Mar del Plata, Argentina: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mar del Plata, Argentina? If you're planning to go to Mar del Plata, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Mar del Plata, Argentina

Based on the climate and weather in Mar del Plata, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mar del Plata, Argentina

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mar del Plata, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mar del Plata, Argentina by month

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January

January is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

February for Mar del Plata is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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March

If you visit Mar del Plata during March, you will probably notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Mar del Plata in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you vacation in Mar del Plata during May, you will probably see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Mar del Plata is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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July

July in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in Mar del Plata is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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September

September in Mar del Plata is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

If you vacation in Mar del Plata during October, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

Traveling to Mar del Plata in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

December in Mar del Plata is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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Activities for Mar del Plata, Argentina

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mar del Plata.

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