The best times to visit Argentina for ideal weather are

August 27th to December 16th

or

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.

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Argentina Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Argentina

    Temperature

    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)

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    Average
    Low

    Argentina Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Average
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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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    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

     

    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.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 22.9 0.5 0.13
    Feb 27.1 0.3 0.16
    Mar 22.9 0.5 0.11
    Apr 18.6 1 0.08
    May 17.1 3 0.06
    Jun 12.9 1.4 0.04
    Jul 15.7 3.2 0.04
    Aug 14.3 0.7 0.05
    Sep 17.1 2.2 0.06
    Oct 21.4 1.8 0.1
    Nov 21.4 0.7 0.11
    Dec 22.9 0.8 0.12

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 22.9 1.3 0.33
    Feb 27.1 0.8 0.41
    Mar 22.9 1.3 0.28
    Apr 18.6 2.5 0.2
    May 17.1 7.6 0.15
    Jun 12.9 3.6 0.1
    Jul 15.7 8.1 0.1
    Aug 14.3 1.8 0.13
    Sep 17.1 5.6 0.15
    Oct 21.4 4.6 0.25
    Nov 21.4 1.8 0.28
    Dec 22.9 2 0.3

     

    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.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    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
    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?

    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

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

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

    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.

     

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