West Point Island, Falkland Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to West Point Island, Falkland Islands? If you're planning to go to West Point Island, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains almost every day of the month.

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February

In February, West Point Island is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s 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 February, humidity reaches as high as 60%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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March

In March, West Point Island is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s 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 March, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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April

April is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows once in a while.

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May

May for West Point Island is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows regularly.

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June

June for West Point Island can be brisk, 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.

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July

If you visit West Point Island during July, you might find that it is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow 5-10 days this month.

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August

August can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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September

September in West Point Island can be 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 70% to 80% range on average.

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October

October here is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows regularly.

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November

Traveling to West Point Island in November, you will notice that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in West Point Island is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains almost every day of the month.

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