Weather in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world

Ramiro Rodriguez
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WEATHER IN USHUAIA, ARGENTINA

Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, gate to visit Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego National Park and Train of the End of the World, the starting point for cruises to Cape Horn and Antarctica... But, how is the weather there? You have to know that Ushuaia, is the Capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and Southern Atlantic Islands, and it is located 54º 48´58´´ south latitude, has special characteristics in temperatures, humidity, rain, and daylight. Take a look at some important information to know more about the weather in Ushuaia, and what to expect when you travel to this amazing city in southern Patagonia:

 

TEMPERATURES IN USHUAIA CITY

Ushuaia is located over the Ushuaia Bay, part of the Beagle Channel. And surrounded on the west, east, and north by the Andes Chain. So, Ushuaia is the only city in Argentina located on the "other side of the Andes". Now, as it`s located on the ocean (and we have to remember that Tierra del Fuego is an island), and also in the southern portion of Patagonia, temperatures are moderated by the ocean. Check below-average temperatures in Celcius all the year long:

 

 

As you can see, during May, June, July, and August, minimum temperatures are below zero. And these are average temperatures. Of course, the high season is from October to March, when temperatures are perfect for visits. During the winter season, Ushuaia is open for ski season in Cerro Castor and other nordic ski centers.

 

 

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HUMIDITY IN USHUAIA CITY

As Ushuaia is located on the shore of the Beagle Channel, there is a standard level of humidity. It`s not a problem, but if humidity is important for you, take a look to the image below:

 

 

RAINFALL IN USHUAIA CITY

And what about rain? Well, we have rainy days in Ushuaia, but with a low level of millimeters. as you can see the period from March to June is the month with more rainfall in the year, with 56.1% in April. And lower level is during October and November, with only 34.6% during November.

 

 

 

Ok, but what`s exactly in days, this 56.1% in May or this 34.6% in November? Well, find the average rainy days all year:

 

 

It`s low rain in millimeters, but maybe you have rained during any part of the day... Again, it`s not really a problem in Ushuaia and you will enjoy this incredible place without problems.

 

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SNOW IN USHUAIA CITY

As I informed you, Ushuaia is a wonderful place to enjoy the snow. Ski season is the longest in Argentina, due to the Ushuaia location and snow season. Take a look at the following information with snow level during the year:

 

 

As you can see we have good level of snow in May, June, July, August, September and October... It`s a long season to enjoy ski, in Cerro Castor (the most famous ski centre in Ushuaia), but also ni Martial Glacier, Francisco Jerman Ski Centre, Las Cotorras, and Tierra Mayor where you can enjoy Nordic Ski.

 

DAYLIGHT IN USHUAIA CITY

Well, it`s an important point. Why? well, as Ushuaia is located very south of the globe, daylights during summer are one of the best in South America. And during winter, daylight is very short. Take a look to the graphic below:

As you can see, daylight hours go from 14  in November to 17.2 in December, and 16.5 in January. It`s a long day to enjoy outdoor activities, like trekkings, boat navigations, and more. Very nice. For example in Ushuaia, sunrise is 4.50 am, and sunset is around 10 pm! It`s a very complete day full of daylight. In the other hand, during winter we have just a few hours of daylight.  Sunrise in July for example is 10 am, and sunset at 5.30 pm.

If you`re looking for a great trip to Ushuaia, take a look at the following information.

 

Want to visit Ushuaia? Check our Tours to visit Ushuaia City

We have a wide variety of tour packages to visit Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. One of my favorites is the Visiting Patagonia Tour, with 12 nights. Click on the image below

 

See our visiting Patagonia Tour: Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes, Ushuaia, El Calafate
See our visiting Patagonia Tour

 

 

Tours to visit Ushuaia, Patagonia, and Argentina

If it´s not what you´re looking for, don´t worry, we have a complete list of tours to visit Ushuaia, Patagonia, and Argentina. Check our complete list of tours to visit Argentina:

 

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For more information, just contact me at info@ripioturismo.com 

 

 

 

Thank you!

 

Ramiro Rodriguez
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