-37 -38 -38 -38 -39 -39 -39 -37 -35 -33 -35 -39 -39 -39 -39 -39 -39 -39 -40 -41 -41 -41 -41 -40 -41 -42 -41
Chill °C
-51 -50 -49 -50 -50 -51 -60 -55 -51 -52 -54 -64 -54 -39 -51 -55 -57 -57 -58 -56 -57 -54 -55 -56 -57 -64 -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
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Sunrise
0:28 - - 0:36 - - 0:43 - - 0:51 - - 0:59 - - 1:06 - - 1:14 - - 1:21 - - 1:29 - -
Sunset
- 1:04 - - 12:56 - - 12:48 - - 12:41 - - 12:33 - - 12:23 - - 12:15 - - 12:07 - - 12:00 -

Issued local time.

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
University Wisconsin Id 8917
548 km NE
1395m alt.
3 hours ago
-13.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 90).
ASCATB273E73S
673 km N
15m alt.
2 hours ago
46
Strong winds from the SSE
(46 kph at 311.6).
- km
ASCAT273E73S
675 km N
15m alt.
3 hours ago
46
Strong winds from the SSE
(46 kph at 312.9).
- km
ASCATB274E73S
676 km N
15m alt.
2 hours ago
45
Strong winds from the SSE
(45 kph at 317.0).
- km
ASCAT274E73S
678 km N
15m alt.
3 hours ago
39
Strong winds from the SE
(39 kph at 331.0).
- 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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