Buenos Aires Weather February Averages, Argentina
What's the Weather Like in Buenos Aires in February
February is the 2nd warmest month in Buenos Aires. Daily low temperatures typically vary from 16C (60.8F) to 24C (75.2F). High temperatures fluctuate between 23C (73.4F) and 31C (87.8F), in general.
In most cases, average temperatures remain in the range between 19C (66.2F) and 29C (84.2F). During this month, Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, features almost identical temperatures to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Minimum and maximum temperatures are on the slight decline in the course of February for a few degrees. Consequently, the interval of warm temperatures (over 24C/75.2F) gets shorter as the time passes. At the beginning of the month, it feels warm approx. from 11:30 am to 11 pm.
By the end of the period, the duration of the warm interval is roughly from 12:30 pm to 9 pm. Air temperatures are pleasant the rest of the day.
The number of sunshine hours the city of Buenos Aires has in February is almost equal to January. In general, the sky above the destination is clear, mostly clear or partially cloudy 61% of the time. This percentage grants the city between 8 and 9 hours with sunlight on average.
The probability of cloudy weather is constantly around 30% this time of year. In general, late afternoon and early evening are most likely to be cloudy. Early morning features the clearest sky over the largest city of Argentina.
The city receives around 120 mm/4.72 in of rainfall on average in February. Albeit this amount of precipitation is almost identical to January, it falls across 8 rainy days, which is a bit less. Usually, rain comes in the form of an afternoon thunderstorm or shower.
From the statistical point of view, the highest chance of wet weather is around February 8 36%. By the end of the month, this probability drops down to 28%. The amount of precipitation Buenos Aires receives is the same regardless of the time of the month.
The likelihood of rain to fall is constant throughout the day. This probability decreases only at late evening, around 10 pm.
Gentle breeze is the predominant type of wind this time of year.
The average speed of wind decreases from 4.7 m/s to 4.5 m/s during the month of February.
Early evening (around 7 pm) is the least windy time of the day, while late evening (around 11 pm) is the windiest.
The average relative humidity is around 68% in February in the most populous city in Argentina. Thus, you can have everything between oppressive and dry conditions, depending on the current temperature.
Sunrise and sunset
On February 1, the sun rises at 6:13 am and sets at 8 pm, 13:47 hours later. On February 28, daybreak occurs at 6:39 am, while sundown takes place at 7:31 pm, 12:52 hours later.
Average sea temperature
The average sea temperature in this Argentinian destination is usually around 23C (73.4F) this time of year. Yet, it tends to fluctuate between 22C (71.6F) and 25C (77F).
Buenos Aires Hotels in February
February is the high season in Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. Hence, hotel rates are high and bookings a few months in advance are essential for ensuring availability.
BA STOP Hostel
BA STOP Hostel is a budget-friendly accommodation provider that is centrally located. It features private rooms, mixed dormitories and female dorms with private or shared bathrooms. Wi-Fi is available and all main subway lines are near the hostel.
Cyan Recoleta Hotel
Cyan Recoleta Hotel disposes of rooms and suites with the surfaces of either 25 m2 or 30 m2. Hotel's guests benefit of free wireless internet, climate control, safes, minibars and cable TVs. Nearby parking is at disposal for an extra fee.
Rochester Hotel M
Rochester Hotel M is a 4-star hotel located in the downtown area of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Some in-room facilities and amenities are air-conditioning, soundproof windows, high-speed internet, minibars and safes. A restaurant serving European and Argentinian food, bar, fitness center and lounge area are additional facilities of the hotel.
Hilton Buenos Aires
Hilton Buenos Aires is a 5-star complex located in the neighborhood of Puerto Madero. Its rooms and suites feature views of the La Plata River, the city or green areas, LCD TVs, safety deposit boxes and coffeemakers among other amenities. Some other convenient amenities and facilities of Hilton Buenos Aires are a business center, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, pool and room service
Bars and restaurants
The gastronomic scene in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires is widely influenced by Italian cuisine. Besides Italian specialties, you can enjoy a wide range of dishes from other renowned cuisines here. In regard to prices, this destination caters to all types of budgets. A meal had at a restaurant, bar or stall could cost you anywhere from around 1 USD onward. Besides steaks, which made Queen of the Plata famous, you should try Argentine Empanadas, Milanesa a la Napolitana and Alfajores among other dishes and snacks.
Pain et Vin Buenos Aires
Pain et Vin Buenos Aires is a popular bar with a laid-back atmosphere serving outstanding wines. The hosts stage wine-tasting events in English and Spanish on a regular basis. In addition to wines, you can enjoy cheeses, homemade bread and sandwiches. Opening hours of Pain et Vin are from noon to 10 pm (7 pm on Sunday) daily except on Monday.
La Cocina is an affordable restaurant serving specialties of Argentinian cuisine. The house excels in pastries filled with vegetables and meat. Carne picante empanada and picachu are some classics you ought to try. La Cocina is open daily except on Sunday. Opening hours are from noon to 3 pm, and from 7 pm to 1 am.
Santos Manjares is a mid-range grill house preparing delicious steaks. Besides steaks, you can try salads, sandwiches and some other dishes of this traditional Argentinian restaurant. Note stuffed potatoes, which are some of the tastiest specialties. Santos Manjares is open from 11:30 am to 11 pm, Monday to Saturday.
i Latina is an exclusive dining venue, introducing Latin American specialties paired with Argentinian wines. The menu consists of 7 courses, and the house serves great Columbian coffee. Game meat, seafood and pork are in the menu of i Latina. This high-end restaurant is open between 8 pm and 1 am from Tuesday to Saturday.
Things to do in Buenos Aires in February
Plaza de Mayo
Plaza de Mayo is a famous square of the city of Buenos Aires, flanked by grand buildings. It is the place where the rebellion against the Spanish rule began in 1810, which led to Argentina's independence 6 years later. Plaza de Mayo is also a popular gathering point for various demonstrations, so keep this in mind when visiting the square. Some especially notable buildings of the plaza are the Cabildo, Metropolitan Cathedral and La Casa Rosada. The General Belgrano monument, honoring one of the most illustrious personalities of the war for independence, is in front of La Casa Rosada.
La Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo
La Casa Rosada, also known as the Pink House, is the eclectic building housing the Argentine government since the 19th century. As a tourist, you can apply for free guided tours that take place on weekends. These tours are one-hour long, introducing the official rooms, the President's office, historic balcony and lavish halls among other premises.
The Floralis Generica is a huge flower made of stainless steel and one of the main landmarks of the largest city of Argentina. Another curiosity about this masterpiece is that it opens the petals during the day and closes them before the night. Opening of the metal flower commences at 8 am, lasting about 20 minutes. Petals close at sunset. Sitting above a reflecting pool, the Floralis Generica weighs 18 tons.
Chinese New Year in Buenos Aires
A big Chinese community resides in Buenos Aires' Belgrano neighborhood. In February, the Chinese (Lunar) New Year takes place in the neighborhood's streets and park. On this occasion, you can have fun and enjoy various tasty specialties. The Chinese New Year features colorful parades, imaginative costumes, various demonstrations (including martial arts), and tango shows by performers from Asia and Argentine.
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