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Best time to visit Argentina

Our verdict

The best time to visit Argentina is October-November

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Argentina such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, October-November is the best time of year to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Buenos Aires, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Argentina, tend to reach around 33℃ (92℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 5℃ (41℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Argentina, and you can see more in the handy table below.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Argentina, you’re most likely to get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around December. The wet season in Argentina falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in June instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Argentina, explore hidden gems and destinations to visit while you’re there, discover our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

January

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

December

Argentina seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Argentina is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Best time to visit the top destinations in Argentina

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BarilocheNovember
20℃
7℃
19℃
7℃
17℃
5℃
12℃
3℃
8℃
1℃
4℃
-1℃
3℃
-3℃
4℃
-2℃
7℃
-0℃
10℃
1℃
14℃
3℃
18℃
5℃
Buenos AiresOctober-November
31℃
20℃
30℃
20℃
26℃
17℃
23℃
15℃
19℃
12℃
15℃
9℃
14℃
8℃
16℃
9℃
18℃
10℃
21℃
12℃
25℃
15℃
29℃
18℃
MendozaMay
28℃
19℃
27℃
17℃
24℃
15℃
20℃
11℃
16℃
8℃
13℃
5℃
11℃
3℃
15℃
6℃
17℃
8℃
21℃
11℃
25℃
14℃
27℃
17℃
SaltaMay
24℃
15℃
23℃
14℃
22℃
12℃
20℃
11℃
18℃
8℃
17℃
6℃
16℃
6℃
19℃
7℃
21℃
9℃
23℃
12℃
24℃
14℃
24℃
15℃
UshuaiaSeptember-November
11℃
4℃
11℃
3℃
10℃
3℃
7℃
1℃
4℃
-0℃
1℃
-2℃
1℃
-2℃
2℃
-2℃
4℃
-1℃
7℃
-0℃
9℃
1℃
10℃
3℃
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Top FAQs

Argentina is in South America.
The warmest month of the year in Buenos Aires, one of the most popular places to visit in Argentina, is January.
The driest month of the year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is usually around June each year.

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