Salta weather in May (Salta Province, Argentina)

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

In May, Salta typically experiences pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 18°C, while night temperatures can drop to 8°C.

Salta in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 124 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 3 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 165 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Salta, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 11%  
Precipitation 124 mm  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 80%  
Sunshine 165 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 40%  

Where to go in Argentina in May

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

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 May.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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