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Antarctica weather in May 2021
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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Antarctica in May. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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The May 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.
How cold is it in Antarctica in May?
Daytime temperatures usually reach -54°C in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica in May, falling to -62°C at night.
How sunny is it in Antarctica in May?
There are normally 0 hours of bright sunshine each day in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica in May - that's 0% of daylight hours.
Does it ever rain in Antarctica in May?
There are usually no days with some rain in Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica in May and the average monthly rainfall is 0mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.
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Antarctica sunrise & sunset times for May 2021
Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Antarctica in May 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).
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Saturday, 1st May 2021||Darkness all day|
|Sunday, 16th May 2021||Darkness all day|
|Monday, 31st May 2021||Darkness all day|
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