Grytviken weather in January (South Georgia)

People don't tend to visit Grytviken in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Grytviken in January lies at 6.9°C (44.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 2.1°C (35.78°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is high with an average of 91mm (3.6 inchec). There are generally around 28 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 154 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Grytviken, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 35 °F  
Max Temperature 44 °F  
Chance of Rain 94%  
Precipitation 4 in  
Rainy days 28 days  
Humidity 72% *  
Sunshine 154 hrs *  

Where to stay in Grytviken

Where to go in South Georgia in January

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Grytviken should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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