14 to 29°C
3120 hours
sunshine per day
570 mm
269 days
96 days
0 days

Climate of Argentina

Argentina has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Argentina is 21° degrees and there is about 569 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 255 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 14°C and 29°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 9°C and 21°C
  • Rain: it rains 96 days and there is a total of approximately 570 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3120 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 14°C and 29°C
Warmest month: 29°C in January
Coldest month: 14°C in July
Night temperature: between 9°C and 21°C
Dry days: 269 days
Days with rain: 96 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 570 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3120 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Argentina.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Argentina.

Climate table of Argentina

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Argentina. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Argentina might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 28 25 22 18 15 14 16 17 20 24 27
Night temp. (°C) 21 21 18 15 13 10 9 10 11 13 16 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 43 58 55 35 44 25 47 38 36 49 75 65
Days with rain 8 9 9 9 8 6 8 6 8 9 8 8
Dry days 23 19 22 21 23 24 23 25 22 22 22 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 9 9 8 7 6 7 8 8 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 5 4 4 3 4 4 5 5 6

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


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


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


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.

Climate of Argentina by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Argentina? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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