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

AyVinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

Issued: 5am Mon 17 May Local Time
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Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Extremely cold (max -28°C on Mon night, min -38°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NNW on Tue morning, light winds from the NNW by Wed night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Fri morning, min -44°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Thu morning, severe gales from the W by Fri morning).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -34°C on Tue night, min -44°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Sun night, strong winds from the SW by Tue night).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Wed morning, min -40°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, severe gales from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
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 night
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
Wind km/h
60 N60
95 WNW95
85 NNW85
90 NNW90
85 NNW85
70 NNE70
45 NW45
30 NW30
20 N20
10 NNW10
20 SSW20
40 WSW40
75 WSW75
80 W80
70 WNW70
35 NW35
30 WSW30
35 SW35
85 SSW85
100 SSW100
110 SSW110
105 SW105
85 SW85
80 SW80
90 WSW90
75 SW75
65 SW65
45 SW45
45 WSW45
40 W40
45 WNW45
25 NW25
5 SSW5
30 SSW30
80 SSW80
75 WSW75
some clouds cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy mod. snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow
Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - 4 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - 6 1 - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 1 2 1 - - 4
High °C
-34 -32 -28 -28 -28 -30 -36 -37 -38 -39 -38 -35 -33 -33 -33 -37 -39 -41 -44 -44 -41 -39 -37 -35 -35 -35 -34 -33 -33 -34 -35 -36 -38 -37 -34 -34
Low °C
-36 -34 -30 -28 -29 -38 -37 -37 -38 -39 -39 -38 -34 -33 -36 -38 -40 -44 -44 -44 -43 -40 -38 -37 -35 -35 -35 -34 -34 -35 -35 -37 -40 -39 -35 -39
Chill °C
-56 -55 -49 -50 -50 -51 -55 -55 -54 -49 -56 -59 -57 -56 -56 -56 -58 -62 -73 -75 -71 -66 -64 -61 -60 -59 -54 -52 -52 -53 -55 -52 -50 -60 -57 -57
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-34-32-28-28-28-30-36-37-38-39-38-35-33-33-33-37-39-41-44-44-41-39-37-35-35-35-34-33-33-34-35-36-38-37-34-34-28-26-23-23-23-24-30-30-31-32-32-30-28-28-28-33-36-38-40-40-37-34-32-29-29-29-28-27-26-27-28-30-33-32-30-29-21-19-17-17-17-18-23-22-23-25-25-24-22-22-22-29-33-35-36-36-32-29-27-23-23-22-21-20-19-20-21-24-27-27-24-23-17-14-13-14-13-14-18-18-18-20-20-19-16-16-16-24-28-32-33-33-29-25-22-17-17-16-16-15-14-15-16-19-22-23-20-17-14-9-9-10-10-11-14-15-14-15-14-14-11-11-11-19-23-28-29-29-26-21-18-11-11-10-11-10-10-10-11-14-17-20-16-11-7-2-2-4-3-4-8-9-7-8-8-8-4-4-4-12-17-22-23-23-19-15-12-5-4-3-4-3-3-3-5-8-11-13-9-4
Sunrise
12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 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 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Vinson Massif is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon nightExtremely cold (max -28°C on Mon night, min -38°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NNW on Tue morning, light winds from the NNW by Wed night).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri nightExtremely cold (max -33°C on Fri morning, min -44°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Thu morning, severe gales from the W by Fri morning).

Vinson Massif Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -34°C on Tue night, min -44°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SSW on Sun night, strong winds from the SW by Tue night).

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.
3 hours ago
-5.9° C
-
70
Gales from the N
(70 kph at 10).
Criosfera 1
612 km S
1285m alt.
3 hours ago
-38.5° C
No report.
39
Strong winds from the SSW
(39 kph at 200).
NavyOperated(amos)
723 km SW
1530m alt.
2 hours ago
-28.3° C
-
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 80).
Limbert
723 km ENE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
-14.3° C
-
13
Light winds from the ENE
(13 kph at 60).
Harry
788 km SSW
945m alt.
2 hours ago
-23.6° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the E
(31 kph at 80).

* 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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