Climate for Santa Cruz

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 8 measuring stations in Santa Cruz.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Santa Cruz is one of the coldest regions in Argentina with an average daily high temperature of only 14 degrees centigrade. The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year.

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from December to March. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from May to September.

hours of sunshine per day
rainy days per month
Precipitation in mm/day
Relative humidity in %
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)

The most important cities in the region of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is a part of of Argentina and has an east-west extension of about 470 km. From north to south it is approximately 580 km. The biggest cities are Río Gallegos and Caleta Olivia. The local time is now Thursday, 9:10 am.

Río Gallegos85,70051°37'21"S69°13'5"W
Caleta Olivia36,07746°26'21"S67°31'41"W
Pico Truncado14,98546°47'42"S67°57'26"W
Puerto Deseado10,23747°45'1"S65°53'38"W
Las Heras9,30346°32'31"S68°56'9"W
El Calafate8,00050°20'27"S72°16'37"W
Yacimiento Río Turbio6,65051°34'24"S72°21'3"W
Río Turbio6,65051°32'9"S72°20'12"W
San Julián6,14349°18'20"S67°43'39"W
28 de Noviembre4,68651°35'2"S72°12'50"W
Comandante Luis Piedra Buena4,17649°59'6"S68°54'53"W
Perito Moreno3,58846°35'24"S70°55'47"W
Puerto Santa Cruz3,39750°1'9"S68°31'24"W