Salta weather in January (Salta Province, Argentina)

Planning a trip to Salta in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Salta typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 25°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 16°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Salta in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 307 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area enjoys a balanced 183 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month 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 January

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 25°C  
Chance of Rain 47%  
Precipitation 307 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 78%  
Sunshine 183 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 38%  

Where to go in Argentina in January

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in January 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 January?

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. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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