Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Wed morning, min -42°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Wed morning, moderate winds from the NW by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Extremely cold (max -40°C on Fri afternoon, min -43°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the ENE by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night. Extremely cold (max -41°C on Wed morning, min -47°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, near gales from the N by Thu night).

Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
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
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
35 WNW35
35 WNW35
40 WNW40
75 W75
60 W60
30 NW30
20 NW20
25 NNW25
30 NNW30
60 NNW60
80 NW80
35 N35
20 NE20
30 NE30
30 NNE30
30 NE30
35 NE35
30 ENE30
15 ENE15
5 W5
30 W30
15 NNW15
25 N25
30 NW30
20 NW20
20 NNW20
25 NNE25
some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow some clouds light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 3 - 1 6 3 3 - 2 2 3 1 1 2 1 - - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
High °C
-37 -38 -39 -36 -36 -36 -37 -38 -41 -42 -40 -40 -40 -41 -40 -40 -41 -42 -43 -44 -43 -43 -43 -42 -41 -41 -41
Low °C
-37 -39 -41 -38 -36 -37 -38 -39 -42 -42 -41 -41 -41 -42 -41 -41 -41 -42 -43 -44 -44 -43 -43 -43 -41 -41 -42
Chill °C
-55 -57 -64 -59 -58 -55 -52 -54 -61 -67 -65 -62 -55 -60 -59 -59 -61 -62 -57 -54 -59 -58 -61 -61 -58 -58 -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
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - -
Sunset
- 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

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
Univ Wi Id 8917
548 km NE
1395m alt.
3 hours ago
-19.1° C
No report.
52
Near gales from the N
(52 kph at 360).
Criosfera1
612 km S
1285m alt.
2 hours ago
-45.7° C
No report.
57
Near gales from the S
(57 kph at 190).
Limbert Aws
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-37.5° C
No report.
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
3 hours ago
-53.8° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the SW
(9 kph at 220).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
3 hours ago
-11.7° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 240).

* 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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