Vinson Massif weather

Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -37°C on Sun night, min -41°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the S on Sat night, moderate winds from the S by Mon afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Wed night, min -40°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Wed night, gales from the SW by Thu night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -41°C on Fri night, min -46°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Sat night, moderate winds from the SE by Mon night).

Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Mon
3
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
65 S65
60 S60
55 S55
45 SSW45
35 SSW35
30 SSW30
35 SSW35
55 SSW55
45 SSW45
35 S35
15 NE15
20 NE20
5 NNE5
20 SW20
40 SW40
65 SW65
60 SW60
50 SSW50
50 SSW50
65 SSW65
85 SSW85
115 SSW115
50 SSE50
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
20 ESE20
25 E25
clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-40 -39 -39 -37 -37 -39 -39 -40 -41 -38 -35 -34 -32 -32 -32 -33 -37 -39 -40 -41 -43 -45 -46 -46 -46 -46 -45
Low °C
-41 -40 -39 -38 -38 -39 -40 -40 -41 -40 -36 -34 -33 -32 -32 -36 -39 -39 -42 -41 -44 -46 -46 -46 -46 -46 -45
Chill °C
-65 -63 -62 -56 -56 -57 -57 -63 -63 -49 -52 -48 -42 -45 -50 -54 -60 -61 -63 -66 -72 -77 -71 -66 -65 -64 -64
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
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Sunset
- - 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: Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -37°C on Sun night, min -41°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the S on Sat night, moderate winds from the S by Mon afternoon).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -32°C on Wed night, min -40°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Wed night, gales from the SW by Thu night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -41°C on Fri night, min -46°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Sat night, moderate winds from the SE by Mon 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.
1 hour ago
-35.7° C
-
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 350).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
1 hour ago
-26.1° C
-
46
Strong winds from the SW
(46 kph at 220).
Fossil Bluff
941 km NE
55m alt.
1 hour ago
-31.1° C
-
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
Butler Island
988 km ENE
91m alt.
1 hour ago
-22.2° C
-
61
Near gales from the SSE
(61 kph at 130).
UnivWi21356
1000 km SSW
549m alt.
2 hours ago
-26.7° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).

* 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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