Mar del Plata weather in December (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina)

Curious about the December weather in Mar del Plata? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Mar del Plata, December is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 24°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 14°C.

Mar del Plata in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 74 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 10 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 267 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, July tends to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Mar del Plata climate page with graphs.

 

Mar del Plata, monthly averages in December

Min Temperature 14°C  
Max Temperature 24°C  
Water Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 33%  
Precipitation 74 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 76%  
Windspeed 18 km/h  
Sunshine 267 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 59%  

Where to go in Argentina in December

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in December 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Mar del Plata in December?

For visitors traveling to Mar del Plata, 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 18°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 December.

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

Interested in more climate information?

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