Climate

Patagonia Climate

Temperature & Rainfall

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg. High (F)595955504440394246515558
Avg. Low (F)444341383431303234374042
Avg. Water Temp (F)48.949.649.347.84643.942.442.442.843.94647.5
Avg. Rainfall (Inches)1.11.01.00.30.20.44.43.31.91.60.71.5

Be Prepared for Any Weather

Patagonia has several climatic regions, with variations in temperature, rainfall and sunny days. The region is famous for extreme winds and beautiful landscapes. With such unpredictable weather, Patagonia is best enjoyed by travelers who are prepared for any weather regardless of travel season.

Situated at the south end of South America as part of Chile and Argentina, Patagonia touches the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Southern Ocean. It is comprised of deserts, fertile lowlands, grasslands and the southern Andes mountains.

Patagonia Trips for Any Season

No matter what season you seek to travel in Patagonia, AdventureSmith Explorations has an extensive, curated collection of Patagonia small ship cruises and active land trips to choose from. Learn more about our Patagonia trips, or go direct to our Trip Finder to search by location and your travel dates.

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Summer: December-February

Summer is the warmest time of year with temperatures averaging 59 degrees Fahrenheit during December, January & February. Summer is also when Patagonia’s famous winds are strongest, reaching up to 120 miles per hour!

Fall: March-May

The fall months of March, April and May offer pleasant average highs in the 50s with deciduous trees turning colors and the winds are not as strong, averaging around 10 miles an hour for the rest of the year.

Winter: June-August

In June, July and August, winter snows cover some of the higher grounds, adding a crisp layer of beauty to national parks and glaciers. Temperatures drop to an average of 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and some popular hikes may be harder to access due to weather.

Spring: September-November

With Spring comes new life and bright, contrasting colors; September, October and November in Patagonia can be cooler and windier, which means there are typically less crowds.