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Best time to visit Buenos Aires, Argentina

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The best time to visit Buenos Aires is October-November

Buenos Aires can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, October-November is the best time to go.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach a maximum of 33℃ (92℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around July-time, can get down to a minimum of 5℃ (41℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Buenos Aires, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around December. The wet season in Buenos Aires usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Buenos Aires. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

January

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

December

Buenos Aires seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Buenos Aires as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Buenos Aires is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Buenos Aires

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Buenos Aires for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Buenos Aires climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Buenos Aires for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Buenos Aires in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Buenos Aires in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Buenos Aires in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Buenos Aires in April

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Buenos Aires in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Buenos Aires in June

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Buenos Aires in July

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Buenos Aires in August

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Buenos Aires in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Buenos Aires in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Buenos Aires in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Buenos Aires in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Buenos Aires in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Buenos Aires is usually January, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Buenos Aires is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Buenos Aires is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Buenos Aires, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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