Stanley weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Stanley

The best time to visit in Stanley in Falkland Islands is from January until March and December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Stanley is 12°C in January and the lowest is 5°C in July. The water temperature is between 6°C and 11°C.

Stanley has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Stanley 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 Stanley by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 12 11 9 7 6 5 6 6 8 9 10
Water temp. (°C) 11 11 11 9 7 7 6 6 6 7 8 10
Precipitation (mm) 27 28 29 26 30 33 28 27 23 27 25 30

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14 day weather forecast Stanley

The weather for in Stanley will be 15° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
1.5 mm 60% 8 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.1 mm 10% 7 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
1.4 mm 60% 6 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
2.2 mm 70% 4 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20.0 mm 95% 11 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
1.1 mm 55% 9 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.7 mm 80% 10 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
0.4 mm 25% 7 m/s 3
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 3
Friday 17 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
10°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Saturday 18 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
2.8 mm 75% 10 m/s 3
Sunday 19 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 3

Climate Stanley

Stanley has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Stanley is 8° degrees and there is about 332 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 115 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Stanley

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 12 11 9 7 6 5 6 6 8 9 10
Night temp. (°C) 9 8 8 7 5 4 3 4 4 5 6 7
Water temp. (°C) 11 11 11 9 7 7 6 6 6 7 8 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 28 29 26 30 33 28 27 23 27 25 30
Days with rain 16 16 16 17 16 16 14 14 13 14 15 17
Days with snow - - - 1 1 4 7 5 3 2 1 -
Dry days 15 12 15 12 14 10 10 12 14 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 8 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4
UV-index 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3

Stanley weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Stanley? 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 Stanley?

Stanley is located in Falkland Islands. It lies in a straight line at 7,883 miles from London.

The coordinates of Stanley are:

  • Latitude: -51.7
  • Longitude: -57.85

The GPS coordinates are 51° 42' S, 57° 51' W

How long is the flight to Stanley?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Stanley is approximately 16 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Stanley?

These are the airports closests to Stanley:

  • Port Stanley Airport (3 mi) – Stanley

How many inhabitants are there in Stanley?

Stanley has approximately 2,213 inhabitants.

How big is Stanley?

The area of Stanley is around 33 mi².

What is the currency of Stanley?

In Stanley the Falkland Islands pound (FKP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 6 December 2021

  • 1 Falkland Islands pound = 1.00 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 1.00 Falkland Islands pound
  • 10 Falkland Islands pound = 10.00 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 10.00 Falkland Islands pound
  • 100 Falkland Islands pound = 100.01 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 99.99 Falkland Islands pound

What is the area code of Stanley?

The area code to call Stanley is +500.