Falkland Islands weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check the Falkland Islands weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in the Falkland Islands is expected to be 9°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 5°C. The holiday weather guide shown below is for Stanley.

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Falkland Islands weather averages

Check Falkland Islands weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in the Falkland Islands are January and February with an average maximum temperature of 13°C. The sunniest months are January, February, October, November and December with on average 6 hours of bright sunshine per day. The months with the least number of days with some rain are August, September and October with 9 days. The sea is at its warmest in the Falkland Islands in January, February and March with an average sea temperature of 10°C. The Falkland Islands weather averages shown below are for Stanley.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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Falkland Islands weather today

Here is the weather in the Falkland Islands today, Monday 21st August 2017. Expect overcast skies in Falkland Islands with a maximum temperature of 9°C and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 mm of rainfall expected and a moderate gale of 59 kph from the north-west. The weather forecast shown below is for Stanley.

  • 9
    °C maximum temperature
  • 5
    °C minimum temperature
  • overcast skies
  • 0
    hours of sunshine
  • 0
    mm of rainfall expected
  • 4
    °C wind chill
  • 59
    kph wind from NW

5-day weather forecast

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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.

Falkland Islands holiday weather averages by month

Check Falkland Islands holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Falkland Islands weather with the USA

Below the Falkland Islands weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Falkland Islands (Stanley) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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