Monte Caseros, Corrientes

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Monte Caseros
City
Monte Caseros is located in Argentina
Monte Caseros
Monte Caseros
Location of Monte Caseros in Argentina
Coordinates: 30°15′S 57°39′W / 30.250°S 57.650°W / -30.250; -57.650Coordinates: 30°15′S 57°39′W / 30.250°S 57.650°W / -30.250; -57.650
Country  Argentina
Province Corrientes
Department Monte Caseros
Government
 • Mayor Eduardo Leonel Galantini (Partido Justicialista)
Population
 • Total 36,338
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base W3220
Dialing code +54 3775

Monte Caseros is a city in the south-east of the province of Corrientes in the Argentine Mesopotamia. It has about 37,000 inhabitants as of the 2010 census [INDEC]. It is the head town of the department of the same name, which comprises also the municipalities of Colonia Libertad, Juan Pujol and Mocoretá.

The city lies on the west bank of the Uruguay River, opposite Bella Unión, Uruguay, about 440 km east-southeast of the provincial capital (Corrientes) and 640 km north of Buenos Aires.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Monte Caseros (1961–1990, extremes 1970–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 39.7
(103.5)
40.0
(104)
40.3
(104.5)
39.1
(102.4)
33.7
(92.7)
30.9
(87.6)
31.6
(88.9)
35.8
(96.4)
37.0
(98.6)
37.0
(98.6)
39.4
(102.9)
41.0
(105.8)
41.0
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 32.1
(89.8)
30.9
(87.6)
28.8
(83.8)
25.2
(77.4)
22.1
(71.8)
18.7
(65.7)
19.0
(66.2)
20.5
(68.9)
22.2
(72)
25.3
(77.5)
27.8
(82)
30.9
(87.6)
25.3
(77.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
24.9
(76.8)
22.9
(73.2)
19.3
(66.7)
16.3
(61.3)
13.4
(56.1)
13.4
(56.1)
14.6
(58.3)
16.4
(61.5)
19.4
(66.9)
22.0
(71.6)
24.7
(76.5)
19.4
(66.9)
Average low °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
19.6
(67.3)
17.4
(63.3)
14.4
(57.9)
11.6
(52.9)
9.0
(48.2)
9.0
(48.2)
9.8
(49.6)
11.2
(52.2)
14.0
(57.2)
16.3
(61.3)
18.6
(65.5)
14.3
(57.7)
Record low °C (°F) 10.8
(51.4)
10.6
(51.1)
6.9
(44.4)
3.7
(38.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
−4.0
(24.8)
−3.7
(25.3)
−2.2
(28)
0.0
(32)
4.2
(39.6)
5.9
(42.6)
7.3
(45.1)
−4.0
(24.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 142.4
(5.606)
160.1
(6.303)
158.2
(6.228)
137.5
(5.413)
103.3
(4.067)
71.6
(2.819)
80.8
(3.181)
69.0
(2.717)
103.8
(4.087)
140.3
(5.524)
145.6
(5.732)
129.8
(5.11)
1,442.4
(56.787)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8 8 9 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 8 8 96
Average relative humidity (%) 66 71 74 77 80 81 80 76 74 71 69 65 74
Mean monthly sunshine hours 282.1 232.4 235.6 210.0 195.3 156.0 167.4 179.8 189.0 241.8 261.0 288.3 2,638.7
Percent possible sunshine 66 64 62 61 59 51 51 52 53 61 64 66 59
Source #1: NOAA,[1] Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario (record highs and lows)[2]
Source #2: Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (precipitation days)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monte Caseros Aero Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Monte Caseros, Corrientes". Estadísticas meteorológicas decadiales (in Spanish). Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Valores Medios de Temperatura y Precipitación-Corrientes: Monte Caseros" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved March 30, 2015.