Vinson Massif
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Wed night, min -42°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Mon night, light winds from the NW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Extremely cold (max -32°C on Sat afternoon, min -35°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Thu night, moderate winds from the NNW by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Vinson Massif Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -33°C on Sun morning, min -38°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Mon afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Wed afternoon).

Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
35 WNW35
40 W40
55 SW55
35 SW35
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
50 WSW50
40 WSW40
20 WNW20
25 NW25
25 NNW25
40 NNW40
25 NW25
30 N30
20 NNW20
30 NW30
30 NNW30
30 N30
30 NNE30
35 NE35
40 NE40
45 NE45
50 NE50
40 NE40
35 NE35
35 NE35
25 NNE25
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 4 3 2 5 2 3 6 1 3 6 2 3 6 3 4 6 2 2 3
High °C
-38 -41 -39 -38 -38 -36 -35 -34 -33 -33 -33 -34 -34 -34 -34 -33 -32 -32 -32 -33 -33 -33 -33 -33 -33 -34 -35
Low °C
-39 -42 -42 -39 -39 -38 -35 -34 -34 -33 -33 -35 -34 -35 -35 -33 -32 -33 -33 -34 -34 -33 -33 -33 -34 -35 -35
Chill °C
-58 -63 -60 -57 -57 -58 -56 -53 -47 -48 -49 -54 -50 -51 -50 -49 -48 -48 -48 -50 -52 -52 -53 -52 -51 -51 -52
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
-38-41-39-38-38-36-35-34-33-33-33-34-34-34-34-33-32-32-32-33-33-33-33-33-33-34-35-33-36-34-34-34-31-30-30-28-27-28-28-28-29-28-27-27-27-27-29-29-29-29-28-28-29-30-28-31-29-28-29-26-25-25-22-22-22-22-22-23-22-21-21-22-22-23-24-23-24-23-22-23-23-22-26-23-23-23-20-19-19-17-17-18-17-17-18-16-16-16-16-17-18-18-18-19-17-17-17-17-17-20-17-17-18-14-13-14-12-12-13-12-12-13-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-14-11-11-11-10-10-14-11-10-12-7-7-7-5-5-7-6-5-7-4-4-5-4-5-7-6-6-8-5-4-5-4
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
Belgrano-2 Base
1125 km ESE
251m alt.
1 hour ago
-11.8° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
40 km
Mid: clear
ASCATB257E68S
1284 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
53
Near gales from the NW
(53 kph at 130.8).
- km
ASCATB256E68S
1289 km WNW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
53
Near gales from the NW
(53 kph at 129.5).
- km
San-Martin-Base
1292 km NE
4m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.2° C
Mist
15
Light winds from the NNE
(15 kph at 20).
4.0 km
Mid: overcast
ASCATB258E68S
1303 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
54
Near gales from the NW
(54 kph at 131.0).
- 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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