Best time to visit the Falkland Islands

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When is the best time to visit Falkland Islands?

The best time to visit Falkland Islands (Stanley) is January, February, October, November and December based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°F)

  • 55°F maximum daytime temperature in January in Falkland Islands (Stanley)55
    Jan
  • 55°F maximum daytime temperature in February in Falkland Islands (Stanley)55
    Feb
  • 54°F maximum daytime temperature in March in Falkland Islands (Stanley)54
    Mar
  • 48°F maximum daytime temperature in April in Falkland Islands (Stanley)48
    Apr
  • 45°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Falkland Islands (Stanley)45
    May
  • 41°F maximum daytime temperature in June in Falkland Islands (Stanley)41
    Jun
  • 41°F maximum daytime temperature in July in Falkland Islands (Stanley)41
    Jul
  • 41°F maximum daytime temperature in August in Falkland Islands (Stanley)41
    Aug
  • 45°F maximum daytime temperature in September in Falkland Islands (Stanley)45
    Sep
  • 48°F maximum daytime temperature in October in Falkland Islands (Stanley)48
    Oct
  • 52°F maximum daytime temperature in November in Falkland Islands (Stanley)52
    Nov
  • 54°F maximum daytime temperature in December in Falkland Islands (Stanley)54
    Dec

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The weather guide for Falkland Islands, represented by Stanley, (Stanley) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Falkland Islands weather overview

The Falkland Islands, which lie around 400 miles off the coast of South America, are largely low-lying. Cool currents from Antarctica keep the climate here temperate, and quite wet. Conditions are similar to those of the Shetland Islands off the coast of Scotland but winters are longer and colder, with frequent gales and snow storms.

Rainfall is high throughout the year and temperatures are cool to moderate, with sea breezes providing a chilly bite even on sunny days. Expect very changeable weather even in the summer months.

What to pack for Falkland Islands weather

Pack light to warm clothes for the summer months (November to March); take much warmer clothes in the winter and be prepared for rain at any time.

Which is the hottest month in the Falkland Islands?

The hottest time of year in Stanley, Falkland Islands is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 55°F.

Which month has the most rain in the Falkland Islands?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Stanley, Falkland Islands with 2.8 inches on average. There are normally 12 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Falkland Islands?

The sunniest time of year in Stanley, Falkland Islands is normally October with bright sunshine on average for 42% of daylight hours; that's 6 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in the Falkland Islands?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Stanley, Falkland Islands in February when the water temperature reaches 50°F.

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