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Best time to visit Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)
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Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) by month
When is the best time to visit Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)?
The best time to visit Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) is January, February, October, November and December based on the following 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 Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)?
The warmest time of year in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach -26°C.
Which month has the most rain in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)?
In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) 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 Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)?
The sunniest time of year in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 83% of daylight hours; that's 20 hours of sunshine per day.
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