Antarctica weather in January 2020

  • -26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-26
    -26°C max day temperature
  • 18 hours of sunshine per day
  • 0 days with some rainfall in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
    0 days with some rainfall
  • -30°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))-30
    -30°C min night temperature
  • 24 hours of daylight per day in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))24
    24 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
    No heat & humidity
  • 0 mm monthly rainfall in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))0
    0 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott (South Pole))1
    1 (Low) UV index

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Expect -26°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 18 hours of sunshine per day in Antarctica in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Antarctica in January before you book your next holiday to Antarctica in 2020/2021. The January weather averages shown above are for Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

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The January weather guide for Antarctica, represented by Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), 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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Guide to Antarctica weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Antarctica in January is a very cold -26°C (-15°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a very cold -30°C (-22°F). There are usually 18 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 75% of the 24 hours of daylight.

Expect 0mm (0.0 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with no days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be low (1 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The weather in Antarctica in January is represented by Amundsen-Scott (South Pole).

Antarctica sunrise & sunset times for January 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Antarctica in January 2020. 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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Wednesday, 1st January 2020 Daylight all day
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Saturday, 18th January 2020 Daylight all day
Sunday, 19th January 2020 Daylight all day
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Tuesday, 21st January 2020 Daylight all day
Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 Daylight all day
Thursday, 23rd January 2020 Daylight all day
Friday, 24th January 2020 Daylight all day
Saturday, 25th January 2020 Daylight all day
Sunday, 26th January 2020 Daylight all day
Monday, 27th January 2020 Daylight all day
Tuesday, 28th January 2020 Daylight all day
Wednesday, 29th January 2020 Daylight all day
Thursday, 30th January 2020 Daylight all day
Friday, 31st January 2020 Daylight all day
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