Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -41°C on Wed morning, min -47°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -41°C on Sun morning, min -46°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Sat night, fresh winds from the ENE by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Thu night, min -43°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the NW on Wed afternoon, near gales from the WNW by Fri morning).

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 SW5
10 S10
10 S10
15 S15
30 SE30
20 SSE20
15 SE15
15 E15
15 NE15
25 ENE25
20 NNE20
10 E10
30 ENE30
30 ENE30
20 E20
15 N15
10 NNW10
20 WNW20
30 WNW30
30 WNW30
50 WNW50
50 WNW50
30 WNW30
30 NW30
45 W45
55 W55
45 W45
clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 2 2 2 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - 2
High °C
-41 -42 -42 -42 -42 -43 -43 -44 -46 -46 -45 -42 -41 -42 -42 -42 -42 -42 -42 -42 -42 -40 -40 -40 -38 -36 -33
Low °C
-41 -42 -42 -42 -42 -43 -44 -45 -47 -46 -45 -45 -42 -42 -43 -42 -42 -42 -42 -42 -43 -41 -40 -41 -39 -37 -36
Chill °C
-49 -52 -54 -56 -61 -60 -56 -60 -63 -65 -62 -61 -60 -61 -57 -55 -55 -57 -61 -61 -66 -61 -59 -62 -60 -58 -54
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
-41-42-42-42-42-43-43-44-46-46-45-42-41-42-42-42-42-42-42-42-42-40-40-40-38-36-33-36-37-37-37-37-37-39-40-42-43-42-39-38-38-38-37-37-37-37-37-37-36-35-35-33-31-28-31-31-31-31-32-32-33-35-37-39-39-36-34-34-33-32-32-32-32-32-32-31-30-29-26-25-23-26-26-26-26-27-27-28-30-33-34-35-31-30-30-28-27-27-26-26-27-27-26-25-24-21-20-17-21-22-21-21-22-22-23-25-28-29-30-26-25-25-23-22-21-21-21-22-21-21-20-19-16-14-11-15-15-14-15-15-15-17-19-21-23-23-20-18-18-16-15-15-14-14-15-15-14-14-13-9-8-5
Sunrise
5:11 - - 4:39 - - 4:18 - - 4:00 - - 3:45 - - 3:31 - - 3:18 - - 3:06 - - 2:55 - -
Sunset
- 6:20 - - 6:50 - - 7:11 - - 7:28 - - 7:43 - - 7:56 - - 8:08 - - 8:21 - - 8:32 -

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
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.7° C
-
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 160).
40 km
Mid: clear
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
1 hour ago
-25.2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
35 km
Mid: clear
Marambio Base
1857 km NE
198m alt.
1 hour ago
-20.2° C
State of sky unchanged.
31
Fresh winds from the SE
(31 kph at 180).
35 km
Mid: scattered
NordenskioldBase
1928 km ESE
580m alt.
1 hour ago
-15.9° C
Light hail showers.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 100).
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
1935 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).

* 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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