Patagonia Argentina, February 19, 2019

Patagonian Climate

The main characteristics of the Patagonian climate are: short fall and spring, and long winters. Great thermal amplitude between summer and winter, as well as a substantial temperature difference between day and night.

Please click here in order to access a comprehensive temperature chart according to different regions (and seasons) in Patagonia, expressed in Fahrenheit.

The average winter temperature is -2º. C and summer maximum temperatures can reach 40º C in the Alto Valle del Río Negro area. In Tierra del Fuego temperatures rise to 30º C.

The Andean Patagonia is humid, rainfall exceeds 2,000 mm a year and it gets drier as you approach the Atlantic zone, where the average rainfall is only 200 mm. Tierra del Fuego registers 800 mm a year.

To be able to travel safely and enjoy the Patagonian landscape, the best time is (our) summer, between the months of December and March, although this excludes the snow lovers as well as those who do not care about cold but sunny and pristine days.