Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The best time to visit Heard Island and McDonald Islands is from January until December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Heard Island and McDonald Islands is 4°C in March and the lowest is 1°C in July.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Heard Island and McDonald 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 Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Precipitation (mm) 76 69 90 89 87 86 87 88 82 72 71 70



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Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather

The Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather for will be 0° till 3° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

5-day weather forecast Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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1°C
0°C
0.1 mm
20%
12 Bft
ENE
0.1 cm
1
Wednesday
29 june
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1°C
-1°C
1.6 mm
80%
6 Bft
E
1.5 cm
1
Thursday
30 june
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0°C
-1°C
5.1 mm
95%
12 Bft
W
5.9 cm
2
Friday
1 july
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0°C
-2°C
3.3 mm
90%
14 Bft
WSW
3.8 cm
1
Saturday
2 july
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0°C
-2°C
1.3 mm
80%
14 Bft
SW
1.3 cm
2

View the 14 day weather forecast for Heard Island and McDonald Islands


Climate Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The average annual temperature for Heard Island and McDonald Islands is 2° degrees and there is about 967 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 177 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 5.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 2 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 76 69 90 89 87 86 87 88 82 72 71 70
Days with rain 11 10 11 11 10 5 3 3 9 9 11 10
Days with snow - - - - 2 7 9 12 13 10 4 -
Dry days 20 18 20 19 19 18 19 16 8 12 15 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 10 11 12 12 12 10 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 3 3 4 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 4 3

Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather by month

What is the average Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather like in a given month? 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 Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

Heard Island and McDonald Islands lies in a straight line about 4,780 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Heard Island and McDonald Islands).

How long is the flight to Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Heard Island and McDonald Islands is approximately 7 h. 20 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

Heard Island and McDonald Islands has approximately 100 inhabitants.

How big is Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

The area of Heard Island and McDonald Islands is around 412 km². It is 2964x smaller than New Zealand.