How cold is the Falkland Islands in winter?

The islands have cool temperatures, which fluctuates in a narrow range. Average monthly temperatures range from around 9 °C (48 °F) in January and February to around 2 °C (36 °F) in June and July, corresponding with summer and winter.

How cold is the Falkland Islands in winter?

The islands have cool temperatures, which fluctuates in a narrow range. Average monthly temperatures range from around 9 °C (48 °F) in January and February to around 2 °C (36 °F) in June and July, corresponding with summer and winter.

Does the Falklands get snow?

The weather in the Falklands is changeable and often quite windy. In Stanley maximum summer temperatures (December – February) are around the mid 20oc mark. Winter temperatures tend to fluctuate between 0 and 5oc. Snow does fall but it rarely lasts for long.

What is the climate of the Falklands?

The climate of the Falkland Islands (or Malvinas) is cold maritime: winter is cold, windy and snowy, while summer is very cool, if not cold, and it’s rainy and windy as well. Relative humidity is high, and the sky is often cloudy throughout the year. In autumn and winter, the wind can be stormy.

What is the highest temperature ever recorded in the Falkland Islands?

The hottest temperature measured from 1949 to January 2022 was reported by the Mnt Pleasant Airp Falkland Isl weather station. In February 2004 the record temperature of 26.9 °C was reported here.

How hot does the Falklands get?

The Falkland Islands experience fairly mild weather year-round, due to the moderating influence of the Atlantic Ocean. Summer daytime temperatures average around 60 to 65 degrees, while winter daytime temperatures average between 35 and 40 degrees.

Can you swim in the Falkland Islands?

Fantastically clean beach, 5 minutes from Stanley. Excellent for surfing, swimming, walking, wildlife spotting.

How long is flight UK to Falklands?

15 hours 33 minutes
Average direct flight time is 15 hours 33 minutes. The fastest direct flight from London to Falkland Islands is 15 hours 33 minutes.

Are there sharks in the Falklands?

Situated 300 miles east off the Patagonia coast of South America, the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands are a hotspot for sharks, skates and rays. Including around 18 different species of skate. The Falklands have a productive foreign fleet fishery managed by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIFD).

Can you surf in the Falkland Islands?

Yes, surfing is a reality. Bertha’s Beach, located on the East side of the islands, and Surf Bay, near Stanley on the NE corner of the Falklands/Malvinas, will offer great waves in desert sandy strips. The downsides are the minefields that may force you to hit the peak by boat.