The best times to visit La Plata for ideal weather are

February 19th to June 3rd

or

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.

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Weather in La Plata

Temperature

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)

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La Plata 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.

La Plata Perceived Temperature (F)

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La Plata Perceived Temperature (C)

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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 85.9 76.8 64.2
Feb 84 75.1 63.7
Mar 78.8 69.9 58.8
Apr 73.9 64 52.2
May 66.5 57.4 47.1
Jun 61.1 51.4 40.5
Jul 59.1 50 39.7
Aug 62.3 53.1 42.9
Sep 65.9 57 47.2
Oct 71.4 62.3 51.9
Nov 78.2 68.6 56.8
Dec 83.9 73.8 61.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.9 24.9 17.9
Feb 28.9 23.9 17.6
Mar 26 21.1 14.9
Apr 23.3 17.8 11.2
May 19.2 14.1 8.4
Jun 16.2 10.8 4.7
Jul 15.1 10 4.3
Aug 16.8 11.7 6.1
Sep 18.8 13.9 8.4
Oct 21.9 16.8 11.1
Nov 25.7 20.3 13.8
Dec 28.8 23.2 16.3


 

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in La Plata.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Plata (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 19% 0 3.5
Feb 22% 0 4.8
Mar 18% 0 3.9
Apr 17% 0 3.4
May 13% 0 2.7
Jun 12% 0 1.9
Jul 12% 2 2.7
Aug 15% 0 3.4
Sep 22% 0 3.3
Oct 20% 0 4.5
Nov 22% 0 3.9
Dec 15% 0 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 8.9
Feb 22 0 12.2
Mar 18 0 9.9
Apr 17 0 8.6
May 13 0 6.9
Jun 12 0 4.8
Jul 12 5.1 6.9
Aug 15 0 8.6
Sep 22 0 8.4
Oct 20 0 11.4
Nov 22 0 9.9
Dec 15 0 6.6

 

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.

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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 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
Jan 54.7%
Feb 60.4%
Mar 66.1%
Apr 65.4%
May 72.7%
Jun 69.7%
Jul 69%
Aug 68.2%
Sep 67%
Oct 65.5%
Nov 58.9%
Dec 54.7%

 

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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 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.

 

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