Grytviken weather in May (South Georgia)

People don't tend to visit Grytviken in May since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Grytviken in May lies at 0.2°C (32.36°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -1.8°C (28.76°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is high with an average of 121mm (4.8 inchec). There are generally around 18 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 35 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Grytviken, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 28 °F  
Max Temperature 32 °F  
Chance of Rain 61%  
Precipitation 5 in  
Rainy days 18 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 35 hrs *  

Where to stay in Grytviken

Where to go in South Georgia in May

Find out more about the weather in South Georgia in May 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 May? Visitors traveling to Grytviken should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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