Heard Island and McDonald Islands
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Heard Island and McDonald Islands

To go to Heard Island and McDonald Islands, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and little precipitation. In Heard Island and McDonald Islands, March is the warmest month with 4°C and the most cold month is 1°C in July.

In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Heard Island and McDonald Islands, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Heard Island and McDonald Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Precipitation (mm) 76 69 90 89 87 86 87 88 82 72 71 70



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Climate Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Climate Heard Island and McDonald Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 2 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 76 69 90 89 87 86 87 88 82 72 71 70
Days with rain 11 10 11 11 10 5 3 3 9 9 11 10
Days with snow - - - - 2 7 9 12 13 10 4 -
Dry days 20 18 20 19 19 18 19 16 8 12 15 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 10 11 12 12 12 10 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 3 3 4 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 4 3

Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather by month

What is the average Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands weather

The weather for Heard Island and McDonald Islands over the next 14 days will be -14°C till -10° and it stays dry every day.

5-day weather forecast Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Snow
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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-12°C
-15°C
0 mm
0.5 cm
14 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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-11°C
-13°C
0 mm
8.1 cm
16 m/s
Friday
9 december
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-14°C
-14°C
0 mm
2.7 cm
17 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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-13°C
-14°C
0 mm
4.5 cm
14 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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-12°C
-14°C
0 mm
4 cm
14 m/s

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

Heard Island and McDonald Islands lies in a straight line about 8,781 km from Philippines (Manila → Heard Island and McDonald Islands).

How long is the flight to Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Heard Island and McDonald Islands is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

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How many inhabitants does Heard Island and McDonald Islands have?

Heard Island and McDonald Islands has 100 inhabitants.

How big is Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

The surface area of Heard Island and McDonald Islands is 412 km². It is 728x smaller than Philippines.