South Georgia weather in May
What is the weather like in South Georgia in May?
The weather conditions in South Georgia in May are generally poor.
You can expect cold maximum average daytime temperatures of around 3°C (37°F) and nighttime temperatures around -3°C (27°F) in Grytviken. It is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.
May is a rainy month with an average snow/rainfall of around 130mm (5.1inch) in Grytviken.
It is also generally a
period with an average of 35 hours of sunshine in Grytviken during the entire month.
We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in South Georgia.
Where to go in South Georgia in May
Popular destinations in South Georgia
What is the weather like in May for the most popular destinonation in South Georgia?
Average weather in Grytviken
In May Grytviken generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 3°C (37°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C (27°F) and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.
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Is May the best time to go to South Georgia?
In our opinion May is one of the best times to visit South Georgia, but the weather is often poor in Grytviken.
On average the best time to visit South Georgia is in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with generally poor weather in Grytviken.
The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.
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