Antarctica weather in January 2021

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

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The January 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 January?

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

How sunny is it in Antarctica in January?

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

Does it ever rain in Antarctica in January?

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

Antarctica sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Antarctica in January 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
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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