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Lago San Martin weather in August (Santa Cruz, Argentina)

Planning a trip to Lago San Martin in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In August, Lago San Martin generally has low temperatures and high snow/rainfall. August is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 3°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate -4°C. It is a very cold month, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm. It's always better to be prepared than to find oneself shivering in the cold.

Precipitation

Lago San Martin in August usually receives high snow/rainfall, averaging around 113 mm for the month. Typically around 6 days of snow/rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 148 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Lago San Martin. January and February typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Lago San Martin, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 3°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 21%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 113 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
SunshineSunshine 148 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: El Chaltén, Argentina (36 KM, 22 Miles).

Where to go in Argentina in August

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
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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