Best time to visit, weather and climate Antarctica

Best time to visit Antarctica

Climate Antarctica per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-28°C -37°C -47°C -52°C -51°C -53°C -53°C -53°C -51°C -45°C -34°C -28°C
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The best time to visit Antarctica is in january and february and november and december, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Antarctica is -28°C in january and the lowest is -53°C in june.

The average climate figure for Antarctica is an 5,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Antarctica has the ice cap climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Antarctica or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Antarctica

Antarctica has the ice cap climate prevailing. It is always cold here with temperatures below 0°C. The average annual temperature for Antarctica is -44° degrees and there is about 9 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 326 days a year with an average humidity of 96% and an UV-index of 1.


Climate Antarctica

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -28°C -37°C -47°C -52°C -51°C -53°C -53°C -53°C -51°C -45°C -34°C -28°C
Night -37°C -45°C -52°C -55°C -55°C -57°C -57°C -57°C -56°C -52°C -43°C -37°C
Precip 1
mm
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1
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1
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1
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1
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1
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1
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Rain
days
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Snow
days
1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
Dry
days
30 27 30 29 29 29 30 30 29 31 29 30
Sun hours
per day
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 4 4 4 3 4 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
 


Climate Antarctica january

On average, it is maximum -28° in january in Antarctica and at least around -37° degrees. The it will be dry 30 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Climate Antarctica february

On average, it is maximum -37° in february in Antarctica and at least around -45° degrees. The it will be dry 27 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Climate Antarctica march

On average, it is maximum -47° in march in Antarctica and at least around -52° degrees. The it will be dry 30 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate Antarctica april

On average, it is maximum -52° in april in Antarctica and at least around -55° degrees. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Antarctica may

On average, it is maximum -51° in may in Antarctica and at least around -55° degrees. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 2 days in may.

Climate Antarctica june

On average, it is maximum -53° in june in Antarctica and at least around -57° degrees. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Climate Antarctica july

On average, it is maximum -53° in july in Antarctica and at least around -57° degrees. The it will be dry 30 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in july.

Climate Antarctica august

On average, it is maximum -53° in august in Antarctica and at least around -57° degrees. The it will be dry 30 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in august.

Climate Antarctica september

On average, it is maximum -51° in september in Antarctica and at least around -56° degrees. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in september.

Climate Antarctica october

On average, it is maximum -45° in october in Antarctica and at least around -52° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Antarctica.

Climate Antarctica november

On average, it is maximum -34° in november in Antarctica and at least around -43° degrees. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Antarctica december

On average, it is maximum -28° in december in Antarctica and at least around -37° degrees. The it will be dry 30 days this month in Antarctica and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Antarctica

The weather for in Antarctica will be -31° till -33° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
26 Oct
Licht bewolkt -37°C -41°C 0 mm 0% 13m/s 4
Tu
27 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt -31°C -38°C 0 mm 0% 12m/s 3
We
28 Oct
Helder -34°C -37°C 0 mm 0% 11m/s 3
Th
29 Oct
Helder -35°C -39°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 3
Fr
30 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt -36°C -40°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 3
Sa
31 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt -38°C -42°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 3
Su
1 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt -38°C -42°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
2 Nov
Helder -29°C -40°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 3
Tu
3 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt -26°C -35°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 3
We
4 Nov
Helder -32°C -42°C 0 mm 0% 12m/s 3
Th
5 Nov
Helder -36°C -43°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 3
Fr
6 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt -33°C -40°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 2
Sa
7 Nov
Helder -34°C -39°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 3
Su
8 Nov
Helder -33°C -37°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 3

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Hotels and apartments in Antarctica

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About Antarctica

Antarctica is in the continental part . The total surface is 14.000.000 km² and the population consists of 1.106 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 11x bigger than New Zealand. If you want to call Antarctica you have to use + or 00 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +5012457809 or 005012457809.

Antarctica is in a straight line at 6.615 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 9 hours10.

Currency Antarctica


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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.


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Time difference Antarctica

In Antarctica it is now 05:38 o’clock at night on tuesday 27 october 2020. That is 11 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Antarctica is Antarctica/South_Pole and the Greenwich time is UTC+13.

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