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

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

When to go to Ushuaia, Argentina

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

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

January

January can be chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Ushuaia can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Ushuaia in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ushuaia is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Ushuaia during May, you are likely to find that it can be brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

June

In June, Ushuaia is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Ushuaia, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear

July

July for Ushuaia is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat

August

August in Ushuaia is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

September

If you vacation in Ushuaia during September, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat

October

If you visit Ushuaia during October, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Ushuaia during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Ushuaia can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ushuaia, 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 Ushuaia
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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