Mendoza, Argentina: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mendoza, Argentina? If you're planning to go to Mendoza, the following is 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 Mendoza, Argentina

Based on the climate and weather in Mendoza, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mendoza, Argentina

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Mendoza, Argentina

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mendoza.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Mendoza.

    What to wear/what to pack for Mendoza, Argentina by month

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    January

    January in Mendoza is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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    February

    February for Mendoza can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    March

    March in Mendoza is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (high 20s C).

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    April

    If you go to Mendoza in April, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    May

    May in Mendoza is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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    June

    If you vacation in Mendoza during June, you are likely to see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    July

    If you are traveling to Mendoza in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    August

    If you are traveling to Mendoza in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    September

    If you vacation in Mendoza during September, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    October

    October here is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    November

    If you vacation in Mendoza during November, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    December

    December is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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