Argentina weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Argentina.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Argentina. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Argentina (Buenos Aires) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Argentina?

The best time to go to Argentina (Buenos Aires) is February based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Argentina (Buenos Aires)29
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Argentina (Buenos Aires)28
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Argentina (Buenos Aires)26
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Argentina (Buenos Aires)22
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Argentina (Buenos Aires)19
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Argentina (Buenos Aires)15
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Argentina (Buenos Aires)15
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Argentina (Buenos Aires)17
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Argentina (Buenos Aires)19
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Argentina (Buenos Aires)22
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Argentina (Buenos Aires)25
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Argentina (Buenos Aires)28

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Argentina weather overview

This vast country, which is almost as large as India, has a varied topography and climate. Northernmost Argentina is tropical, which means high temperatures and high humidity in the summer months (November to March) and rain throughout the year.

Central Argentina, which includes Buenos Aires and the Pampas to the east, has a healthy and pleasant climate, which is warm but fairly rainy in the summer and mild in the winter.

Further west and to the south, the climate is sunny and drier and drought can occasionally be a problem. Western Argentina, including the northern Andes, is a dry region: even on the mountain peaks, which rise as high as 7,000 m (23,000 ft), rain and snowfall is low.

What rain there falls mainly during the summer months which are very sunny and hot. This climate makes the eastern slopes and foothills of the Andes very arid while the surrounding lowlands are desert.

Southern Argentina (also known as Patagonia) is largely dry but temperatures are cooler and the far south has chilly summers and long winters with plenty of frost and snow. However, the region's proximity to the Atlantic Ocean stops temperatures falling unbearably low.

What to pack for Argentina weather

Pack light cotton clothes for northern and western Argentina (unless going high up into the Andes) and for Central Argentina in their summer.

Take warmer wear for central districts in winter and summer visits to the south. Wrap up very warmly for the winter months in Southern Argentina. Even dry Western Argentina experiences some rain, so go prepared.

More about Argentina

Which is the hottest month in Argentina?

The hottest time of year in Buenos Aires, Argentina is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 29°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Argentina?

In terms of rainfall, March is usually the wettest month in Buenos Aires, Argentina with 121mm on average. There are normally 8 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Argentina?

The sunniest time of year in Buenos Aires, Argentina is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 64% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Argentina?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Buenos Aires, Argentina in January when the water temperature reaches 24°C.

What is the flight time to Argentina from the UK?

The flight time to Argentina from the UK is typically 14 hours.

What is the time difference between Argentina and the UK?

The time difference between Argentina and the UK is GMT-3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Argentina?

The main language spoken in Argentina is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Argentina?

The currency in Argentina is the Argentine Peso (ARS).

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Which plugs are used in Argentina?

Argentina uses electrical plug type C + I (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Argentina?

They drive on the right side of the road in Argentina.

Compare Argentina weather with the USA

Below the Argentina weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Argentina (Buenos Aires) and the USA (Washington).

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