Grytviken
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The last month of the summer, February, is also a frosty month in Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, with average temperature varying between 9.1°C (48.4°F) and 1.7°C (35.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.7°C (35.1°F), February is the warmest month.

Rainfall

In Grytviken, during February, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 114mm (4.5") of precipitation. In Grytviken, during the entire year, the rain falls for 205 days and collects up to 1404mm (55.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the average length of the day in February is 14.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Grytviken?

The warmest month in Grytviken is February, with an average high-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.7°C (35.1°F).

What is the temperature in February in Grytviken?

In Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, in February, the average high-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.7°C (35.1°F).

How much does it rain in Grytviken in February?

In Grytviken, in February, during 16 rainfall days, 114mm (4.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Grytviken?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

What is the water temperature in February in Grytviken?

In February, the average sea temperature in Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, is 3°C (37.4°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in February in Grytviken?

In February, the average length of the day in Grytviken is 14.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Grytviken have in February?

In Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the average sunshine in February is 5.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Grytviken?

In Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average high temperature in February: 9.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (9.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (0.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 1.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (1.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-4.9°C).

Average rainfall in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average rainfall in February: 114mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (149mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (80mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average rainfall days in February: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (15 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average sea temperature in February: 3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (0°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average daylight in February: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 17.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 7.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 5.8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

Average UV index in February - Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Average UV index in February: 6

The month with the highest UV index is December (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 0).