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Best Time to Visit Paraguay in 2024 for nature, culture, wildlife. Paraguay Weather Guide

Best Time to Visit Paraguay

  • Optimal: May to September (cooler and drier).
  • For wildlife: July and August are prime months.
  • Other favorable months: April, May, June, and October.

Geography facts

  • Location: South America, bordered by Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia.
  • Area: 406,752 km².
  • Landscape: Consists of the Gran Chaco, a vast lowland plain in the west, and the Paraná Plateau in the east. Highest point: Cerro Pero at 842 meters.

Paraguay, landlocked in the heart of South America, offers a diverse landscape from its western plains to its eastern hills. The country is known for its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty.

Climate

  • Lowlands: Subtropical (hot, humid summers; mild winters).
  • Highlands: More temperate.
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. (c) weatherspark.com

Monthly Weather Snapshot

January

  • Temperatures: Daytime averages around 35°C (95°F), nights cool down to 23°C (73°F).
  • Precipitation: 120 mm, with frequent thunderstorms.
  • Activities: Ideal for experiencing Paraguay’s vibrant summer festivals.

February

  • Temperatures: Similar to January, with daytime highs of 34°C (93°F) and nighttime lows of 22°C (72°F).
  • Precipitation: 110 mm.
  • Activities: Enjoy cultural festivals and explore Asunción’s historic sites.
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March

  • Temperatures: Daytime temperatures start to decline to 31°C (88°F), nights at 21°C (70°F).
  • Precipitation: 100 mm.
  • Activities: Transition period ideal for visiting the Itaipú Dam and nearby nature reserves.

April

  • Temperatures: More comfortable with days at 28°C (82°F) and nights at 18°C (64°F).
  • Precipitation: 80 mm.
  • Activities: Perfect for exploring the colonial town of Encarnación and its Jesuit missions.

May

  • Temperatures: Mild weather, daytime at 25°C (77°F), nights at 16°C (61°F).
  • Precipitation: 70 mm.
  • Activities: Best time for wildlife viewing in the Gran Chaco region.

June

  • Temperatures: Cooler, with days around 23°C (73°F) and nights at 14°C (57°F).
  • Precipitation: 60 mm.
  • Activities: Great for hiking in the Ybycuí National Park and visiting the Ñacunday Falls.
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight. (c) weatherspark.com

July

  • Temperatures: Coolest month, with daytime highs of 22°C (72°F) and nighttime lows of 13°C (55°F).
  • Precipitation: 50 mm.
  • Activities: Prime time for bird watching in the wetlands and visiting nature reserves.

August

  • Temperatures: Slowly warming, with days at 25°C (77°F) and nights at 14°C (57°F).
  • Precipitation: 60 mm.
  • Activities: Ideal for exploring the rich biodiversity of the Pantanal region.

September

  • Temperatures: Pleasant with daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), nights at 17°C (63°F).
  • Precipitation: 70 mm.
  • Activities: Great for cultural tours in Asunción and outdoor activities in national parks.

October

  • Temperatures: Warmer, with days at 30°C (86°F) and nights at 20°C (68°F).
  • Precipitation: 90 mm.
  • Activities: Best time to experience the blooming flowers in the countryside and participate in local festivals.
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November

  • Temperatures: Hotter, with daytime highs of 32°C (90°F) and nighttime lows of 22°C (72°F).
  • Precipitation: 110 mm.
  • Activities: Perfect for river cruises and exploring the eco-tourism sites along the Paraguay River.

December

  • Temperatures: Hot, with days reaching 34°C (93°F) and nights at 23°C (73°F).
  • Precipitation: 130 mm, high humidity.
  • Activities: Enjoy festive Christmas celebrations and summer activities along the rivers.

Paraguay offers a blend of natural wonders and cultural experiences. The best time to visit depends on your interests, with May to September being optimal for comfortable weather and fewer rains, making it ideal for nature enthusiasts and cultural explorers alike.

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