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King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Temperature

  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is at 62°10'S, 58°59'W, 48 m (157 ft). See map.
  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The average temperature is -2.3 degrees Celsius (27.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 797.2 mm (31.4 inches) which is equivalent to 797.2 Litres/m² (19.55 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from C.M.A. Pdte. Eduardo Fr you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Suntar, Russia (Boreal dry scrub biome).

King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (22) -7 (20) -4 (24) -3 (28) -1 (30) 1 (33) 2 (35) 2 (35) 1 (33) -2 (28) -4 (25) -6 (22) -2 (28)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 56 (2) 60 (2) 75 (3) 77 (3) 68 (3) 52 (2) 39 (2) 67 (3) 89 (3) 85 (3) 70 (3) 60 (2) 797 (31)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 05' 8h 47' 11h 51' 14h 57' 17h 51' 19h 35' 18h 37' 16h 01' 13h 03' 9h 57' 7h 02' 5h 14' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 7.5 15.9 27.3 38.6 47.7 51.3 47.6 38.2 27.5 15.9 7.7 4.6 27.5

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