The best times to visit Argentina for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 6th

or

September 24th to December 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Argentina

Temperature

Average temperatures in Argentina vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. 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)

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Argentina Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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)

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Argentina Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

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Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 86 73.5 61.9
Feb 83.4 71.5 60.9
Mar 79.6 67.7 57.1
Apr 73.6 61.5 51
May 66.3 54.8 44.8
Jun 61.4 49.6 39.1
Jul 60.7 48.3 37.2
Aug 64.9 52 40.4
Sep 69.5 56.9 45.5
Oct 74.8 62.4 51.2
Nov 80 67.4 55.8
Dec 84.6 71.6 59.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30 23.1 16.6
Feb 28.6 21.9 16.1
Mar 26.4 19.8 13.9
Apr 23.1 16.4 10.6
May 19.1 12.7 7.1
Jun 16.3 9.8 3.9
Jul 15.9 9.1 2.9
Aug 18.3 11.1 4.7
Sep 20.8 13.8 7.5
Oct 23.8 16.9 10.7
Nov 26.7 19.7 13.2
Dec 29.2 22 15.4

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Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Argentina are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 2 days of 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 most of the year likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Argentina is often around around April 23rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Argentina.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Argentina (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 18.1 3.9
Feb 20% 9.4 4.4
Mar 15% 18.1 3.4
Apr 12% 13 2.5
May 10% 12.5 2
Jun 7% 6.2 1.2
Jul 8% 8.1 1.3
Aug 8% 3.2 1.5
Sep 11% 10.4 1.9
Oct 14% 11.1 3
Nov 15% 13.4 3.2
Dec 16% 29 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 46 9.9
Feb 20 23.9 11.2
Mar 15 46 8.6
Apr 12 33 6.4
May 10 31.8 5.1
Jun 7 15.7 3
Jul 8 20.6 3.3
Aug 8 8.1 3.8
Sep 11 26.4 4.8
Oct 14 28.2 7.6
Nov 15 34 8.1
Dec 16 73.7 9.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Argentina has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. 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 “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in 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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Sep 8 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Oct 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.6%
Feb 57%
Mar 58.8%
Apr 59%
May 63.7%
Jun 61.9%
Jul 59%
Aug 53.4%
Sep 50.3%
Oct 51.4%
Nov 48.3%
Dec 48.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Argentina?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.3 in August means 56.3% of the tourists vs. May.


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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 3 to 5 days of significant 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 the least precipitation with about 2 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 significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest 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°F (27.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

Best Times to Travel › Argentina

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