The best times to visit La Plata for ideal weather are
February 26th to May 27th
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
Weather in La Plata
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)
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 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.
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 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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.