Vinson Massif weather

Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -38°C on Tue night, min -42°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Sun afternoon, moderate winds from the NNE by Mon afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Thu morning, min -39°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the W by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -35°C on Mon morning, min -42°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat night, strong winds from the S by Sun night).

Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
28
Tue
29
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
50 ENE50
35 ENE35
30 ENE30
35 NE35
40 NE40
40 ENE40
45 ENE45
30 ENE30
30 ENE30
25 E25
10 E10
5 SW5
15 W15
20 W20
30 SW30
30 WSW30
40 W40
45 W45
30 W30
15 SW15
40 SSE40
30 S30
35 SSW35
15 WSW15
25 WSW25
20 W20
25 WNW25
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-41 -40 -41 -41 -39 -39 -39 -38 -38 -38 -37 -36 -37 -36 -36 -36 -36 -38 -40 -41 -39 -38 -36 -35 -35 -35 -36
Low °C
-41 -41 -42 -42 -41 -39 -39 -39 -38 -38 -38 -37 -37 -37 -36 -36 -38 -39 -41 -42 -40 -39 -36 -36 -35 -36 -37
Chill °C
-64 -60 -60 -59 -59 -60 -61 -57 -57 -55 -48 -44 -50 -54 -53 -54 -55 -59 -59 -60 -59 -57 -56 -51 -51 -51 -52
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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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00
Sunset
5:27 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -38°C on Tue night, min -42°C on Mon morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Sun afternoon, moderate winds from the NNE by Mon afternoon).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -36°C on Thu morning, min -39°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the W by Fri night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -35°C on Mon morning, min -42°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat night, strong winds from the S by Sun night).

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
-26.6° C
-
17
Light winds from the ENE
(17 kph at 60).
Criosfera1
612 km S
1285m alt.
3 hours ago
-35.2° C
No report.
56
Near gales from the S
(56 kph at 190).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-16.6° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the ESE
(24 kph at 110).
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
2 hours ago
-38.6° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-11.9° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 990).

* 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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