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Usual weather in Argentina

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Argentina? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Argentina

The climate of Argentina is very diverse, because of the vast size of this country. Basically it can be said, that the climate is mostly temperate, arid in southeast and subantarctic in southwest. Argentina has four seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn. Summers are the warmest and wettest season in most of the country, but in most of Patagonia it is the driest season. Winters are usually mild in the north, cool in the center and cold in the south.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Aconcagua, Adrogué, Amaicha del Valle, Andean Northwest, Bahía Blanca, Barreal, Buenos Aires, Cafayate, Calilegua National Park, Capilla del Monte, Capilla del Señor, Cariló, Catamarca, Chaco, Chajari, Chascomús, Clorinda, Colon, Colonia Carlos Pellegrini, Comodoro Rivadavia, Corrientes, Cuyo, Córdoba, El Calafate, El Chalten, El Palmar National Park, El Rey National Park, Entre Rios, Esquel, Esquina, Federación, Formosa, Gualeguaychu, Humahuaca, Ischigualasto Provincial Park, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Plata, La Punta, La Rioja, Lago Puelo, Los Alerces National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, Luján, Magdalena, Malargüe, Mar del Plata, Martínez, Medanos, Mendoza, Mercedes, Mesopotamia, Misiones, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Necochea, Neuquén, Pampas, Patagonia, Pergamino, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Puerto Madryn, Puerto San Julián, Purmamarca, Quebrada de Humahuaca, Resistencia, Rio Cuarto, Rio Gallegos, Rosario, Salta, San Agustín de Valle Fértil, San Antonio Oeste, San Antonio de Areco, San Antonio de los Cobres, San Carlos de Bariloche, San José de Jáchal, San Juan, San Lorenzo, San Luis, San Martin de los Andes, San Miguel de Tucumán, San Rafael, San Salvador de Jujuy, Santa Fe, Santa Maria, Santiago del Estero, Sierra de la Ventana, Tafi Viejo, Talampaya National Park, Tandil, Tierra del Fuego, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tigre, Tilcara, Trelew, Tucuman, Uquía, Ushuaia, Valdes Peninsula, Valles Calchaquíes, Villa Carlos Paz, Villa Gesell, Villa Unión, Villa la Angostura, Villazón and La Quiaca.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is January, the average maximum temperature is 30.8 ℃ (87.44 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 20.3 ℃ (68.54 ℉). The coldest month here is July, the average maximum temperature is 15.8 ℃ (60.44 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 7.7 ℃ (45.86 ℉). The most rainy month here is October, the average number of rainy days is 10.3. The least rainy month here is August, the average number of rainy days is 6.9.

When travelling to some places in Argentina, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Cerro Aconcagua (6962 m) and the lowest point is Laguna del Carbon (-105 m). So there are huge differences in altitudes in this country and the weather is very different in them therefore. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Argentina. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in January is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in January is 30.8 ℃ (87.44 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.3 ℃ (68.54 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉). At the end of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.55 ℃ (85.19 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 8.8. The average rainfall is 141.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:25 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:12 and at the end of the month 13:49.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in February is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in February is 28.3 ℃ (82.94 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19.1 ℃ (66.38 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.55 ℃ (85.19 ℉). At the end of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.7 ℃ (81.86 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 7.9. The average rainfall is 124.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:49 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:21 and at the end of the month 12:49.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in March is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in March is 27.1 ℃ (80.78 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.1 ℃ (64.58 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.7 ℃ (81.86 ℉). At the end of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.25 ℃ (77.45 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 8.7. The average rainfall is 143.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:49 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:17 and at the end of the month 11:44.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in April is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in April is 23.4 ℃ (74.12 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 14.1 ℃ (57.38 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.25 ℃ (77.45 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 21.35 ℃ (70.43 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 9.3. The average rainfall is 121.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:44 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:13 and at the end of the month 10:44.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in May is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in May is 19.3 ℃ (66.74 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.8 ℃ (51.44 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 21.35 ℃ (70.43 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.8 ℃ (64.04 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 7. The average rainfall is 92.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:44 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:19 and at the end of the month 10:00.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in June is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in June is 16.3 ℃ (61.34 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 8.3 ℃ (46.94 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.8 ℃ (64.04 ℉). At the end of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.05 ℃ (60.89 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 7.2. The average rainfall is 57.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:00 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 9:51 and at the end of the month 9:51.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in July is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in July is 15.8 ℃ (60.44 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 7.7 ℃ (45.86 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.05 ℃ (60.89 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.65 ℃ (61.97 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 7.2. The average rainfall is 60.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 9:51 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:01 and at the end of the month 10:20.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in August is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in August is 17.5 ℃ (63.5 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 9 ℃ (48.2 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 16.65 ℃ (61.97 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 18.65 ℃ (65.57 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 6.9. The average rainfall is 65.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:20 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:45 and at the end of the month 11:14.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in September is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in September is 19.8 ℃ (67.64 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 10.3 ℃ (50.54 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 18.65 ℃ (65.57 ℉). At the end of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 21.1 ℃ (69.98 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 7.6. The average rainfall is 71.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:14 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:45 and at the end of the month 12:17.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in October is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in October is 22.4 ℃ (72.32 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 13.6 ℃ (56.48 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 21.1 ℃ (69.98 ℉). At the end of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 24.4 ℃ (75.92 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 10.3. The average rainfall is 127.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:17 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:49 and at the end of the month 13:20.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in November is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in November is 26.4 ℃ (79.52 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 16.3 ℃ (61.34 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 24.4 ℃ (75.92 ℉). At the end of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.5 ℃ (81.5 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 9.9. The average rainfall is 118.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:20 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:48 and at the end of the month 14:11.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Argentina in December is this: The average highest temperature in Argentina in December is 28.6 ℃ (83.48 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19 ℃ (66.2 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.5 ℃ (81.5 ℉). At the end of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 9.4. The average rainfall is 116.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:11 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:25 and at the end of the month 14:27.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Argentina in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Buenos Airestemperature: - highest temperature: 28.6 ℃ (83.48 ℉)lowest temperature: 19 ℃ (66.2 ℉)rainfall: 116.7mmrainy days: 9.4
Cordobatemperature: - highest temperature: 29.4 ℃ (84.92 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.2 ℃ (62.96 ℉)rainfall: 160.6mmrainy days: 11.1
Mendozatemperature: - highest temperature: 32.5 ℃ (90.5 ℉)lowest temperature: 18.3 ℃ (64.94 ℉)rainfall: 24.5mmrainy days: 4.3
Iguazutemperature: - highest temperature: 32.1 ℃ (89.78 ℉)lowest temperature: 19.5 ℃ (67.1 ℉)rainfall: 182.2mmrainy days: 9.8
Barilochetemperature: - highest temperature: 20.7 ℃ (69.26 ℉)lowest temperature: 6.2 ℃ (43.16 ℉)rainfall: 23.4mmrainy days: 4.5
Ushuaiatemperature: - highest temperature: 13.4 ℃ (56.12 ℉)lowest temperature: 4.8 ℃ (40.64 ℉)rainfall: 51.8mmrainy days: 16.4
El Calafatetemperature: - highest temperature: 18 ℃ (64.4 ℉)lowest temperature: 5.6 ℃ (42.08 ℉)rainfall: 4.3mmrainy days: 1.9
Mar del Platatemperature: - highest temperature: 24.7 ℃ (76.46 ℉)lowest temperature: 13 ℃ (55.4 ℉)rainfall: 95mmrainy days: 9
Saltatemperature: - highest temperature: 27.9 ℃ (82.22 ℉)lowest temperature: 15.7 ℃ (60.26 ℉)rainfall: 144.5mmrainy days: 13.7
Trelewtemperature: - highest temperature: 27.7 ℃ (81.86 ℉)lowest temperature: 12.4 ℃ (54.32 ℉)rainfall: 14mmrainy days: 4




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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