Antarctica weather in December 2021

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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Antarctica in December. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The December weather guide for 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 Antarctica in December?

Daytime temperatures usually reach -27°C in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica in December, falling to -29°C at night.

How sunny is it in Antarctica in December?

There are normally 19 hours of bright sunshine each day in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica in December - that's 81% of daylight hours.

Does it ever rain in Antarctica in December?

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

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Antarctica sunrise & sunset times for December 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Antarctica in December 2021. Select a month to view Antarctica sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Antarctica sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st December 2021 Daylight all day
Thursday, 16th December 2021 Daylight all day
Friday, 31st December 2021 Daylight all day
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