The best times to visit La Plata for ideal weather are
February 19th to June 3rd
September 24th to December 23rd
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
Weather in La Plata
Average temperatures in La Plata vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 La Plata, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 86.7°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.3°F (17.4°C) at night.
La Plata Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
La Plata Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
La Plata Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in La Plata 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 mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in La Plata? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around July, especially close to early to mid July. The best time to ski (if at all) in La Plata is often around around July 9th 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in La Plata.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Plata (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
La Plata has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (54.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (72.7%).
Wind in La Plata is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by January and October. September’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.7 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 mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 14 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in La Plata.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.8||Gentle breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.6||Light breeze||10.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.7||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.5||Light breeze||9.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.8||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.3||Light breeze||10.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.2||Gentle breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.5||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.7||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.6||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to La Plata?
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 La Plata, 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 La Plata 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
Overall La Plata Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°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 La Plata, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 La Plata to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°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.