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Mendoza weather in December (Mendoza Province, Argentina)

What can you expect from the weather in Mendoza during December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In December, Mendoza generally has high temperatures and moderate rainfall. December falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Mendoza in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 70 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 5 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 302 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, February, March, April, September, October and November typically offer the best circumstances. While May tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Mendoza, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 16%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 70 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 5 days  
HumidityHumidity 47%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 302 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 64%  

Where to go in Argentina in December

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?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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