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A new temperature record in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctica recorded for the first time a temperature above 20°C (68°F). The temperature of 20.75°C (69.35°F) was measured by Brazilian scientists on Seymour Island on February 9, 2020. Carlos Schaefer, a Brazilian scientist, described the[…]

The weather in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The average temperature in January, the warmest month of summer, ranges between 4ºC (39.2ºF) on the coast, and -40ºC (-40ºF) in the interior of the continent. During the winter, the average is between -23ºC (-9.4ºF)[…]

What is Antarctica?

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Geographical situation Antarctica is located south of the Antarctic convergence, a region between approximately 55° and 58° south latitude, which surrounds the Antarctic continent. Antarctic convergence can be defined as the contact zone between the[…]