Uruguay weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Uruguay

The best time to visit in Uruguay is from January until April and November and December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Uruguay is 28°C in January and the lowest is 13°C in July.

Uruguay has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Uruguay or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Uruguay by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 27 24 21 18 14 13 15 16 19 22 26
Precipitation (mm) 45 61 56 38 41 38 64 56 57 49 62 52
Climate data from city: Montevideo

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14 day weather forecast Uruguay

The weather for in Uruguay will be 25° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Uruguay is based on the weather conditions in the city of Montevideo.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
22° 16.1 mm 85% 2 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
22° 4.9 mm 60% 6 m/s 2
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
22° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
22° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
15°
22° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
15°
22° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
16°
22° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
18°
22° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
17°
22° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
18°
22° 0.4 mm 10% 5 m/s 3
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
16°
22° 8.7 mm 90% 7 m/s 3
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
16°
22° 0.6 mm 15% 6 m/s 4
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
22° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 4
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
15°
22° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4

Climate Uruguay

Uruguay has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Uruguay is 20° degrees and there is about 620 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 206 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Uruguay

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 27 24 21 18 14 13 15 16 19 22 26
Night temp. (°C) 20 20 17 15 13 10 9 10 11 13 15 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 45 61 56 38 41 38 64 56 57 49 62 52
Days with rain 9 11 12 11 10 8 12 11 10 11 11 11
Dry days 22 17 19 19 21 22 19 20 20 20 19 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 9 9 8 6 6 6 8 8 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 3
UV-index 6 5 6 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 5 6
Climate data from city: Montevideo

Uruguay weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Uruguay? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Uruguay?

Uruguay lies in a straight line about 6,740 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Montevideo).

How long is the flight to Uruguay?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Uruguay is approximately 9 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Uruguay?

These are the largest airports in Uruguay:

  • Carrasco International /General C L Berisso Airport – Montevideo

How many inhabitants are there in Uruguay?

Uruguay has approximately 3,493,205 inhabitants.

How big is Uruguay?

The area of Uruguay is around 176,220 km². It is 7x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Uruguay?

The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo.

What is the currency of Uruguay?

In Uruguay the Uruguayan peso (UYU) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Uruguayan peso = 2.76 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.36 Uruguayan peso
  • 10 Uruguayan peso = 27.64 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 3.62 Uruguayan peso
  • 100 Uruguayan peso = 276.37 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 36.18 Uruguayan peso

What is the area code of Uruguay?

The area code to call Uruguay is +598.