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What is the climate like in Argentina?

The climate of Argentina has an average yearly temperature of 23°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 14°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 431 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Argentina.

The best time to visit Argentina is January until April and September until December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Argentina.

Temperature 14 to 32°C
Rain 431 mm

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The climate of Argentina
  • Average yearly temperature: 23°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in January
  • Lowest temperature: 14°C in June and July
  • Rainfall: 431 mm per year, averaging 36 mm by month
  • Driest months: 20 mm in August, 22 mm in June and 24 mm in July
  • Wettest months: 58 mm in April, 49 mm in October and 48 mm in November

Climate table Argentina

The climate table for Argentina shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 32 30 27 22 17 14 14 17 19 22 27 31
Nighttime temperature (°C) 18 17 14 11 7 4 4 5 7 9 13 16
Rainfall (mm) 35 45 34 58 32 22 24 20 30 49 48 34
UV Index 9 9 8 6 4 4 4 5 7 8 9 10
Best month Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Argentina

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Argentina

Temperature by month in Argentina

Rainfall by month in Argentina

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Argentina.

Rainfall by month in Argentina

UV index by month in Argentina

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Argentina.

UV index by month in Argentina

Yearly temperature in Argentina

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Argentina, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Argentina

Yearly total rainfall in Argentina

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Argentina.

Rainfall per year in Argentina

Best time to visit Argentina

Argentina, a country stretching from the north to the south of South America, offers an incredible diversity of climates, from the arid climate in the west to the subpolar climate in the south. This variation makes for a rich variety of landscapes and ecosystems, from the vast pampas and arid Andes to the lush rainforests and cold, icy regions of Patagonia.

Sunny days and diverse temperatures

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With an average annual temperature of 21°C, Argentina enjoys warm summers and mild winters, making it an attractive destination for year-round visitors. Rainfall varies considerably, from 200 to 1,000 mm per year, depending on the region, while some areas can receive up to 500 cm of snow, especially in the mountainous regions.

The sun shines abundantly in Argentina, with 2200 to 2800 hours of sunshine per year, and the country experiences about 255 dry days annually. The average humidity is 70%, which contributes to the comfortable climate, although this percentage can vary in some regions.

Temperature differences throughout the year

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January is the warmest month with average temperatures around 29 degrees Celsius, ideal for exploring the outdoor activities Argentina has to offer. In contrast, July, the coldest month, when temperatures can drop to an average of 14 degrees Celsius, a period when the country's southern regions become a haven for winter sports enthusiasts.

During the day, temperatures average between 14 and 29 degrees Celsius, while at night they are slightly cooler, with temperatures ranging from 9 to 21 degrees Celsius. This makes for pleasant days and refreshing nights, perfect for both relaxation and adventure.

Precipitation and sunshine

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With about 96 rainy days per year, it is important for visitors to consider regional differences in precipitation when planning their trip. Northern regions, such as the province of Salta, enjoy plenty of sunshine and relatively little precipitation, while the Iguazú Falls in the northeast are surrounded by lush, moist rainforests.

Weather experiences in Argentina

The weather in Argentina is rated an average of 3,7 out of 5 stars by 14 visitors.

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Lots of good weather, sunshine and good temperatures of 20-30 degrees Celsius, i.e. as usual. But a surprising number of rainy days when it really poured down this December (2023)— This text has been automatically translated into English

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December in Argentina was pleasant. The weather was pleasant with sunny days and some unexpected rain showers. Air temperatures ranged from warm during the day to cool in the evening. Perfect for being outside!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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It also rained a few times, which was a nice change. In the evening it cooled off nicely. In short, great weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Moderate temperatures, but often cloudy and unexpected showers. Nights were colder than expected. There was little sunlight; not ideal for outdoor activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Although winter, temperatures were moderate during the day and refreshingly cool at night. There was little rain and many sunny days. Ideal for an active vacation!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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There was a lot of sunshine, ideal for an active vacation. We had only one day of rain. In short, a good experience.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Temperatures are moderate, ranging from 8°C to 19°C. Little rain falls, so there are many sunny days. Pleasant climate for outdoor adventures. It is wise to bring warm clothes in the evening.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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April in Argentina was pleasant, with mild temperatures and mostly sunny. A little rain here and there, but nothing that spoiled our vacation enjoyment. Not really a winter sports or sun destination at this time of year.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Argentina by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Argentina and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Argentina, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.