The best times to visit Buenos Aires for ideal weather are

February 26th to June 3rd

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 Buenos Aires

Temperature

Average temperatures in Buenos Aires vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Buenos Aires, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 85.5°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.7°F (21.5°C) at night.

Buenos Aires Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Buenos Aires 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.

Buenos Aires Perceived Temperature (F)

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Buenos Aires Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Buenos Aires 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 85 76.6 69.7
Feb 83.1 75.2 68.7
Mar 78.8 71.3 65.2
Apr 74.1 65.9 59.4
May 67 59.7 53.9
Jun 61.8 53.8 47.4
Jul 59.9 52.4 46.3
Aug 63 55 48.7
Sep 66.5 58.6 52.5
Oct 71.4 63.8 57.5
Nov 78.2 69.7 62.7
Dec 83.3 74.6 67.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.4 24.8 20.9
Feb 28.4 24 20.4
Mar 26 21.8 18.4
Apr 23.4 18.8 15.2
May 19.4 15.4 12.2
Jun 16.6 12.1 8.6
Jul 15.5 11.3 7.9
Aug 17.2 12.8 9.3
Sep 19.2 14.8 11.4
Oct 21.9 17.7 14.2
Nov 25.7 20.9 17.1
Dec 28.5 23.7 19.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Buenos Aires are June, July, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Buenos Aires? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Buenos Aires.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Buenos Aires (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% 0 4.7
Feb 20% 0 6
Mar 20% 0 5.2
Apr 17% 0 5
May 14% 0 3.3
Jun 9% 0 2.2
Jul 10% 0 3
Aug 15% 0 2.8
Sep 19% 0 4.6
Oct 21% 0 5.9
Nov 22% 0 5.1
Dec 14% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 11.9
Feb 20 0 15.2
Mar 20 0 13.2
Apr 17 0 12.7
May 14 0 8.4
Jun 9 0 5.6
Jul 10 0 7.6
Aug 15 0 7.1
Sep 19 0 11.7
Oct 21 0 15
Nov 22 0 13
Dec 14 0 8.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Buenos Aires has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (56.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (68.3%).

Wind in Buenos Aires is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by November and October. September’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.2 MPH or 18.1 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 to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Buenos Aires.

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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 9.5 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.2 Strong breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 12.4 Strong breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.4 Strong breeze
Aug 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Sep 9.8 Gentle breeze 16.7 Strong breeze
Oct 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Nov 9.7 Gentle breeze 16.9 Strong breeze
Dec 9.3 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.5%
Feb 63.1%
Mar 64%
Apr 61.7%
May 68.3%
Jun 64.6%
Jul 63.8%
Aug 63.7%
Sep 62.9%
Oct 63%
Nov 57.8%
Dec 56.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Buenos Aires?

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 Buenos Aires, Argentina is January, followed by February and October. 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 Buenos Aires in June. 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 55.5 in June means 55.5% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Buenos Aires Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81°F (27.2°C) and 62.7°F (17.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Buenos Aires, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 80.6°F (27°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 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 Buenos Aires to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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