The best times to visit La Plata for ideal weather are

February 26th to May 27th

or

September 3rd to December 16th

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

 


La Plata Travel Guide

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

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in La Plata vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 57 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 La Plata, 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 64.4°F (18°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.4°F (10.8°C) at night.

    La Plata Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    La Plata Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    La Plata Perceived Temperature (F)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    La Plata Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average La Plata 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 85.5 76.7 66.9
    Feb 83.6 75.1 66.2
    Mar 78.8 70.6 62
    Apr 74 65 55.8
    May 66.8 58.5 50.5
    Jun 61.4 52.6 43.9
    Jul 59.5 51.2 43
    Aug 62.6 54.1 45.8
    Sep 66.2 57.8 49.9
    Oct 71.4 63 54.7
    Nov 78.2 69.2 59.8
    Dec 83.6 74.2 64.4

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 29.7 24.8 19.4
    Feb 28.7 23.9 19
    Mar 26 21.4 16.7
    Apr 23.3 18.3 13.2
    May 19.3 14.7 10.3
    Jun 16.3 11.4 6.6
    Jul 15.3 10.7 6.1
    Aug 17 12.3 7.7
    Sep 19 14.3 9.9
    Oct 21.9 17.2 12.6
    Nov 25.7 20.7 15.4
    Dec 28.7 23.4 18

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in La Plata are November, February, and then September. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are only 0.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 2.5 days with significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

    When can you find snow in La Plata? 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 La Plata.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Plata (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 24.3 0 0.13
    Feb 27.1 0 0.19
    Mar 25.7 0 0.15
    Apr 20 0 0.14
    May 20 0 0.1
    Jun 17.1 0 0.07
    Jul 18.6 1 0.09
    Aug 21.4 0 0.1
    Sep 27.1 0 0.13
    Oct 25.7 0 0.17
    Nov 28.6 0 0.15
    Dec 22.9 0 0.1

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 24.3 0 0.33
    Feb 27.1 0 0.48
    Mar 25.7 0 0.38
    Apr 20 0 0.36
    May 20 0 0.25
    Jun 17.1 0 0.18
    Jul 18.6 2.5 0.23
    Aug 21.4 0 0.25
    Sep 27.1 0 0.33
    Oct 25.7 0 0.43
    Nov 28.6 0 0.38
    Dec 22.9 0 0.25

     

    Humidity and Wind

    La Plata has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is December (55.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (70.5%).

    Wind in La Plata is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by January and November. September’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 mid-to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in La Plata.

    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 8.8 a gentle breeze 14.9 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.3 a gentle breeze 14.5 a moderate breeze
    Mar 7.4 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Apr 6.6 a light breeze 11.7 a moderate breeze
    May 6.2 a light breeze 10.9 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.6 a light breeze 11.4 a moderate breeze
    Jul 6.9 a light breeze 12 a moderate breeze
    Aug 7.7 a gentle breeze 13.1 a moderate breeze
    Sep 9.1 a gentle breeze 14.8 a moderate breeze
    Oct 8.7 a gentle breeze 14.5 a moderate breeze
    Nov 8.7 a gentle breeze 14.6 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.5 a gentle breeze 14.6 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 56.6
    Feb 61.7
    Mar 65.1
    Apr 63.5
    May 70.5
    Jun 67.1
    Jul 66.4
    Aug 65.9
    Sep 64.9
    Oct 64.3
    Nov 58.3
    Dec 55.5

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to La Plata?

    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.
     

    Overall La Plata Travel Experience by Season

    Fall (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 46.9°F (8.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. Fall is slow/unreported 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in La Plata, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 9 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Summer (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in La Plata to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.4°F (18°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.