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El Calafate weather in April (Santa Cruz, Argentina)

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

Temperatures

In April, El Calafate generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 10°C, while nights can cool down to about 2°C.

Precipitation

El Calafate in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 88 mm for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 157 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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

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

 

El Calafate, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 2°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 28%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 88 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 60%  
SunshineSunshine 157 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 49%  

Where to go in Argentina in April

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?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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