Buenos Aires weather in August (Argentina)

Curious about the August weather in Buenos Aires? This guide provides all the details you need.

In August, Buenos Aires generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 18°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 7°C.

Buenos Aires in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 65 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 7 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 177 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm March, April, May, September, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June and July tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Buenos Aires climate page with graphs.


Buenos Aires, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 7.2°C  
Max Temperature 17.9°C  
Water Temperature 10°C  
Chance of Rain 24%  
Precipitation 65 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 74%  
Windspeed 11 km/h  
Sunshine 177 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Argentina in August

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Buenos Aires in August?

For visitors traveling to Buenos Aires, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 10°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Buenos Aires.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Argentina? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Argentina. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.