The best times to visit Punta Del Diablo 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.
Punta Del Diablo Travel Guide
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Weather in Punta Del Diablo
Average temperatures in Punta Del Diablo vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most 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 Punta Del Diablo, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 85.8°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.8°F (17.7°C) at night.
Punta Del Diablo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Punta Del Diablo 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.
Punta Del Diablo Perceived Temperature (F)
Punta Del Diablo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Punta Del Diablo 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 Punta Del Diablo are April, December, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid July. For example, on the week of July 9th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in Punta Del Diablo? 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 Punta Del Diablo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Punta Del Diablo (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
Punta Del Diablo has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (60.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (72.2%).
Wind in Punta Del Diablo is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by November and October. September’s average wind speed of around 6.1 knots (7.1 MPH or 11.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Punta Del Diablo.
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||5.7||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||10||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.3||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.1||Light breeze||9.2||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.4||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.7||Light breeze||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.1||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.1||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.1||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Punta Del Diablo?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Uruguay; 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 Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Punta Del Diablo, Uruguay is January, followed by November and May. 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 Punta Del Diablo in September. 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 Punta Del Diablo Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.4°F (27.4°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Punta Del Diablo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Punta Del Diablo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.