South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The best time to visit in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is from January until June and October until December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 3°C in February and the lowest is -1°C in July. The weather and climate of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is suitable for a winter sports.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 3 3 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 0 1 2
Precipitation (mm) 100 91 91 80 75 86 75 79 68 73 84 83

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14 day weather forecast South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The weather for in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands will be around 1° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 22 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
1.5 cm 1.5 mm 80% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 23 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
7.7 cm 6.4 mm 95% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 24 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0.9 cm 0.8 mm 70% 4 m/s 6
Monday 25 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
49.6 cm 41.5 mm 100% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-6°
30.7 cm 27.5 mm 100% 6 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
17.4 cm 15.1 mm 100% 8 m/s 2
Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
51.8 cm 47.8 mm 100% 6 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
7.2 cm 6.1 mm 95% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
20.6 cm 20.1 mm 100% 5 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-8°
1.2 cm 1.0 mm 75% 3 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-7°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 2 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
1.4 cm 1.1 mm 80% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
1.4 cm 1.3 mm 80% 3 m/s 2

Climate South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 1° degrees and there is about 984 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 35 days a year with an average humidity of 90% and an UV-index of 1.

Climate table of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 3 3 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 0 1 2
Night temp. (°C) 1 1 1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -4 -3 -2 -1 0
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 100 91 91 80 75 86 75 79 68 73 84 83
Days with rain 20 18 20 16 12 11 9 7 9 11 15 18
Days with snow 16 12 12 15 17 17 17 17 15 16 15 16
Dry days - - - - 2 2 5 7 6 4 - -
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 6 5 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where are the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is an archipelago belonging to . It lies in a straight line at 8,959 km from Wellington.

How long is the flight to the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is approximately 13 hours.

How many inhabitants are there on the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have approximately 30 inhabitants.

How big are the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

The area of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is around 3,903 km².