Best Time to Visit Argentina

Deciding on the best time to go to Argentina really depends on the places you want to visit and the things you want to do. Below, we have summarised the best time to visit the different areas in Argentina as a guide. Our specialist Argentina travel team are well equipped to answer any questions you have on when to visit Argentina so please do contact us for further clarity and to start planning your trip to Argentina.

Best time to visit

Buenos Aires and the Pampas are year-round destinations although October through to April is considered the best time to visit as temperatures are warmer. January is the hottest month with an average temperature of 25°c (76°F) and the coldest is July at 12°c (53°F). January and February here can be hot and humid. Southern Patagonia is best visited from November to March when temperatures are milder. However, visitors should be prepared for strong winds and changeable weather, you could experience all seasons in one day! It is worth considering travelling outside this time and can be especially rewarding in April (for autumn colours) or October (for spring flowers) because winds can drop significantly and there are fewer visitors in the National Parks. There is wildlife in the Peninsula Valdes year-round however Southern Right Whale season is from June to December. May to September is winter and many hotels in Southern Patagonia close for the season. The Lake District has something to offer throughout the year. Between November and April temperatures are at their warmest with December to February being peak summer and when the region is at its busiest. However, the Lake District is particularly beautiful in spring (October) and autumn (March ) and may be favoured by nature enthusiasts at this time of year. These months tend to be milder than during the height of summer and quieter. For those keen to ski then Argentina's winter from July to September is the best time to visit. Mendoza is best visited in Autumn, from March to May and Spring, from September to November when temperatures are at their most pleasant. Please note that if travelling during the vendimia (wine harvest) typically first week in March, availability is more limited and at a premium so best to book early. January and February is peak summer when temperatures will be at their highest. In Salta and the north west the weather is good almost all year round in general. It’s warm and dry in winter (June to September) although it does get cold at night. Summer (December to February) is hot and there’s no air conditioning in most rooms. Avoid the rainy season of February to March, when many of the roads to places you'll want to explore may be impassable due to flooding. Cordoba is also a year-round destination. Nevertheless, the best time to visit is between November and March, when springtime temperatures grace Cordoba. Antarctic weather is a lesson in extremes. Antarctica is the world’s coldest, windiest and driest continent. During the summer months the winds abate considerably and the weather is surprisingly comfortable, averaging between 20 and 50F (-6°c - 10°c). Summertime also means 18-24 hours of sunlight which allows life to flourish for a brief summer period. Long days also allow extensive exploration by small ship cruise to Antarctica. Antarctic weather allows for a short season of cruising from November to March each year.

Climate guide for Argentina

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Average temperatures (Celcious) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
93°F 1mm
Feb
97°F 1mm
Mar
89°F 2mm
Apr
78°F 3mm
May
71°F 2mm
Jun
71°F 2mm
Jul
62°F 2mm
Aug
74°F 2mm
Sep
73°F 2mm
Oct
79°F 2mm
Nov
87°F 1mm
Dec
89°F 2mm
Jan
79°F 3mm
Feb
82°F 4mm
Mar
75°F 7mm
Apr
71°F 10mm
May
64°F 15mm
Jun
58°F 13mm
Jul
56°F 10mm
Aug
57°F 15mm
Sep
63°F 9mm
Oct
67°F 8mm
Nov
72°F 7mm
Dec
75°F 6mm
Jan
99°F 6mm
Feb
95°F 6mm
Mar
92°F 7mm
Apr
89°F 6mm
May
83°F 3mm
Jun
79°F 1mm
Jul
77°F 0mm
Aug
90°F 2mm
Sep
93°F 2mm
Oct
94°F 4mm
Nov
95°F 9mm
Dec
99°F 5mm
Jan
98°F 3mm
Feb
95°F 11mm
Mar
91°F 8mm
Apr
80°F 6mm
May
73°F 1mm
Jun
72°F 0mm
Jul
69°F 0mm
Aug
80°F 0mm
Sep
86°F 1mm
Oct
87°F 2mm
Nov
98°F 3mm
Dec
100°F 2mm
Jan
97°F 7mm
Feb
98°F 5mm
Mar
97°F 7mm
Apr
92°F 12mm
May
86°F 5mm
Jun
84°F 5mm
Jul
83°F 2mm
Aug
93°F 3mm
Sep
97°F 4mm
Oct
97°F 6mm
Nov
97°F 6mm
Dec
98°F 10mm
Jan
88°F 12mm
Feb
85°F 24mm
Mar
84°F 20mm
Apr
80°F 11mm
May
78°F 5mm
Jun
79°F 2mm
Jul
74°F 1mm
Aug
85°F 2mm
Sep
91°F 4mm
Oct
89°F 6mm
Nov
88°F 9mm
Dec
88°F 11mm
Jan
48°F 0mm
Feb
48°F 5mm
Mar
48°F 0mm
Apr
42°F 2mm
May
40°F 1mm
Jun
36°F 3mm
Jul
37°F 0mm
Aug
37°F 0mm
Sep
39°F 1mm
Oct
43°F 4mm
Nov
45°F 0mm
Dec
49°F 1mm

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