The water temperature in Antarctica is —1 degrees Celsius. Swimming in such conditions is a serious test for a person.
Antarctica is the most severe climatic region on the Earth with low air temperatures, strong winds, snow storms and fog. The mainland and the nearby islands have a cover glaciation.
The lowest recorded temperature in the region is —91.2 ° C.
Antarctica is visited annually by more than 30,000 tourists. Most of them go to the Antarctic Peninsula, where there is a tourist base and an airfield.