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Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) to prepare a flights.

METAR, TAF, VAC South Pole Station airport (Antarctica) / ICAO NZSP

This airport is located near the South Pole. It is one of the southernmost airports in the world.

South Pole Station airport (Antarctica) is located close to

Elevation : 2835 m = 9301 ft

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METAR for South Pole Station airport - NZSP

NZSP 201950Z 04015KT 2400 IC BLSN FEW000 BKN040 M24/ A2876 RMK BLSN FEW000 CLN AIR 04014KT ALL WNDS GRID SDF/HDP

Decoded METAR for South Pole Station Airport (Antarctica)

METAR issued by NZSP on Thursday 20th of January 2022 at 19:50 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 6 days and 147 hours and -8628 minutes ago.

Visibility is 2 km = 1 mile.

Temperature is -24 °C = -11 °F and dew point is °C = °C . This correspond to 690% relative humidity.

QNH is 974 mb = 28.76 inHg

Wind speed is 28 km/h = 15 kt, direction is 40°.

Clouds : few clouds at 0 ft = 0 m. broken at 4000 ft = 1220 m.

ice crystals

BL snow

Remarks : BL snow few clouds 000 CLN AIR 04014KT ALL WN duststorm hail ID SDF/HDP

TAF for South Pole Station airport - NZSP

NZSP 201459Z 2015/2115 36015KT 1600 IC BLSN SCT005 BKN010 QNH2878INS ALL WINDS GRID TEMPO 2015/2021 4800 IC BLSN FEW005 SCT010 BECMG 2019/2021 02015KT 3200 IC BLSN FEW005 SCT010 QNH2871INS BECMG 2023/2101 36012KT 1600 -SG BKN005 OVC010 QNH2868INS

Decoded TAF for South Pole Station Airport (Antarctica)

TAF issued by NZSP on Thursday 20th of January 2022 at 14:59 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 6 days and 8 hours and 3 minutes ago. A 24 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.

from Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 15:00 heure TU to Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 19:00 heure UTC

2015/2115 36015KT 1600 IC BLSN SCT005 BKN010 QNH2878INS ALL WINDS GRID

ALL

WINDS

Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h, direction is 360°

Visibility is 2 km = 1 mile.

ice crystals

BL snow

hail ID

scattered clouds at 500 ft = 150 m broken at 1000 ft = 300 m

temporarily from Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 15:00 heure TU to Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 21:00 heure UTC

TEMPO 2015/2021 4800 IC BLSN FEW005 SCT010

Visibility is 5 km = 3 mile.

ice crystals

BL snow

few clouds at 500 ft = 150 m scattered clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m

becoming from Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 21:00 heure TU to Friday 21st of January 2022 à 23:00 heure UTC

BECMG 2019/2021 02015KT 3200 IC BLSN FEW005 SCT010 QNH2871INS

Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h, direction is 20°

Visibility is 3 km = 2 mile.

ice crystals

BL snow

few clouds at 500 ft = 150 m scattered clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m

becoming from Friday 21st of January 2022 à 01:00 heure TU to Friday 21st of January 2022 à 15:00 heure UTC

BECMG 2023/2101 36012KT 1600 -SG BKN005 OVC010 QNH2868INS

Wind 12 kt = 22 km/h, direction is 360°

Visibility is 2 km = 1 mile.

light snow grains

broken at 500 ft = 150 m overcast at 1000 ft = 300 m

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