Falkland Islands weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Falkland Islands

The best time to visit in Falkland Islands is from January until March and December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Falkland Islands is 12°C in January and the lowest is 5°C in July.

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

Average weather Falkland Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 12 11 9 7 6 5 6 6 8 9 10
Precipitation (mm) 27 28 29 26 30 33 28 27 23 27 25 30

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14 day weather forecast Falkland Islands

The weather for in Falkland Islands will be 12° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Falkland Islands is based on the weather conditions in the city of Stanley.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
0.7 mm 40% 8 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0.1 mm 20% 8 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
2.4 mm 70% 13 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 7
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
1.4 mm 60% 9 m/s 2
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 4
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4

Climate Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Falkland Islands is 8° degrees and there is about 332 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 115 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Falkland Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 12 11 9 7 6 5 6 6 8 9 10
Night temp. (°C) 9 8 8 7 5 4 3 4 4 5 6 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 28 29 26 30 33 28 27 23 27 25 30
Days with rain 16 16 16 17 16 16 14 14 13 14 15 17
Days with snow - - - 1 1 4 7 5 3 2 1 -
Dry days 15 12 15 12 14 10 10 12 14 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 8 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4
UV-index 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
Climate data from city: Stanley

Falkland Islands weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Falkland Islands? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Falkland Islands?

Falkland Islands lies in a straight line about 6,329 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Stanley).

How long is the flight to Falkland Islands?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Falkland Islands is approximately 8 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Falkland Islands?

These are the largest airports in Falkland Islands:

How many inhabitants are there in Falkland Islands?

Falkland Islands has approximately 2,563 inhabitants.

How big is Falkland Islands?

The area of Falkland Islands is around 12,200 km². It is 100x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Falkland Islands?

The capital of Falkland Islands is Stanley.

What is the currency of Falkland Islands?

In Falkland Islands the Falkland Islands pound (FKP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Falkland Islands pound = 0.049 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 20.45 Falkland Islands pound
  • 10 Falkland Islands pound = 0.489 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 204.49 Falkland Islands pound
  • 100 Falkland Islands pound = 4.89 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 2,044.95 Falkland Islands pound

What is the area code of Falkland Islands?

The area code to call Falkland Islands is +500.