Amaicha del Valle

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Amaicha del Valle
Map of Tucuman Province.svg
Country Argentina
ProvinceTucumán Province
Population
 (2001)
 • Total3,214
Postal code
4137
Area code(s)03892

Amaicha del Valle is a settlement in Tucumán Province in northern Argentina. It is located in the Tafi del Valle department, in the northwestern province of Tucuman, Argentina, 164 km from the provincial capital, San Miguel de Tucumán and 57 km from the departmental capital, Tafi del Valle.

It communicates with the city of San Miguel de Tucuman by the Ruta Nacional 38 and Route 307. It lies east of the RN 40, from which it is accessed in two ways: on the north by RP 357 (14 km), or from the south via Route 307 from the town of Santa María (Catamarca) (20 km).

Geography[edit]

It is located in the area corresponding to the province of Tucuman Valles Calchaquíes, at a height of 2000 m.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Amaicha del Valle (1944–1976)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.2
(88.2)
29.9
(85.8)
29.2
(84.6)
27.9
(82.2)
25.8
(78.4)
25.5
(77.9)
24.7
(76.5)
26.7
(80.1)
28.9
(84.0)
30.6
(87.1)
31.0
(87.8)
31.1
(88.0)
28.5
(83.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
19.7
(67.5)
18.4
(65.1)
14.9
(58.8)
12.9
(55.2)
10.2
(50.4)
8.9
(48.0)
11.4
(52.5)
14.1
(57.4)
17.5
(63.5)
19.0
(66.2)
20.0
(68.0)
15.6
(60.1)
Average low °C (°F) 12.3
(54.1)
12.0
(53.6)
10.0
(50.0)
7.0
(44.6)
3.6
(38.5)
1.0
(33.8)
0.0
(32.0)
2.1
(35.8)
4.0
(39.2)
7.1
(44.8)
11.0
(51.8)
12.0
(53.6)
6.8
(44.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 48.0
(1.89)
38.4
(1.51)
14.8
(0.58)
1.7
(0.07)
0.5
(0.02)
0.5
(0.02)
0.2
(0.01)
0.4
(0.02)
1.8
(0.07)
5.5
(0.22)
17.3
(0.68)
31.0
(1.22)
160.1
(6.30)
Average relative humidity (%) 66 67 67 65 53 48 45 44 46 51 54 64 56
Source: Secretaria de Mineria[1]


Toponym[edit]

In the original language Amaicha is pronounced unaccented.

Photo gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Provincia de Tucuman - Clima Y Meteorologia: Datos Meteorologicos Y Pluviometicos" (in Spanish). Secretaria de Mineria de la Nacion (Argentina). Archived from the original on 2009-10-11. Retrieved April 8, 2018.

Coordinates: 26°36′S 65°55′W / 26.600°S 65.917°W / -26.600; -65.917