Paso de los Libres

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Paso de los Libres
City
San José Church, Paso de los Libres
San José Church, Paso de los Libres
Paso de los Libres is located in Argentina
Paso de los Libres
Paso de los Libres
Location of Paso de los Libres in Argentina
Coordinates: 29°43′S 57°5′W / 29.717°S 57.083°W / -29.717; -57.083Coordinates: 29°43′S 57°5′W / 29.717°S 57.083°W / -29.717; -57.083
Country  Argentina
Province  Corrientes
Department Paso de los Libres
Government
 • Mayor Eduardo A. Vischi (Unión Cívica Radical)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 43,251
Demonym(s) libreño/a
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base W3320
Dialing code +54 3772

Paso de los Libres is a city in the east of the province of Corrientes in the Argentine Mesopotamia. It had about 44,000 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the department of the same name.

Monument to General Joaquín Madariaga and the 108 Valiants.

The city lies on the right-hand (western) shore of the Uruguay River, opposite the city of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to which it is joined by a road and railway bridge (Paso de los Libres-Uruguaiana International Bridge). The area is served by Paso de los Libres Airport.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Paso de los Libres (1981–2010, extremes 1961–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 42.1
(107.8)
40.4
(104.7)
39.5
(103.1)
36.7
(98.1)
34.4
(93.9)
31.5
(88.7)
31.4
(88.5)
35.6
(96.1)
36.4
(97.5)
38.3
(100.9)
41.6
(106.9)
42.0
(107.6)
42.1
(107.8)
Average high °C (°F) 32.6
(90.7)
31.0
(87.8)
29.6
(85.3)
25.6
(78.1)
21.9
(71.4)
19.2
(66.6)
19.1
(66.4)
21.6
(70.9)
22.6
(72.7)
25.9
(78.6)
28.5
(83.3)
31.2
(88.2)
25.7
(78.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
25.0
(77)
23.6
(74.5)
19.9
(67.8)
16.3
(61.3)
13.9
(57)
13.4
(56.1)
15.3
(59.5)
16.7
(62.1)
20.1
(68.2)
22.5
(72.5)
25.0
(77)
19.8
(67.6)
Average low °C (°F) 20.5
(68.9)
20.0
(68)
18.5
(65.3)
15.2
(59.4)
11.7
(53.1)
9.7
(49.5)
9.0
(48.2)
10.3
(50.5)
11.7
(53.1)
14.7
(58.5)
16.8
(62.2)
19.0
(66.2)
14.8
(58.6)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
8.7
(47.7)
5.8
(42.4)
3.2
(37.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
−4.0
(24.8)
−3.5
(25.7)
−3.0
(26.6)
0.2
(32.4)
2.8
(37)
6.0
(42.8)
8.1
(46.6)
−4.0
(24.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 128.0
(5.039)
154.3
(6.075)
166.8
(6.567)
205.0
(8.071)
129.8
(5.11)
101.4
(3.992)
73.7
(2.902)
56.8
(2.236)
108.7
(4.28)
152.6
(6.008)
149.9
(5.902)
120.6
(4.748)
1,547.6
(60.929)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.1 8.5 7.7 8.6 7.4 8.0 6.7 5.9 7.7 9.1 7.7 6.9 91.3
Average relative humidity (%) 67.0 72.5 74.4 78.1 80.4 82.3 79.6 75.0 73.8 72.2 68.7 65.7 74.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 238.7 206.2 179.8 174.0 176.7 132.0 130.2 151.9 120.0 192.2 216.0 220.1 2,137.8
Percent possible sunshine 56 56 47 51 54 43 40 45 34 48 52 50 48
Source #1: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[1][2]
Source #2: UNLP (sun only)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estadísticas Climatológicas Normales - período 1981-2010" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved January 20, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Clima en la Argentina: Guia Climática por Paso de los Libres Aero". Caracterización: Estadísticas de largo plazo (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 4 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Datos bioclimáticos de 173 localidades argentinas". Atlas Bioclimáticos (in Spanish). Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)