Climate and Average Weather in South Georgia

South Georgia has a cold maritime climate on the islands and the weather is very changeable. Typical daily average maximum temperatures in South Georgia at sea level are around 0 degrees Celsius (32 ° Fahrenheit) in winter (which is in August) and 8 degrees Celsius (46.4 ° Fahrenheit) in summer (January). Winter minimum temperatures are typically about -5 °C (23 °F) and rarely dip below -10 °C (14 °F). Annual precipitation in South Georgia is around 1,500 mm (59.1 inch).

The seas surrounding South Georgia are cold throughout the year due to the proximity of the Antarctic Current. They usually remain free of pack ice in winter, though thin ice may form in sheltered bays, and icebergs are common.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
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1. Average minimum and maximum temperatures over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in South Georgia

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