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

AyVinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 12am Sat 23 Oct Local Time
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Mountain icon 6 Vinson Massif Elevations: 6 Forecast Elevations:
 

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Mon afternoon, min -41°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, gales from the NE by Mon morning).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Mon night, min -38°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Mon night, light winds from the NE by Thu afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Sat night, min -38°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Thu night, severe gales from the NNE by Sun morning).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Sun night, min -37°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NNE on Sun night, moderate winds from the ESE by Tue morning).

Fri
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wed
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 night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds clear
Wind km/h
5
NW
15
NE
25
NE
40
NE
55
NE
45
NE
50
NE
60
NE
60
ENE
70
ENE
50
ENE
35
ENE
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
30
NNE
40
W
25
NW
35
N
30
N
15
NNE
65
NNE
75
NNE
80
NE
75
NE
70
ENE
50
ENE
30
ESE
25
SE
25
SSE
30
S
35
SSW
Snow
 cm
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Rain
 mm
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Max °C
-37 -38 -39 -39 -41 -41 -37 -37 -36 -36 -37 -37 -36 -36 -37 -37 -37 -38 -37 -37 -35 -33 -33 -32 -29 -30 -32 -32 -35 -35 -34 -33 -34 -33 -34 -36
Min °C
-38 -38 -39 -40 -41 -41 -40 -37 -36 -37 -37 -37 -37 -36 -38 -38 -38 -38 -38 -37 -35 -35 -33 -32 -30 -32 -33 -34 -35 -36 -36 -34 -34 -34 -35 -37
 Chill °C
-47 -51 -55 -58 -65 -63 -59 -60 -59 -60 -59 -56 -49 -48 -50 -51 -50 -50 -49 -54 -54 -50 -50 -48 -44 -51 -55 -55 -59 -58 -53 -49 -50 -49 -51 -55
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-37-38-39-39-41-41-37-37-36-36-37-37-36-36-37-37-37-38-37-37-35-33-33-32-29-30-32-32-35-35-34-33-34-33-34-36-33-34-35-36-37-37-33-33-32-32-32-32-30-30-32-31-31-32-30-30-29-27-26-26-24-26-28-28-30-31-28-28-29-28-29-32-29-29-31-31-32-33-29-28-27-27-27-27-24-23-25-25-25-26-22-22-22-19-19-19-18-21-22-23-25-26-22-21-23-22-23-27-24-25-27-26-27-29-24-24-23-22-21-22-17-17-20-19-19-21-16-16-17-14-14-15-14-17-19-19-20-21-16-15-18-17-17-22-19-20-23-21-21-24-19-19-18-16-16-18-12-11-16-14-14-17-10-10-13-9-9-11-10-12-15-15-15-16-10-10-14-11-12-18-13-13-16-14-15-18-12-12-12-10-9-11-5-5-9-7-7-11-4-4-7-2-2-4-3-6-8-9-9-9-4-3-8-4-5-11
Sunrise
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Sunset
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Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Mon afternoon, min -41°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, gales from the NE by Mon morning).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -36°C on Mon night, min -38°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Mon night, light winds from the NE by Thu afternoon).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -29°C on Sat night, min -38°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Thu night, severe gales from the NNE 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
Sky-Blu
552 km NE
1589m alt.
3 hours ago
-20.7° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the NE
(26 kph at 50).
Criosfera1
612 km S
1285m alt.
2 hours ago
-36.6° C
No report.
48
Strong winds from the SSW
(48 kph at 200).
Limbert
723 km ENE
165m alt.
3 hours ago
-20.5° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
788 km SSW
945m alt.
2 hours ago
-24.3° C
-
43
Strong winds from the NE
(43 kph at 50).
Theresa
814 km S
1463m alt.
2 hours ago
-24.5° C
-
48
Strong winds from the E
(48 kph at 90).

* 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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