Sea temperatures for 150 travel destinations and 12 countries on continent South America. The average temperature in South America is 21.3°C. The highest current temperature on the continent according to our data, is in Recife (Brazil) where water has 29.5 degrees celsius. On the other hand the lowest temperature is in Islas Orcadas (South Orkney Islands) where water has 0 degrees celsius. This means the difference between the warmest (Recife) and coldest (Islas Orcadas) place in South America is 29.5 degrees celsius.
At the moment the warmest country in South America is Trinidad and Tobago where current average water temperature is 28°C. The coldest country is South Orkney Islands with 0°C.