The best times to visit Neuquen for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 1st

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

 

 


Other Neuquen Travel Info

Weather in Neuquen

Temperature

Average temperatures in Neuquen vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Neuquen, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.1°F (16.7°C) at night.

Neuquen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Neuquen 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.

Neuquen Perceived Temperature (F)

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Neuquen Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Neuquen 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 92.3 76.1 61.2
Feb 88.9 72.7 58
Mar 83.9 67.5 52.8
Apr 73.9 57.8 44
May 64.5 49.7 36.5
Jun 59.1 45.1 33
Jul 58.1 43.6 30.1
Aug 62.1 47.5 33.7
Sep 68 53.5 39.6
Oct 75 60.3 46.8
Nov 82.4 67.2 53.2
Dec 89.1 73 58.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.5 24.5 16.2
Feb 31.6 22.6 14.4
Mar 28.8 19.7 11.6
Apr 23.3 14.3 6.7
May 18.1 9.8 2.5
Jun 15.1 7.3 0.6
Jul 14.5 6.4 -1.1
Aug 16.7 8.6 0.9
Sep 20 11.9 4.2
Oct 23.9 15.7 8.2
Nov 28 19.6 11.8
Dec 31.7 22.8 14.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Neuquen are December, March, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 2nd.

When can you find snow in Neuquen? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around September, especially close to late March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Neuquen is often around around September 10th 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Neuquen (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 5% 0 1.4
Feb 4% 0 1.8
Mar 3% 0 1.1
Apr 6% 23.6 2.7
May 6% 12.2 1.7
Jun 3% 0 0.5
Jul 4% 0 0.4
Aug 5% 0 0.8
Sep 6% 28.5 0.8
Oct 7% 20.9 2
Nov 3% 0 0.5
Dec 2% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 3.6
Feb 4 0 4.6
Mar 3 0 2.8
Apr 6 59.9 6.9
May 6 31 4.3
Jun 3 0 1.3
Jul 4 0 1
Aug 5 0 2
Sep 6 72.4 2
Oct 7 53.1 5.1
Nov 3 0 1.3
Dec 2 0 2.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Neuquen has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is December (22.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (54.7%).

Wind in Neuquen is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 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 late October where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.6 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.4 Significant breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 7 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 25.8%
Feb 31.2%
Mar 37.4%
Apr 46.3%
May 54.7%
Jun 52.4%
Jul 49.2%
Aug 42.4%
Sep 35.7%
Oct 31.1%
Nov 23.8%
Dec 22.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Neuquen?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Sep 24, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Neuquen, Argentina is January, followed by March and November. 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 Neuquen in July. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.8 in July means 54.8% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Neuquen Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Neuquen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Neuquen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93°F (33.9°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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