The best times to visit Jose Ignacio for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 20th


October 1st to December 2nd

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



Other Jose Ignacio Travel Info

Weather in Jose Ignacio


Average temperatures in Jose Ignacio vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Jose Ignacio, 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 81.4°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.5°F (19.7°C) at night.

Jose Ignacio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Jose Ignacio Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Jose Ignacio Perceived Temperature (F)


Jose Ignacio Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Jose Ignacio 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 79.5 73.3 66.3
Feb 78.4 73.1 66.7
Mar 75.2 69.9 62.4
Apr 71.3 65.9 59.3
May 67 61.5 54.8
Jun 61.3 55.3 48.3
Jul 58 52.7 46.2
Aug 61.9 56.2 49.7
Sep 62.2 57.4 50.8
Oct 66.7 61.4 55.4
Nov 72.3 66.2 59.1
Dec 78.8 72.7 65.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.4 22.9 19.1
Feb 25.8 22.8 19.3
Mar 24 21.1 16.9
Apr 21.8 18.8 15.2
May 19.4 16.4 12.7
Jun 16.3 12.9 9.1
Jul 14.4 11.5 7.9
Aug 16.6 13.4 9.8
Sep 16.8 14.1 10.4
Oct 19.3 16.3 13
Nov 22.4 19 15.1
Dec 26 22.6 18.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jose Ignacio are June, July, and then April. 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 early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Jose Ignacio? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 4.2
Feb 23% 0 6.4
Mar 21% 0 3.4
Apr 15% 0 3.7
May 18% 0 2.4
Jun 13% 0 2.4
Jul 14% 0 2.5
Aug 24% 0 5.5
Sep 22% 0 4.1
Oct 17% 0 2.9
Nov 20% 0 3.8
Dec 18% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 10.7
Feb 23 0 16.3
Mar 21 0 8.6
Apr 15 0 9.4
May 18 0 6.1
Jun 13 0 6.1
Jul 14 0 6.4
Aug 24 0 14
Sep 22 0 10.4
Oct 17 0 7.4
Nov 20 0 9.7
Dec 18 0 11.4


Humidity and Wind

Jose Ignacio has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (64.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (75.2%).

Wind in Jose Ignacio is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.7 MPH or 20.4 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Jose Ignacio.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 9.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Mar 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Apr 9.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jun 9.5 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 8.9 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 9.8 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Sep 11 Significant breeze 15 Significant breeze
Oct 10 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Nov 9.7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Dec 9 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67%
Feb 69.8%
Mar 67.2%
Apr 68.3%
May 73.2%
Jun 69.5%
Jul 70.9%
Aug 72.8%
Sep 72.8%
Oct 75.2%
Nov 70.2%
Dec 64.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Jose Ignacio?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Uruguay; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay is January, followed by November and May. 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 Jose Ignacio in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 59.9 in September means 59.9% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Jose Ignacio Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 78.2°F (25.7°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Jose Ignacio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Jose Ignacio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.4°F (27.4°C) and 76.2°F (24.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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