Antarctica weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Antarctica weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Antarctica is expected to be -47°C, while the average maximum temperature in March is -51°C. The weather guide for Antarctica shown below is for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

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Antarctica weather averages

Check Antarctica weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest month in Antarctica is January with an average maximum temperature of -26°C. The sunniest month is November with on average 20 hours of bright sunshine per day. The Antarctica weather averages shown below are for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

Days with some rainfall

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Antarctica weather today

Here is the weather in Antarctica today, Wednesday 29th March 2017. Expect overcast skies in Antarctica with a maximum temperature of -47°C and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 cm of snow expected and a moderate breeze of 23 kph from the north-east. The weather forecast shown below is for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

  • -47
    °C maximum temperature
  • -50
    °C minimum temperature
  • overcast skies
  • 0
    hours of sunshine
  • 0
    cm of snow expected
  • -66
    °C wind chill
  • 23
    kph wind from NE

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Antarctica holiday weather averages by month

Check Antarctica holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Antarctica weather with the USA

Below the Antarctica weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))
USA (Washington)

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