Antarctica climate guide

Temperature in Antarctica (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-26
-39°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-39
-51°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-51
-54°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-54
-54°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-54
-55°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-55
-56°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-56
-56°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-56
-56°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-56
-49°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-49
-36°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-36
-27°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-27
Min temperature (night-time)
-30°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-30
-43°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-43
-57°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-57
-61°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-61
-62°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-62
-62°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-62
-63°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-63
-64°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-64
-63°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-63
-54°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-54
-40°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-40
-29°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-29

Sunshine & Daylight in Antarctica

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
24 hours of daylight per day in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24
24 hours of daylight per day in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24
17 hours of daylight per day in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))17
0 hours of daylight per day in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 hours of daylight per day in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 hours of daylight per day in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 hours of daylight per day in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 hours of daylight per day in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
8 hours of daylight per day in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))8
24 hours of daylight per day in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24
24 hours of daylight per day in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24
24 hours of daylight per day in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24

Rainfall in Antarctica

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
0 days with some rainfall in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 days with some rainfall in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
0 mm monthly rainfall in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
0 mm monthly rainfall in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0

More climate for Antarctica

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))1
No UV (maximum) index in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No UV (maximum) index in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in February in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in March in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in April in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in May in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in June in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in July in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in August in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in September in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in October in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in November in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
No heat & humidity in December in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Antarctica, represented by Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), shows long term monthly 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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