El Calafate weather in October (Santa Cruz, Argentina)

The average maximum daytime temperature in El Calafate in October lies at 13.3°C (55.94°F). Bring a thick blanket because during the night it can cool down to temperatures below freezing. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 1.5°C (34.7°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

October is a dry month with an average of 12mm (0.5 inches) of rain. There are generally around 4 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to El Calafate with 214 hours of sun during the entire month.


El Calafate, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 1 °C  
Max Temperature 13 °C  
Chance of Rain 16%  
Precipitation 11mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 54% *  
Sunshine 214 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 52% *  

Where to stay in El Calafate


Where to go in Argentina in October

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in October 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 to wear in October? Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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