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

AyVinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

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Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sun afternoon, min -31°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Sat afternoon, moderate winds from the WNW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Tue morning, min -31°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the W by Thu night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Fri morning, min -29°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Sun morning).

(Days 10-12):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Mon morning, min -32°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
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
light snow
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy snow shwrs some clouds cloudy light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds
Wind km/h
40
WSW
70
SW
40
WSW
25
NW
30
NW
35
NNW
45
NNW
40
NNW
30
NNW
25
NW
25
NNW
30
N
25
N
30
N
30
NNW
35
WSW
35
WSW
20
W
5
W
0
N
5
ENE
10
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
35
ENE
30
ENE
30
ENE
25
ENE
30
NE
15
N
15
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NE
10
N
Snow
 cm
2 - 1 - - - - - - 1 - - 2 2 4 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain
 mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
-30 -27 -25 -24 -23 -23 -25 -26 -27 -27 -27 -28 -29 -29 -30 -30 -29 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -28 -28 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -29 -30 -30 -31 -31
Min °C
-31 -28 -27 -24 -23 -24 -25 -27 -28 -27 -28 -28 -29 -30 -31 -31 -29 -28 -27 -27 -27 -27 -28 -28 -28 -29 -29 -29 -30 -29 -29 -30 -30 -30 -31 -32
 Feels °C
-43 -43 -35 -33 -33 -33 -38 -38 -37 -36 -36 -37 -38 -39 -41 -41 -40 -33 -32 -31 -32 -33 -35 -36 -38 -39 -38 -38 -38 -37 -35 -37 -39 -38 -38 -37
50 0 200 700 700 900 900 600 500 750 400 400 500 400 450 500 0 500 850 500 650 650 200 250 200 0 0 150 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-30-27-25-24-23-23-25-26-27-27-27-28-29-29-30-30-29-27-27-27-27-27-27-28-28-29-29-29-29-29-29-29-30-30-31-31-25-23-19-18-18-18-19-21-22-22-22-23-23-23-24-24-23-21-21-21-21-21-21-22-23-23-23-23-24-24-24-24-25-25-26-27-18-18-14-12-12-13-13-15-16-15-16-16-16-16-17-17-17-14-14-14-14-14-15-15-17-17-17-17-18-18-18-18-19-19-21-21-12-13-8-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-8-8-9-8-8-10-10-11-12-11-11-13-12-12-13-13-13-15-16-6-8-3-2-20-1-3-2-2-4-3-3-4-3-3-6-1-1-3-2-2-5-4-5-8-5-6-8-6-6-8-7-7-10-100-145566445333343055344121-111-110-20-1-3-3
Sunrise
0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 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 snow. Extremely cold (max -23°C on Sun afternoon, min -31°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Sat afternoon, moderate winds from the WNW by Sat night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Tue morning, min -31°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the W by Thu night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -27°C on Fri morning, min -29°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Sun morning).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
1270 km S
3012m alt.
1 hour ago
-31° C
moderate snow
Ice crystals.
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 0).
Mid: scattered
Rothera(89062-1)
1334 km NNE
1m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
-
13
Light winds from the S
(13 kph at 170).
>70 km
Halley
1456 km ESE
30m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.3° C
-
19
Light winds from the E
(19 kph at 100).
SHIP3325
1692 km NE
-m alt.
2 hours ago
3.0° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 300).
SHIP8128
1698 km NE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
3.0° C
2
Calm
(2 kph at 300).

* 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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