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El Calafate and Southern Patagonia Weather


Summers in El Calafate are very pleasant - sunny, dry and windy. Winters can be cold with the average temperatures of 30 °F. The most important weather factor in El Calafate is the wind that picks up force coming up from the Antarctic. In the summer the wind is usually moderate while in the winter it becomes a major consideration. Wind-proof clothing and multiple layers are both recommended for your visit to this region.

The length of the day changes according to season. In summer, the sun rises as early as 5:30am and sets at 11pm. In winter the days are shorter and there is only 8 hours of daylight. You can have up to 17 hours of solar light during the longest day of the year; December 21st.

The latitude of El Calafate is equivalent to that of London in the Northern Hemisphere.

Current El Calafate Weather Forecast
For complete information on the current forecast for this region, please visit the link below.
Current Forecast on Yahoo! Weather

Average El Calafate Temperatures

Month High °F Low °F High °C Low °C
January 65 45 18 7
February 65 45 18 7
March 61 42 16 6
April 54 37 12 3
May 45 32 7 0
June 41 28 5 -2
July 39 27 4 -3
August 43 29 6 -2
September 50 33 10 1
October 56 37 13 3
November 61 41 16 5
December 64 44 18 7

Further Region Information
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El Calafate and Southern Patagonia Travel Guide

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