West Point Island, Falkland Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to West Point Island, Falkland Islands? If you're planning to go to West Point Island, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to West Point Island, Falkland Islands

Based on the climate and weather in West Point Island, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for West Point Island, Falkland Islands by month

January

If you vacation in West Point Island during January, you are likely to find that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you are traveling to West Point Island in February, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

March

March in West Point Island is cold and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to West Point Island in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear

May

In May, West Point Island is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for West Point Island, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

June

June for West Point Island can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

July

In July, West Point Island can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for West Point Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

August

August in West Point Island is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

September

If you vacation in West Point Island during September, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

October

If you vacation in West Point Island during October, you are likely to find that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

If you vacation in West Point Island during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

December

If you visit West Point Island during December, you are likely to find that it is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for West Point Island, Falkland Islands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in West Point Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in West Point Island

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