Patagonia, Argentina: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Patagonia, Argentina? If you're planning to go to Patagonia, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Patagonia, Argentina

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

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

January

January in Patagonia dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

February

Traveling to Patagonia in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

March

If you are traveling to Patagonia in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

April

If you go to Patagonia in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

May

If you are traveling to Patagonia in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

June

If you are traveling to Patagonia in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

July

July is brisk. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket

August

August in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

September

Traveling to Patagonia in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens

October

Traveling to Patagonia in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

If you are traveling to Patagonia in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

December

If you go to Patagonia in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Patagonia, Argentina

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types I
  • A SIM card that works in Patagonia

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