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
 • Total 43,805
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 (1961–1990, extremes 1970–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 40.6
(105.1)
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)
42.0
(107.6)
Average high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
31.1
(88)
29.2
(84.6)
25.3
(77.5)
22.3
(72.1)
19.1
(66.4)
19.2
(66.6)
20.9
(69.6)
22.4
(72.3)
25.7
(78.3)
28.1
(82.6)
31.0
(87.8)
25.6
(78.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
25.2
(77.4)
23.3
(73.9)
19.6
(67.3)
16.5
(61.7)
13.6
(56.5)
13.6
(56.5)
15.1
(59.2)
16.7
(62.1)
19.8
(67.6)
22.3
(72.1)
24.9
(76.8)
19.7
(67.5)
Average low °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
19.7
(67.5)
17.9
(64.2)
14.4
(57.9)
11.5
(52.7)
8.9
(48)
9.2
(48.6)
10.0
(50)
11.6
(52.9)
14.1
(57.4)
16.6
(61.9)
18.6
(65.5)
14.4
(57.9)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
10.0
(50)
5.8
(42.4)
3.2
(37.8)
−0.2
(31.6)
−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)
−3.5
(25.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 135.4
(5.331)
144.4
(5.685)
163.3
(6.429)
170.2
(6.701)
123.1
(4.846)
81.9
(3.224)
90.4
(3.559)
84.1
(3.311)
133.8
(5.268)
151.5
(5.965)
143.4
(5.646)
117.0
(4.606)
1,538.5
(60.571)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8 8 8 8 6 7 8 8 9 8 8 7 93
Average relative humidity (%) 66 71 74 77 80 82 81 77 75 72 69 64 74
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: NOAA,[1] Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario (record highs and lows)[2]
Source #2: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional (precipitation days),[3] UNLP (sun only)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paso de los Libres Aero Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Paso de los Libres, Corrientes". Estadísticas meteorológicas decadiales (in Spanish). Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Valores Medios de Temperatura y Precipitación-Corrientes: Paso de Los Libres" (in Spanish). National Meteorological Service of Argentina. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ "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)