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Buenos Aires weather in January (Argentina)

What can you expect from the weather in Buenos Aires during January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Buenos Aires generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 18°C. Often, it stands out as the year's warmest month. With this in mind, cool breathable fabrics will make navigating the heat much more bearable. Always be ready to embrace the warmth while staying cool and protected.

Buenos Aires in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 90 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 8 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 285 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, March, April, May, September, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While June and July tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Buenos Aires, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 18°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 27%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 90 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 64%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 285 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Argentina in January

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 20°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site 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 travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.