Antarctica weather

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Antarctica. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the warmest month in Antarctica?

The warmest time of year in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach -26°C.

Which month has the most rain in Antarctica?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica with 0mm on average. There are normally no days in January with some rain. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

When is it sunniest in Antarctica?

The sunniest time of year in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 83% of daylight hours; that's 20 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Antarctica and the UK?

The time difference between Antarctica and the UK is GMT12 to GMT-3 hours.

Do you need a visa for Antarctica?

No, UK passport holders do not need a visa to enter Antarctica.

Compare Antarctica weather with the USA

Below the Antarctica weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)) and the USA (Washington).

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