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Climate of Amundsen-Scott, Antarctica Average Weather

Amundsen-Scott Climate Graph
  • Amundsen-Scott, Antarctica is at 900'S, 00'E, 2835 m (9301 ft). See map.
  • The average temperature is -49.3 degrees Celsius (-56.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.4 °C (58.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental.
  • If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Amundsen-Scott you would come out nearest to the climate station at Alert, Nunavut, Canada where you would find a Tundra climate.


The climate table uses colour to represent the data so you can get a good idea about the climate at a glance. The colour also helps when comparing two or more locations that you can switch between in separate tabs in your browser. There are links along the side and top to the various sections where we are adding additional details including in the new discussion section where you can read and add posts about the various aspects!

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -60 (-76) -60 (-75) -59 (-75) -51 (-60) -38 (-37) -28 (-18) -28 (-18) -41 (-41) -53 (-64) -57 (-71) -58 (-72) -58 (-73) -49 (-57)

Climate of Amundsen-Scott, Antarctica Discussion

We are pleased to announce the release of the new discussion section. Here you will discover a wealth of knowledge about the various aspects of the local climate presented by our international community. We would like to invite you to help get discussion started by visiting those locations you are familiar with. Is there something noteworthy about the climate there that you can enlighten us about? Discussion is subdivided into specific topics such as the months of the year and aspects such as day length and temperature. When you have an idea of something fascinating to share please visit the specific page most fitting and add your post using the simple interface. No registration or third party network login is necessary.

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