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Weather in Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni is located in southwestern Bolivia in the Department of Potosi. Uyuni has an average temperature of 37.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Uyuni has a cold and dry climate.


Potosi has a population of approximately 10,600 inhabitants is located at 12,041 feet above sea level. La ciudad y el Salar de Uyuni son uno de los mayores atractivos turísticos de Bolivia, recibiendo cada año alrededor de 60,000 visitantes. The city is located in the Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) and is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Bolivia, receiving every year about 60,000 visitors.


Bolivia is located in the southern hemisphere and so the cold season (autumn and winter) go from May to September and the hot seasons (spring and summer) from October to April, it’s also considered the rainy season

Average Temperatures and rain precipitation in Uyuni, month by month

The Seasons in Uyuni, Bolivia


Spring weather in Uyuni, Bolivia: Spring weather is somewhat cold. The spring season in Uyuni goes from Sep 21st to Dec. 21St with an average High of 18.7 C (66.3 F) and an average Low of 1.7 C (35 F). 


Summer weather in Uyuni, Bolivia: Summer weather is somewhat fair and with some rains. The summer season in Uyuni goes from December 21st to March 21St with an average High of 18.3 C (64.7 F) and an average Low of 5 C (41 F).  


Fall weather in Uyuni, Bolivia: Fall weather is somewhat cold and a bit dry. The fall season in the Uyuni goes from March 21st to June 21St with an average High of 16.3 C (61.7 F) and an average Low of 1.3 C (34.0 F).


Winter weather in Uyuni, Bolivia: Winter weather is cold and dry, it’s considered the dry season. Winter season in the Uyuni goes from June 21st to September 21St with an average High of 13.7 C (57 F) and an average Low of -3.3 C (24.7 F).


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Weather Facts of Uyuni, Bolivia


  • Uyuni has an average rain fall of N/A millimeters (N/A inches) per year.
  • On average, the warmest month is November.
  • The average coolest month is July.
  • January is the average wettest month.

Current Weather conditions and 3 day forecast for Uyuni

 Satellite view of the weather in Uyuni (for the last 8 hrs.) 

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Best season to visit Uyuni


The dry season is best time to travel to Uyuni and the Salt flats (from March to November) due to the better road conditions, generally sunny skies and warm temperatures during the day but really cold during the night.


Travel to most regions of Bolivia is certainly possible year round, but you have to have in mind that during the rainy season (December to March) normally some dirt roads become flooded and it could take sometime until tractors clear them.