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Usual weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to French Southern and Antarctic Lands? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in French Southern and Antarctic Lands

The climate of French Southern and Antarctic Lands is oceanic. There are persistent western winds and you can also expect high humidity. The temperatures are generally quite low.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Kerguelen.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is February, the average maximum temperature is 20.7 ℃ (69.26 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 15.3 ℃ (59.54 ℉). The coldest month here is July, the average maximum temperature is 13.6 ℃ (56.48 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 10 ℃ (50 ℉).

When travelling to some places in French Southern and Antarctic Lands, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Mont de la Dives on Ile Amsterdam (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul) (867 m) and the lowest point is Indian Ocean (0 m). So there are not big differences in altitudes in this country. But the altitude affects the weather even so. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to French Southern and Antarctic Lands. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in January is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in January is 20.3 ℃ (68.54 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 14.6 ℃ (58.28 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.45 ℃ (67.01 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 20.5 ℃ (68.9 ℉). The average rainfall is 97.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:44 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:28 and at the end of the month 14:03.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

February

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in February is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in February is 20.7 ℃ (69.26 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 15.3 ℃ (59.54 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 20.5 ℃ (68.9 ℉). At the end of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.85 ℃ (67.73 ℉). The average rainfall is 77.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:03 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:31 and at the end of the month 12:55.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

March

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in March is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in March is 19 ℃ (66.2 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 14.5 ℃ (58.1 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.85 ℃ (67.73 ℉). At the end of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 18.35 ℃ (65.03 ℉). The average rainfall is 81.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:55 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:18 and at the end of the month 11:42.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

April

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in April is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in April is 17.7 ℃ (63.86 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 13.6 ℃ (56.48 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 18.35 ℃ (65.03 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉). The average rainfall is 104.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:42 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:06 and at the end of the month 10:34.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

May

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in May is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in May is 15.7 ℃ (60.26 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 11.8 ℃ (53.24 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.05 ℃ (59.09 ℉). The average rainfall is 109 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:34 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:05 and at the end of the month 9:44.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

June

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in June is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in June is 14.4 ℃ (57.92 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.6 ℃ (51.08 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.05 ℃ (59.09 ℉). At the end of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14 ℃ (57.2 ℉). The average rainfall is 114.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:44 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:33 and at the end of the month 9:34.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

July

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in July is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in July is 13.6 ℃ (56.48 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10 ℃ (50 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14 ℃ (57.2 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.65 ℃ (56.57 ℉). The average rainfall is 104 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:34 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:45 and at the end of the month 10:07.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

August

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in August is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in August is 13.7 ℃ (56.66 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 9.7 ℃ (49.46 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.65 ℃ (56.57 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14 ℃ (57.2 ℉). The average rainfall is 94.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:07 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:35 and at the end of the month 11:07.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

September

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in September is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in September is 14.3 ℃ (57.74 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.3 ℃ (50.54 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14 ℃ (57.2 ℉). At the end of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14.85 ℃ (58.73 ℉). The average rainfall is 84.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:07 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:42 and at the end of the month 12:18.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

October

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in October is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in October is 15.4 ℃ (59.72 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.8 ℃ (51.44 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 14.85 ℃ (58.73 ℉). At the end of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.95 ℃ (60.71 ℉). The average rainfall is 86.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:18 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:55 and at the end of the month 13:30.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

November

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in November is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in November is 16.5 ℃ (61.7 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 12 ℃ (53.6 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.95 ℃ (60.71 ℉). At the end of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.55 ℃ (63.59 ℉). The average rainfall is 90.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:30 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:02 and at the end of the month 14:27.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

December

Typical (usual) weather in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in December is this: The average highest temperature in French Southern and Antarctic Lands in December is 18.6 ℃ (65.48 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 13.6 ℃ (56.48 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.55 ℃ (63.59 ℉). At the end of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 19.45 ℃ (67.01 ℉). The average rainfall is 81.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:27 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:43 and at the end of the month 14:46.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.



When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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