Cushamen

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Cushamen
Town
Cushamen is located in Argentina
Cushamen
Cushamen
Location of Cushamen in Argentina
Coordinates: 42°22′S 71°02′W / 42.367°S 71.033°W / -42.367; -71.033Coordinates: 42°22′S 71°02′W / 42.367°S 71.033°W / -42.367; -71.033
Country Argentina
Province Chubut
Department Cushamen
Elevation 580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 • Total 580
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base U9211
Dialing code +54 2945
Climate Csb

Cushamen is a town in Chubut Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Cushamen Department.

Cushamen is located in the wild plains of Patagonia, its name means "place of solitude" in Mapuche.

The town is home to a Regional Indigenous Museum, which features various artefacts, including pottery and fabrics.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Cushamen
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.6
(99.7)
36.4
(97.5)
35.4
(95.7)
28.3
(82.9)
24.1
(75.4)
17.6
(63.7)
18.8
(65.8)
20.9
(69.6)
24.9
(76.8)
30.0
(86)
32.2
(90)
36.6
(97.9)
37.6
(99.7)
Average high °C (°F) 27.7
(81.9)
25.5
(77.9)
23.7
(74.7)
18.5
(65.3)
13.4
(56.1)
10.8
(51.4)
9.6
(49.3)
11.8
(53.2)
14.7
(58.5)
19.7
(67.5)
21.6
(70.9)
24.9
(76.8)
18.8
(65.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
16.9
(62.4)
14.7
(58.5)
10.0
(50)
6.8
(44.2)
4.6
(40.3)
3.5
(38.3)
4.9
(40.8)
7.2
(45)
11.0
(51.8)
13.5
(56.3)
16.6
(61.9)
11.0
(51.8)
Average low °C (°F) 9.9
(49.8)
8.5
(47.3)
6.1
(43)
2.9
(37.2)
1.3
(34.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
−1.7
(28.9)
−0.8
(30.6)
0.6
(33.1)
2.3
(36.1)
5.1
(41.2)
7.7
(45.9)
3.7
(38.7)
Record low °C (°F) 2.0
(35.6)
1.0
(33.8)
−3.6
(25.5)
−8.6
(16.5)
−11.4
(11.5)
−14.0
(6.8)
−12.3
(9.9)
−13.1
(8.4)
−13.1
(8.4)
−4.3
(24.3)
−3.7
(25.3)
−1.3
(29.7)
−14.0
(6.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 10.6
(0.417)
12.4
(0.488)
10.8
(0.425)
9.9
(0.39)
26.6
(1.047)
20.7
(0.815)
19.0
(0.748)
22.6
(0.89)
6.3
(0.248)
2.3
(0.091)
5.5
(0.217)
13.2
(0.52)
118.5
(4.665)
Average relative humidity (%) 40.4 46.6 49.2 57.7 67.5 70.5 70.0 64.4 55.5 47.1 46.5 43.4 55.4
Source: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria[1]

External links[edit]

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


  1. ^ "Información de estaciones agrometeorológicas–Cushamen" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria. Retrieved September 28, 2017.