Weather in July
marks the peak of winter in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
, with the region experiencing some of its coldest weather. Average temperatures often fall below 0°C, typically ranging from -2°C to -4°C, resulting in a chilly environment that is significantly colder than June
The Kerguelen Islands, an integral part of the territory, continue to echo the broader climate pattern of the region. During July, the islands consistently register temperatures below freezing, aligning with the region's overall averages.
In terms of precipitation, July sees more snowfall than rain. The increasingly frigid temperatures allow for frequent snow showers, while rain becomes less common. However, as with all months in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the weather continues to be unpredictable. Clear days can suddenly give way to fog, snow, or even sporadic rain.
Comparatively, July represents a further intensification of the cold conditions seen in June. The daylight hours reach their minimum length for the year, with the darkness of long winter nights dominating the landscape. As July transitions into August
, the region will start to gradually warm up. However, it will still remain within the clutches of winter, with low temperatures and frequent snowfall continuing to define the climate of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
- Port-aux-Français - July »
July through October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C, are months with the coldest seawater in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands. In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, during July, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 65mm of precipitation.