San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina? If you're planning to go to San Antonio de los Cobres, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

Based on the climate and weather in San Antonio de los Cobres, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Antonio de los Cobres, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

San Antonio de los Cobres is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina by month

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January

In January, San Antonio de los Cobres is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for San Antonio de los Cobres, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about a third of the time.

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February

February in San Antonio de los Cobres is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

If you visit San Antonio de los Cobres during March, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet a bit less than half of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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April

April for San Antonio de los Cobres is cold. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows once in a while.

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May

May in San Antonio de los Cobres is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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June

Traveling to San Antonio de los Cobres in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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July

If you are traveling to San Antonio de los Cobres in July, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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August

August for San Antonio de los Cobres can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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September

September here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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October

October in San Antonio de los Cobres is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in San Antonio de los Cobres can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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December

In December, San Antonio de los Cobres can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for San Antonio de los Cobres, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for San Antonio de los Cobres.

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