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Grytviken weather in August (South Georgia)

Looking to travel to Grytviken in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In August, Grytviken generally has very low temperatures and high snowfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around -1°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate -5°C. It is a very cold month, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm. It's always better to be prepared than to find oneself shivering in the cold.

Precipitation

Grytviken in August usually receives high snowfall, averaging around 139 mm for the month. Typically around 16 days of snowfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 74 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Grytviken climate page with graphs.

 

Grytviken, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -5°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature -1°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 52%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 139 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 73%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 74 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in South Georgia in August

Find out more about the weather in South Georgia and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Visitors traveling to Grytviken should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat. There will be periods of snow.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
1/10
Cycling
1/10
Walking
1/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
1/10

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