Buenos Aires Weather October Averages, Argentina
What's the Weather Like in Buenos Aires in October
Average temperatures fluctuate, in general, between 13C (55.4F) and 22C (71.6F) during October in Buenos Aires. Low temperatures typically rise from 13C (55.4F) to 15C (59F) from the beginning of the month to its end. High temperatures follow a similar trend, rising from 19C (66.2F) to 22C (71.6F). Bigger variations are possible, though, with lows ranging from 8C (46.4F) to 19C (66.2F) and highs between 15C (59F) and 29C (84.2F). In October, Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, features lower temperatures than Caracas, the largest city of Venezuela.
In this period, this Argentine destination features alternating periods of cool and pleasant temperatures. It feels cool (below 18C/64.4F, for example) most of the day, but especially during the night. However, the interval of comfortable temperatures (over 18C/64.4F) expands at a fast rate. At the beginning of the 2nd week of October, it lasts approximately from 2 pm to 7 pm. By the end of the month, the duration of this interval is already from around 10:30 am to midnight.
The duration of sunny weather is also increasing during the month of October in the city of Buenos Aires. On average, this destination features somewhat over 7 hours of sunlight per day this time of year. The possibility of cloud cover doesn't vary to a greater extent. It decreases, in general, from 39% to 35% in the course of October. Usually, daylight hours feature the share of around 55% of sunshine against 45% of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions.
October is one of the 3 rainiest annual months in the largest city of Argentina. The amount of rainfall the city receives during the month increases significantly when compared to September. The approximate accumulation of precipitation ranges between 120 mm/4.72 in and 140 mm/5.51 in, which is the 50% increase from the previous month at least. More so, rain usually falls across 10 or 11 days during October.
Chances of rainy weather rise from 25%, at the beginning of the month, to 32% by the end of October. Furthermore, every next rainfall is more likely to unload larger quantities of precipitation than the previous. Yet, these trends shouldn't affect your activities in Queen of the Plata too badly. Late nights feature the highest chances of rain by far. The first half of the evening (before 9 pm) is the least likely time of the day of wet weather.
The speed of the wind remains essentially constant at 5 m/s (gentle breeze) in this period. The beginning of October is statistically the windiest, with the average wind speed being around 5.1 m/s. Mid-October, with these values dropping down to 4.9 m/s, is windy the least. The second half of the morning (between 9 am and noon) is typically the windiest time of the day (up to 5.5 m/s, moderate breeze). Early evening, just past 6 pm, is the calmest (down to 4.4 m/s).
In most cases, it feels comfortable or dry in Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America, during October. The average relative humidity is 69%, which leaves insignificant chances of muggy conditions a few percent for the biggest part of the month.
Sunrise and sunset
The duration of daylight continues to rise in the most populous city of Argentina this time of year. October 1 features the shortest daylight during the month. Then, the sun rises at 6:30 am and sets at 6:56 pm, 12:26 hours later. On October 31, sunrise occurs at 5:52 am, while sunset takes place at 7:21 pm, 13:29 hours later.
Average sea temperature
The average sea temperature is also on the increase in this destination during the month of October. In general, this parameter features temperatures between 16C (60.8F) and 20C (68F) in this period.
Extraordinary weather occurrences
In recent years, Argentina had to cope with extensive flooding caused by high precipitation. Albeit these natural hazards usually happen during the summer and autumn months, they are possible to occur in spring, too. The cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires was among the affected destinations.
Buenos Aires Hotels in October
The spring shoulder season features affordable travel deals in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. The major influx of tourists is still far off and weather conditions are good. Plus, blooming of colorful jacaranda trees grants extraordinary photo opportunities. Therefore, you can consider October as one of the best months for visiting the most populous city of Argentina.
Cucha Tanguera is a 2-star property, located in the Almagro barrio. The nearest metro station is several minutes away. The hotel has rooms suitable for accommodating a few guests, equipped with free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms and air-conditioning. The large community room with kitchen is also available.
Loft Argentino Apart Hotel
Loft Argentino Apart Hotel features rooms ranging in size from 35 m2 to 75 m2. Among other features, they dispose of private balconies, digital safes, kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi, minibars and air-conditioning. Breakfast room is available on-site, too.
Awwa Suites & Spa
Awwa Suites & Spa is a 4-star hotel located in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires. Its rooms and suites feature plasma TVs, minibars, complimentary internet, safety deposit boxes, climate control and equipped kitchenettes. Of other amenities, guests of the hotel benefit of a sauna, spa, babysitting and room service. Parking is available for an additional charge.
Park Tower, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Park Tower is an upscale, 5-star complex. Located in the downtown area, it has spacious rooms and suites on offer that range in size from 39 m2 to 380 m2. Park Tower Hotel additionally disposes of outdoor and indoor pools, a sauna, gym, lounge area and a restaurant. Parking is available in the vicinity.
Bars and restaurants
The Cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires features diverse dining options capable to satisfy any taste. Besides restaurants serving local food, many establishments prepare specialties of many acclaimed international cuisines. Among those, you can find eateries serving European (French, Italian) and Asian (Chinese, Japanese) dishes. The price range is as diverse. For example, the most affordable meal (choripan) costs around 1 USD (in Argentine currency). Fine dining options, on the other hand, are available for a few hundred USD.
Bar El Federal
Bar El Federal is one of iconic establishments in the city of Buenos Aires. Here, you can dine Italian specialties, such as pizzas, raviolis and spaghettis, and drink cocktails, coffees, wines, etc. One of rare specialties you can dine here are turkey sandwiches. Bar El Federal's opening hours are from 8 am to 2 am (4 am on Fridays and Saturdays).
Paris Burger is a restaurant where you can enjoy burgers named after popular tourist attractions in Paris, the capital of France. Some options you will find attractive for sure are Elysee, Louvre, Montmartre and Notre Dame burgers. Just don't feel puzzled when you see prices on the price board. The Argentine Peso has the same symbol as the American Dollar ($). Hence, prices are quite affordable. Paris Burger is open on workdays from 11:45 am to 3:30 pm.
Sunae Asian Cantina
Sunae Asian Cantina is the right place for everyone appreciating Asian specialties. It combines reasonable prices, pleasant vibe and delicious food. Dishes on offer span Chinese, Tai, Philippine and Vietnamese cuisines. Sunae Asian Cantina is open daily except on Sunday. Hours are from noon to 3:30 pm on workdays, and between 8 pm and midnight from Monday to Saturday.
Gran Dabbang is an exclusive restaurant run by a traveler that traveled New Zealand, Asia and Europe. While there, he had collected the very best of several cuisines, incorporating their elements into the premium dining experience. Therefore, don't be surprised to find flavors characteristic of Spanish, Tai, Paraguayan and Indian cuisines in a single dish. Gran Dabbang is open between 8 pm and midnight from Monday to Saturday.
Things to do in Buenos Aires in October
La Recoleta Cemetery
La Recoleta Cemetery, also known as Buenos Aires's city of the dead, is an open-air museum as much as a cemetery. And the appearance of the entrance gate, featuring neoclassical style, announces as much. Once inside, you can examine beautiful mausoleums, statues and edifices featuring a variety of architectural styles for hours. Neoclassical, Gothic and Baroque are some styles you will recognize.
Take a map before you enter La Recoleta Cemetery to locate the tombs of some historic personalities. Some people that rest there are:
- Evita Peron, the former 1st Lady of Argentina.
- Louis Angel Firpo, a boxer nicknamed The Wild Bull of The Pampas.
- And Guillermo Brown, the key figure in founding the Argentine Navy.
Aficionados of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy are more than glad to discover the Palacio Barolo. The design of once the tallest skyscraper of Latin America relates to this masterpiece of literature. Featuring 22 floors, the Palacio Barolo symbolizes 22 verses per song of the Divine Comedy. Furthermore, there are many elements depicting Purgatory, Hell and the Heavens. To benefit of your visit most, take a guided tour that includes a visit to the top of the building, revealing great views of the largest city of Argentina.
National Museum of Fine Arts
The National Museum of Fine Arts is one of the leading exhibition venues in Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. It stages permanent and temporary exhibitions and has the largest collection of Argentine fine art exhibits.
Besides Latin and Argentinian works of art, the museum displays artwork by European masters. Some famous artists represented here are Paul Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh and Edouard Manet. Rodin's "The Kiss," Carcova's "No Bread, No Work" and the Tree of Life (a pre-Columbian culture) are a few highlights. The admission to the National Museum of Fine Arts is free.
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