Salta weather in August (Salta Province, Argentina)

How is the weather in Salta in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Salta the weather in August is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 20°C. But by evening, they drop to around 6°C.

Salta in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 50 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 2 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 207 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a prime time to visit Salta. August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Salta, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 6°C  
Max Temperature 20°C  
Chance of Rain 5%  
Precipitation 50 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 62%  
Sunshine 207 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 57%  

Where to go in Argentina in August

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in August 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 Salta in August?

For visitors traveling to Salta, 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 August.

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

Interested in more climate information?

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