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Falkland Islands Weather

  • Gorgeous winter scene in the Falkland Islands
  • The Upland Goose or Magellan Goose
  • Southern elephant seal
  • Brown Skua
  • Black-browed Albatross

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The climate of the Falkland Islands is cool and temperate and is regulated by the oceans that surround them. Located in the southern hemisphere, the seasons in the Falklands are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere. Spring is from October to November with average high temperatures ranging between 9-11˚C (48-51.8˚F). Summer occurs from December to March and while not hot, these months enjoy long hours of sunshine. Autumn happens in April and experiences cooler temperatures and less sunshine. Winters don’t tend to be severe and run from May to September. It snows during most winter months, but the snow does not stay long due to the wind. 

The wind on the islands can be strong and while there are set seasons, it has been said that one can experience all four seasons in a day. Rainfall in the Falklands is relatively low, averaging approximately 626 mm (24 in) annually, however, it tends to be wetter in the east than in the west. Maximum temperatures in the islands rarely reach over 24˚C (75˚F).



Falkland Islands Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to the Falkland Islands.

Learn about the history and culture of the Falkland Islands, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Falkland Island's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering the Falkland Islands for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Falkland Islands tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Falkland Islands tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.



Latin America by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Falkland Islands tours, vacations and experiences. To design the best itinerary for you, we at Goway would like to know how specific your interests are;

  • Meeting the people
  • Hearing about the 1982 Conflict
  • Encountering specific wildlife

We also offer Antarctica cruises that stopover in the Falklands.


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