Camarones, Chubut

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Camarones
Town
Camarones is located in Argentina
Camarones
Camarones
Location of in Argentina
Coordinates: 44°48′S 65°42′W / 44.800°S 65.700°W / -44.800; -65.700Coordinates: 44°48′S 65°42′W / 44.800°S 65.700°W / -44.800; -65.700
Country Argentina
Province Chubut
Department Florentino Ameghino
Population
 • Total 1,079
Demonym camoronese
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base U9111
Dialing code +54 297

Camarones is a small settlement located in Chubut Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Florentino Ameghino Department.

Climate[edit]

Camarones has a semi-arid climate (Köppen BWk). Winters are cool with a July mean of 6.8 °C (44.2 °F). Frosts are common during the winter months, averaging 4-7 days from June to August.[1] Overcast days are common, averaging 8-10 days and sunshine is low, averaging only 28-40% of possible sunshine.[1]

Summers are warm with a January mean of 18.1 °C (64.6 °F) and tend to be sunnier. Precipitation is low, averaging 237.3 millimetres (9 in) a year, which is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. Camarones receives 1960 hours of sunshine a year or about 42.9% of possible sunshine, ranging from a low of 75.0 hours in May to a high of 242 hours in January.

Climate data for Camarones, Chubut
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 39.0
(102.2)
38.3
(100.9)
38.0
(100.4)
31.0
(87.8)
27.0
(80.6)
24.5
(76.1)
21.0
(69.8)
24.8
(76.6)
27.5
(81.5)
32.4
(90.3)
36.3
(97.3)
39.8
(103.6)
39.8
(103.6)
Average high °C (°F) 24.5
(76.1)
24.4
(75.9)
22.0
(71.6)
18.1
(64.6)
14.3
(57.7)
11.3
(52.3)
10.8
(51.4)
12.8
(55)
15.3
(59.5)
18.6
(65.5)
21.3
(70.3)
23.0
(73.4)
18.0
(64.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.1
(64.6)
18.0
(64.4)
16.1
(61)
12.8
(55)
9.9
(49.8)
7.3
(45.1)
6.8
(44.2)
8.1
(46.6)
9.9
(49.8)
12.4
(54.3)
15.1
(59.2)
16.9
(62.4)
12.6
(54.7)
Average low °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
12.7
(54.9)
10.7
(51.3)
7.7
(45.9)
5.1
(41.2)
2.8
(37)
2.4
(36.3)
3.3
(37.9)
4.8
(40.6)
7.0
(44.6)
9.7
(49.5)
11.9
(53.4)
7.6
(45.7)
Record low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
2.8
(37)
2.2
(36)
−2.0
(28.4)
−7.5
(18.5)
−7.0
(19.4)
−7.5
(18.5)
−4.5
(23.9)
−3.1
(26.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
−1.0
(30.2)
1.5
(34.7)
−7.5
(18.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 12.5
(0.492)
16.9
(0.665)
23.7
(0.933)
22.9
(0.902)
31.0
(1.22)
26.7
(1.051)
22.3
(0.878)
15.4
(0.606)
13.4
(0.528)
23.6
(0.929)
12.7
(0.5)
16.2
(0.638)
237.3
(9.343)
 % humidity 52.3 53.3 54.7 57.3 63.0 66.7 65.7 57.3 55.3 51.3 49.7 52.7 56.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 241.8 226.0 164.3 156.0 96.1 75.0 86.1 130.2 129.0 207.7 237.0 210.8 1,960
Percent possible sunshine 50 57 42 47 32 28 34 40 37 50 54 44 43
Source: Secretaria de Mineria[1]

External links[edit]

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Provincia de Chubut - Clima Y Meteorologia: Datos Meteorologicos Y Pluviometicos" (in Spanish). Secretaria de Mineria de la Nacion (Argentina). Retrieved December 17, 2013.