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

Best time to visit Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The best time to visit in Heard Island and McDonald Islands is from January until December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Heard Island and McDonald Islands is 4°C in March and the lowest is 1°C in July. The weather and climate of Heard Island and McDonald Islands is suitable for a winter sports.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Heard Island and McDonald Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather 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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14 day weather forecast Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The weather for in Heard Island and McDonald Islands will be 4° till 2° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
1.9 cm 8.3 mm 90% 10 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
2.5 cm 2.1 mm 90% 15 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0.2 cm 0.4 mm 45% 15 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 6.9 mm 85% 16 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 1.1 mm 50% 8 m/s 3
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
1.0 cm 2.1 mm 80% 9 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 1.0 mm 50% 9 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
1.7 cm 3.3 mm 85% 12 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0.4 mm 30% 10 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 14.7 mm 95% 13 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 1.8 mm 65% 8 m/s 3
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 8.9 mm 90% 8 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
15.1 cm 16.9 mm 100% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
4.7 cm 3.9 mm 95% 11 m/s 3

Climate Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The average annual temperature for Heard Island and McDonald Islands is 2° degrees and there is about 967 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 177 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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 weather like in a given month for Heard Island and McDonald Islands? 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.

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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.

How many inhabitants are there in Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

Heard Island and McDonald Islands has approximately 100 inhabitants.

How big is Heard Island and McDonald Islands?

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