The best times to visit Argentina for ideal weather are
August 27th to December 16th
February 5th to May 13th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Argentina Travel Guide
Weather in Argentina
Average temperatures in Argentina vary little and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 53 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Argentina, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid-January where highs are regularly around 87°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.1°F (16.7°C) at night.
Argentina Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Argentina Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Argentina Perceived Temperature (F)
Argentina Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Argentina Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Argentina are February, January, and then December. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are only 0.7 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-February with an average of 2.3 days with significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in Argentina? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through the year likely to be deepest around July, especially close to early-to-mid-December. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around March 19th. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Argentina.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Argentina (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Argentina has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is December (48.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (63.7%).
Wind in Argentina is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by October and December. November’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Argentina.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8.1||a gentle breeze||14.5||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||7.4||a gentle breeze||13.6||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||6.9||a light breeze||12.8||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||6.6||a light breeze||12.5||a moderate breeze|
|May||6.4||a light breeze||12||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||6.4||a light breeze||12||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||6.6||a light breeze||12.4||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||7.5||a gentle breeze||13.7||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||8||a gentle breeze||14.1||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||8.6||a gentle breeze||15.1||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||8.8||a gentle breeze||15.3||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||8.2||a gentle breeze||14.7||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Argentina?
As of 5/19/2017 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Argentina; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Argentina is May, followed by June and November. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Argentina in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Argentina Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Argentina, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 69.1°F (20.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is busy during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Argentina to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87°F (30.6°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.