Chilecito weather in January (La Rioja Province, Argentina)

Planning a trip to Chilecito in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Chilecito generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 25°C. But by evening, they drop to around 15°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Chilecito in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 398 mm for the month. Typically around 7 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 266 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Chilecito. August typically offers the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Chilecito, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 15°C  
Max Temperature 25°C  
Chance of Rain 24%  
Precipitation 398 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 62% *  
Sunshine 266 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 62% *  
* Data from: La Rioja, Argentina (67 KM, 42 Miles).

Where to go in Argentina in January

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in January 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 Chilecito in January?

For visitors traveling to Chilecito, 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.

What To Do

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


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