Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Wed night, min -36°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Extremely cold (max -31°C on Sun night, min -36°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Sat night, calm by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Extremely cold (max -25°C on Sat afternoon, min -35°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Tue night, severe gales from the ENE by Sat afternoon).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Fri
21
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
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
30 NE30
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
25 ENE25
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
30 NNE30
30 NE30
25 ENE25
25 E25
30 ENE30
25 E25
10 SE10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
0 NW0
5 ENE5
10 ENE10
20 ENE20
20 E20
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
25 ENE25
35 ENE35
35 ESE35
45 ENE45
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 6 6 11 4 3 5 1 - - - 1 6 4 5 15 5 4 9 4 4 6 2 - 3 7 11
High °C
-33 -33 -33 -34 -34 -35 -35 -34 -34 -32 -32 -32 -31 -32 -33 -34 -34 -35 -35 -35 -35 -34 -33 -31 -29 -30 -30
Low °C
-34 -33 -34 -34 -34 -35 -36 -35 -34 -34 -32 -32 -32 -32 -33 -34 -35 -35 -36 -35 -35 -35 -33 -32 -30 -31 -31
Chill °C
-49 -47 -47 -49 -50 -50 -52 -50 -51 -47 -47 -48 -45 -42 -44 -43 -34 -35 -45 -49 -49 -49 -48 -48 -45 -47 -49
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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Sunrise
- 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

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.
2 hours ago
-14.1° C
-
9
Light winds from the E
(9 kph at 90).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.0° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WSW
(20 kph at 240).
Filchner
839 km ESE
105m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 60).
ASCATB249E73S
895 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 326.4).
- km
ASCATB248E74S
895 km W
15m alt.
3 hours ago
18
Light winds from the ESE
(18 kph at 290.3).
- km

* 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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