South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The best time to visit in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is from January until June and October until December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 3°C in February and the lowest is -1°C in July.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in South Georgia and the South Sandwich 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 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 3 3 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 0 1 2
Precipitation (mm) 100 91 91 80 75 86 75 79 68 73 84 83



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14 day weather forecast South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The weather for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands will be -1° till 7° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Saturday
29 january
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-1°C
-3°C
12.1 mm
100%
5 Bft
ZW
14.5 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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-2°C
-4°C
2.1 mm
85%
3 Bft
ZW
2.3 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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3°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ONO
0 cm
2
Tuesday
1 february
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5°C
-1°C
13.6 mm
85%
7 Bft
ONO
0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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4°C
0°C
6.9 mm
90%
3 Bft
ZZO
7.8 cm
2
Thursday
3 february
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0°C
-4°C
28.6 mm
100%
6 Bft
W
34.4 cm
2
Friday
4 february
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-1°C
-4°C
5.3 mm
95%
6 Bft
WZW
5.8 cm
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Saturday
5 february
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0°C
-4°C
1.1 mm
70%
4 Bft
ZW
0.8 cm
2
Sunday
6 february
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4°C
-1°C
2.1 mm
50%
5 Bft
W
0 cm
2
Monday
7 february
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5°C
1°C
6.0 mm
75%
6 Bft
W
0 cm
2
Tuesday
8 february
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0°C
-2°C
26.8 mm
100%
8 Bft
WZW
32.1 cm
2
Wednesday
9 february
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2°C
-4°C
22.1 mm
90%
7 Bft
WZW
0 cm
2
Thursday
10 february
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7°C
2°C
8.4 mm
80%
6 Bft
W
0 cm
2
Friday
11 february
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1°C
-4°C
1.6 mm
45%
5 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
2

Climate South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 1° degrees and there is about 984 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 35 days a year with an average humidity of 90% and an UV-index of 1.

Climate table of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 3 3 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 0 1 2
Night temp. (°C) 1 1 1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -4 -3 -2 -1 0
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 100 91 91 80 75 86 75 79 68 73 84 83
Days with rain 20 18 20 16 12 11 9 7 9 11 15 18
Days with snow 16 12 12 15 17 17 17 17 15 16 15 16
Dry days - - - - 2 2 5 7 6 4 - -
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 6 5 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for South Georgia and the South Sandwich 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 are the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is an archipelago belonging to . It lies in a straight line at 4,787 km from Cape Town.

How long is the flight to the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is approximately 7 h. 30 min.

How many inhabitants are there on the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have approximately 30 inhabitants.

How big are the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The area of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is around 3,903 km².