Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña

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This article is about a city. For the former President of Argentina, see Roque Sáenz Peña.
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
City
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña is located in Chaco Province
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
Location of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°47′S 60°27′W / 26.783°S 60.450°W / -26.783; -60.450Coordinates: 26°47′S 60°27′W / 26.783°S 60.450°W / -26.783; -60.450
Country  Argentina
Province Chaco
Department Comandante Fernández
Government
 • Mayor Carim Antonio Peche (Alianza)
Population
 • Total 76,377
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base H3700
Dialing code +54 3732

Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña (normally known as Sáenz Peña) is a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. It is the second largest in the province. It is located 170 kilometres (110 mi) west-northwest of the provincial capital Resistencia, on the main rail and road route across northern Argentina to Salta. The city has a population of 76,377 for the urban area (localidad) and 88,164 for the whole municipality (2001 census [INDEC]).

Sáenz Peña was founded in 1912 and has developed as a commercial and industrial centre serving the surrounding agricultural region of the Gran Chaco plains.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, Chaco
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 43.8
(110.8)
42.5
(108.5)
41.9
(107.4)
38.8
(101.8)
39.0
(102.2)
35.2
(95.4)
36.7
(98.1)
40.4
(104.7)
41.8
(107.2)
43.5
(110.3)
44.5
(112.1)
44.2
(111.6)
44.5
(112.1)
Average high °C (°F) 33.9
(93)
32.4
(90.3)
31.1
(88)
27.2
(81)
24.4
(75.9)
21.8
(71.2)
22.5
(72.5)
24.8
(76.6)
26.8
(80.2)
29.4
(84.9)
31.1
(88)
33.0
(91.4)
28.2
(82.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 27.1
(80.8)
26.1
(79)
24.6
(76.3)
20.8
(69.4)
17.8
(64)
15.6
(60.1)
15.3
(59.5)
17.0
(62.6)
19.2
(66.6)
22.3
(72.1)
24.2
(75.6)
26.2
(79.2)
21.4
(70.5)
Average low °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
19.7
(67.5)
18.4
(65.1)
14.9
(58.8)
12.1
(53.8)
10.0
(50)
8.7
(47.7)
9.8
(49.6)
11.8
(53.2)
15.1
(59.2)
17.0
(62.6)
19.2
(66.6)
14.7
(58.5)
Record low °C (°F) 8.4
(47.1)
6.8
(44.2)
2.7
(36.9)
0.7
(33.3)
−5.5
(22.1)
−7.2
(19)
−6.8
(19.8)
−8.7
(16.3)
−6.5
(20.3)
0.2
(32.4)
2.6
(36.7)
5.0
(41)
−8.7
(16.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 137.3
(5.406)
119.5
(4.705)
131.6
(5.181)
114.5
(4.508)
47.6
(1.874)
24.7
(0.972)
18.7
(0.736)
21.9
(0.862)
37.7
(1.484)
91.2
(3.591)
118.1
(4.65)
126.1
(4.965)
988.9
(38.933)
Avg. precipitation days 7 7 7 7 6 5 3 3 4 7 7 7 70
Average relative humidity (%) 70 73 76 78 78 78 72 67 65 67 68 69 72
Mean monthly sunshine hours 285.2 243.0 229.4 186.0 189.1 150.0 186.0 201.5 207.0 241.8 264.0 285.2 2,668.2
Percent possible sunshine 67 66 60 54 56 46 57 58 58 61 65 67 60
Source: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (temperature 1930–2012, precipitation 1924–2012, humidity 1965–2012 and sun 1968–2012)[1]
Residential section
Commercial district

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estadisticas Meteorologicas: Periodo 1930–2012" (PDF). Informacion Agrometeorologica Anual–2013 (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)