×

Log In

Or

Register With Us

    *required fields
    • Keep up to date with information about our latest climbs by joining our mailing list. Sign up and we'll keep you informed about new adventures, special offers, competitions, and news.

×
×

Check Availability

Mt. Rainier Route Info


Live Webcams:





Weather and Telemetry Info
Print this Page

National Weather Service Report

Current Version                Previous Version:  1  2  3  4  5  

RECREATIONAL REPORT

 
 SXUS46 KSEW 161127
RECSEW

Mount Rainier Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Seattle WA
427 AM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A prolonged period of stormy weather will develop
over Mount Rainier on Monday night and continue all the way into
next weekend. A cold front on Tuesday will be preceded by lots of
wind and precipitation. Then a strong warm front will arrive late
Tuesday night and Wednesday, accompanied by more heavy
precipitation and strong wind. A slow-moving cold front on
Thursday will then slip southward, bringing yet another round of
heavy precipitation before tapering to showers under an upper
trough for late Thursday and Friday. Another strong warm front is
forecast on Saturday, with more heavy precipitation and wind
possible, followed by weakening next Sunday.

&&

.IMPACTS...Stormy weather will create difficult backcountry
skiing and mountaineering conditions across much of the alpine
terrain of Mt. Rainier, including the Muir snowfield. Blizzard-
like conditions with strong winds and near zero visibility are
likely. A high level of skill and experience in alpine terrain,
including use of GPS, is recommended for navigation and camping in
these conditions.

&&

.MONDAY...Sunny. Freezing level near 11000 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in
the evening, then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow
level near 10000 feet.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Rain and snow. No snow accumulation near
Paradise. Snow level near 8000 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and
snow in the evening, then rain and snow likely after midnight.
Snow level near 6500 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level near 8500 feet.

&&

Temperature and wind forecasts for selected locations.

Mon Mon Tue Tue Wed
Night Night

Summit (14411 FT) 18 17 13 15 17
W 40 W 50 SW 75 W 70 SW 70

Camp Muir(10188 FT) 33 32 26 26 31
W 35 SW 45 SW 60 SW 50 SW 65

Paradise (5420 FT) 52 39 42 35 43
W 15 W 20 W 25 W 20 W 20

Longmire (2760 FT) 62 43 49 41 51
W 5 N 5 NW 10 NW 5 N 5

++ Temperatures and wind for the summit and Camp Muir are average
conditions expected in the free air at those elevations.
++ Temperatures for Paradise and Longmire are the expected highs and
lows. Wind is the average wind expected during that period.

.Extended Forecast...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain and snow. Snow level near
8500 feet.
.THURSDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level near 7000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Showers. Snow level near 5500 feet.
.FRIDAY...Showers. Snow level near 4500 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.SATURDAY...Rain and snow likely. Snow level near 3500 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Snow level near 7500 feet.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Snow level near 8000 feet.




www.weather.gov/seattle

Print this Page

Paradise Telemetry

					
    10-18-2017
    Northwest Avalanche Center
    Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
    
    Total snow may measure vegetation before there is snowcover

     MM/DD  Hour  Temp    RH  Wind  Wind  Wind  Hour Total 24 Hr Total Solar
             PST     F     %   Avg   Max   Dir Prec. Prec.  Snow  Snow  W/m2
                 5400' 5400' 5380' 5380' 5380' 5400' 5400' 5400' 5400' 5380'
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
     10 17  2200    31    93     3     6    66     0     0     0     8     0
     10 17  2300    31    62     3     5    47     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18     0    33    39     3     7     6     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18   100    34    27     4     8   298     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18   200    35    37     4     8   309     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18   300    36    80     5    11   283     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18   400    36    70     7    11   274     0     0     0     8     0
     10 18   500    36    78    10    18   263     0     0    -0     8     0
     10 18   600    37    89    11    16   280     0     0    -0     8     0
     10 18   700    35    93    10    15   273   .04   .04    -0     8     1
     10 18   800    34    96     8    11   280   .08   .12     0     8    15
     10 18   900    39    98    10    18   281   .17   .29    -0     8    22
     10 18  1000    41    99    13    22   278   .17   .46    -0     7    18
     10 18  1100    41    98    16    25   290   .14    .6    -0     7    18
     10 18  1200    42    99    16    25   301   .14   .74    -0     6    14
     10 18  1300    42    99    16    26   289   .16    .9    -0     7    13
     10 18  1400    43    99    16    25   279   .01   .91    -0     3     7
     10 18  1500    43    99    16    27   271   .03   .94    -0     5     3
     10 18  1600    43    99    15    23   264   .04   .98    -0     3     2
     10 18  1700    42    99    15    23   264   .04  1.02    -0    -3     0
     10 18  1800    42    99    17    28   273     0  1.02    -0     0     0
     10 18  1900    42    99    17    26   268   .02  1.04    -0     2     0
     10 18  2000    42    99    17    27   270     0  1.04    -0     0     0
     10 18  2100    42    99    18    28   270   .04  1.08    -0     2     0


          

                                                           Total
                                                           Prec.
                                                           5400'
          ------------------------------------------------------
                                                            1.08













                                      Page 1


				
Print this Page

Camp Muir Telemetry

					
          10-18-2017
          Northwest Avalanche Center
          Camp Muir, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington
          
          Wind gages unheated and may rime
          8-16-17: Wind speed out

            MM/DD   Hour   Temp     RH   Wind   Wind   Wind   Wind  Solar
                     PST      F      %    Min    Avg    Max    Dir   w/m2
                         10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110' 10110'
          ---------------------------------------------------------------
            10 17   2200     30     13      0      0      0    212      0
            10 17   2300     31     13      0      0      0    212      0
            10 18      0     30     11      0      0      0    212      0
            10 18    100     22     12      0      3     48    212      0
            10 18    200     28     12     31     49     68    212      0
            10 18    300     26     15     43     53     66    212      0
            10 18    400     25     30     46     60     72    232      0
            10 18    500     24     78     41     55     70    276      0
            10 18    600     27    100     40     61     81    278      0
            10 18    700     27    100     33     54     77    264      3
            10 18    800     29    100     33     58     71    256     24
            10 18    900     29    100     40     49     67    256     55
            10 18   1000     28    100     38     45     51    256     61
            10 18   1100     29    100     34     41     48    256     65
            10 18   1200     29    100     28     35     41    257     54
            10 18   1300     29    100     23     31     38    257     51
            10 18   1400     29    100      0     14     25    257     27
            10 18   1500     29    100      0      0      0    257     19
            10 18   1600     29    100      0      0      0    257     12
            10 18   1700     29    100      0      0      0    257      5
            10 18   1800     29    100      0      0      0    257      0
            10 18   1900     29    100      0      0      0    257      0
            10 18   2000     29    100      0      0      0    257      0





















                                      Page 1


				
Back to Top

Sign up for our Newsletter

    *required fields
    • Keep up to date with information about our latest climbs by joining our mailing list. Sign up and we'll keep you informed about new adventures, special offers, competitions, and news.
      privacy policy

Thank you for subscribing to the RMI Expeditions Newsletter!

While you're at it, you can sign up some of our other mailings as well:

Please choose the programs you'd like updates on: