Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway

NZIR · Antarctica

METAR NZIR · Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway

23 May 05:55 LT
Wind direction of Wind direction 070° Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway 11/29
Wind: 4 kt, 2 beaufort

1 kt

4 kt
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No clouds
METAR NZCM 221755Z AUTO 07004KT 9999 CLR M30/M34 A2911 RMK AO2 SLP865 T12981344 11285 21336 53014 $

METAR Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway - NZIR

Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway is a small airport in Antarctica. The airport is located at latitude -77.85419 and longitude 166.46482. The airport has 2 runways: 11/29 and 16/34. The ICAO airport code of this field is NZIR. The airport is in the Auckland Oceanic East FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Williams Field on May 23, 2024 05:55, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 070° with a speed of 4 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are no clouds. No ceiling has been observed.

The temperature is -30 °C, with a wind chill of -41 °C. The dew point is -34 °C, the relative humidity is 68%. The air pressure at sea level is 986 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 12:00 and sets at 12:00. This applies to Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +12 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
11/29 174°-354° 4 kt 97 %
16/34 124°-304° 3 kt 2 kt 81 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


- CLR No clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature -29.8 °C
Dewpoint -34.4 °C
Rel. humidity 68%
Wind chill -41 °C
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
SLP865Sea level pressure is 986.5 hPa (29.13 inHg)
T12981344Temperature is -29.8 °C (-21.6 °F), dew point is -34.4 °C (-29.9 °F)
$This weather station needs maintenance
11285 21336 53014


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