Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) weather in January 2021

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  • -26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)-26
    -26°C max day temperature
  • 18 hours of sunshine per day
  • 0 days with some rainfall in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)0
    0 days with some rainfall
  • -30°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)-30
    -30°C min night temperature
  • 24 hours of daylight per day in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)24
    24 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 0 mm monthly rainfall in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)0
    0 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)1
    1 (Low) UV index

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The January weather guide for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach -26°C in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January, falling to -30°C at night.

How sunny is it in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January?

There are normally 18 hours of bright sunshine each day in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January - that's 75% of daylight hours.

Does it ever rain in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January?

There are usually no days with some rain in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January and the average monthly rainfall is 0mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) in January 2021. Select a month to view Amundsen-Scott (South Pole) sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st January 2021 Daylight all day
Saturday, 16th January 2021 Daylight all day
Sunday, 31st January 2021 Daylight all day
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