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South America – Best time to go

Best time to visit South America

South America is a year-round destination except the southernmost parts of the continent which experience more pleasant weather from October to March. This is a continent of extremes, Brazil is hot most of the year with temperatures of 30–40˚C from November to March. While Ushuaia on Argentina's southern tip is the last stop before Antarctica meaning it is cold year round, though the winter months of June, July and August are the coldest, whereas the Atacama desert in northern Chile is beautiful, the temperatures can drop significantly at night.  Peru, due to its' altitude is cooler in the winter months but hot during the summer. Parts of Argentina are popular in June and July when they become covered in colourful foliage.

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