Best time to visit, weather and climate El Calafate
Best time to visit El Calafate, Argentina

Best time to visit El Calafate, Argentina

The best time to visit El Calafate in Argentina is from january until march and november and december, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in El Calafate is 14°C in january and the lowest is 1°C in june.

The average climate figure for El Calafate is an 6,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

El Calafate has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. If you want to know what the average temperature is in El Calafate or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate El Calafate per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
14°C 14°C 12°C 8°C 4°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 5°C 8°C 11°C 13°C
17
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22
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25
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25
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27
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28
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24
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24
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15
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20
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12
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21
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Climate El Calafate

Climate El Calafate


Climate El Calafate per Month

Climate El Calafate per Month

El Calafate has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for El Calafate is 8° degrees and there is about 262 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 169 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 14°C 14°C 12°C 8°C 4°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 5°C 8°C 11°C 13°C
Night 5°C 5°C 4°C 2°C -1°C -4°C -4°C -4°C -2°C 0°C 2°C 4°C
Precip 17
mm
22
mm
25
mm
25
mm
27
mm
28
mm
24
mm
24
mm
15
mm
20
mm
12
mm
21
mm
Rain
days
12 11 13 14 15 12 11 11 10 10 11 13
Snow
days
0 0 0 1 3 8 9 8 4 2 1 0
Dry
days
19 17 18 15 13 10 11 12 16 19 18 18
Sun hours
per day
12 10 9 9 6 4 6 7 8 9 12 13
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
 


Climate El Calafate january

On average, it is maximum 14° in january in El Calafate and at least around 5° degrees. In january there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in El Calafate.

Climate El Calafate february

On average, it is maximum 14° in february in El Calafate and at least around 5° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in El Calafate.

Climate El Calafate march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in El Calafate and at least around 4° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in El Calafate.

Climate El Calafate april

On average, it is maximum 8° in april in El Calafate and at least around 2° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate El Calafate may

On average, it is maximum 4° in may in El Calafate and at least around -1° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 3 days in may.

Climate El Calafate june

On average, it is maximum 1° in june in El Calafate and at least around -4° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 8 days in june.

Climate El Calafate july

On average, it is maximum 1° in july in El Calafate and at least around -4° degrees. In july there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 9 days in july.

Climate El Calafate august

On average, it is maximum 2° in august in El Calafate and at least around -4° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 8 days in august.

Climate El Calafate september

On average, it is maximum 5° in september in El Calafate and at least around -2° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 4 days in september.

Climate El Calafate october

On average, it is maximum 8° in october in El Calafate and at least around 0° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 2 days in october.

Climate El Calafate november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in El Calafate and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in El Calafate and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate El Calafate december

On average, it is maximum 13° in december in El Calafate and at least around 4° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in El Calafate.

14 day weather forecast El Calafate

14 day weather forecast El Calafate

The weather for El Calafate in Argentina will be 6° till 3° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
4 Jun
Bewolkt 6°C 2°C 3.0 mm 75% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Fr
5 Jun
Gespreide bewolking 6°C 3°C 0.1 mm 20% 0 cm 2m/s 3
Sa
6 Jun
Broken wolken 5°C 2°C 1.3 mm 55% 0 cm 2m/s 1
Su
7 Jun
Regen 4°C 2°C 5.5 mm 85% 0 cm 2m/s 1
Mo
8 Jun
Enkele wolken 3°C 0°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Tu
9 Jun
Lichte sneeuw 4°C 0°C 0.4 mm 60% 0.5 cm 4m/s 2
We
10 Jun
Bewolkt 3°C -1°C 0.4 mm 30% 0 cm 2m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
11 Jun
Enkele wolken 3°C -1°C 0.4 mm 25% 0 cm 4m/s 2
Fr
12 Jun
Enkele wolken 1°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Sa
13 Jun
Broken wolken 2°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Su
14 Jun
Broken wolken 3°C 1°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 5m/s 0
Mo
15 Jun
Broken wolken 4°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 0
Tu
16 Jun
Bewolkt 3°C 0°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 2m/s 0
We
17 Jun
Bewolkt 1°C -1°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 1m/s 0
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About El Calafate

About El Calafate

El Calafate lies in Argentina in the province Santa Cruz and the population consists of 8.000 inhabitants. If you want to call El Calafate you have to use +54 or 0054 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +545012457809 or 00545012457809.

El Calafate is in a straight line at 13.201 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 16 hours30.

The coordinates of El Calafate, Argentina are latitude: -50.336979 en longitude: -72.265135

The GPS coordinates are S 50° 20' 13.2000" en W 72° 15' 54.3600"

Currency El Calafate

Currency El Calafate

In El Calafate the Argentine peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Argentine peso (ARS) 4 june 2020

1 Argentine peso = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Argentine peso = 1,45 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 68,74 Argentine peso
100 United States dollar = 6.874,15 Argentine peso

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Time difference El Calafate

Time difference El Calafate

In El Calafate it is now 16:26 o’clock in the afternoon on thursday 4 june 2020. That is 1 hour later than in United States. The time zone of El Calafate is America/Buenos_Aires and the Greenwich time is UTC-03.

Vaccinations El Calafate

Vaccinations El Calafate

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in El Calafate.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Rabiës