Puerto Santa Cruz

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Puerto Santa Cruz
Puerto Santa Cruz
Municipality and town
Coordinates: 50°01′00″S 68°31′00″W / 50.01667°S 68.51667°W / -50.01667; -68.51667
Country  Argentina
Province Santa Cruz Province
Department Corpen Aike Department
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,397
Climate BSk

Puerto Santa Cruz is a town and municipality in Santa Cruz Province in southern Argentina.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Puerto Santa Cruz (1901–1960)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.1
(93.4)
34.6
(94.3)
32.6
(90.7)
27.7
(81.9)
24.4
(75.9)
17.3
(63.1)
17.0
(62.6)
20.0
(68)
26.0
(78.8)
31.8
(89.2)
32.4
(90.3)
34.9
(94.8)
34.9
(94.8)
Average high °C (°F) 21.1
(70)
21.0
(69.8)
18.6
(65.5)
14.4
(57.9)
9.1
(48.4)
5.9
(42.6)
5.9
(42.6)
8.1
(46.6)
11.8
(53.2)
16.1
(61)
18.4
(65.1)
20.9
(69.6)
14.3
(57.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.3
(57.7)
14.1
(57.4)
12.0
(53.6)
8.7
(47.7)
4.7
(40.5)
2.0
(35.6)
2.2
(36)
3.4
(38.1)
6.1
(43)
9.2
(48.6)
11.4
(52.5)
13.1
(55.6)
8.4
(47.1)
Average low °C (°F) 8.8
(47.8)
8.3
(46.9)
7.1
(44.8)
3.6
(38.5)
0.8
(33.4)
−1.8
(28.8)
−1.5
(29.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
1.2
(34.2)
3.7
(38.7)
6.9
(44.4)
7.9
(46.2)
3.7
(38.7)
Record low °C (°F) 0.0
(32)
−3.8
(25.2)
−3.2
(26.2)
−8.0
(17.6)
−12.1
(10.2)
−17.0
(1.4)
−16.5
(2.3)
−17.0
(1.4)
−7.4
(18.7)
−6.6
(20.1)
−3.4
(25.9)
−0.7
(30.7)
−17.0
(1.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 21.1
(0.831)
12.7
(0.5)
18.8
(0.74)
12.5
(0.492)
21.3
(0.839)
14.7
(0.579)
14.2
(0.559)
14.0
(0.551)
12.7
(0.5)
10.2
(0.402)
13.0
(0.512)
16.6
(0.654)
181.8
(7.157)
Average relative humidity (%) 53.0 55.0 57.3 64.3 71.7 75.7 76.3 69.7 64.0 55.3 52.0 50.7 62.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 250 215 191 148 116 99 112 148 158 208 220 232 2,095
Percent possible sunshine 51 54 50 47 42 41 42 48 45 49 48 46 47
Source #1: Secretaria de Mineria[2]
Source #2: FAO (sun only)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministerio del Interior (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Provincia de Santa Cruz - Clima Y Meteorologia: Datos Meteorologicos Y Pluviometicos" (in Spanish). Secretaria de Mineria de la Nacion (Argentina). Archived from the original on January 19, 2015. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Cuadro 13: Sumas Mensuales y Anuales de las Horas de Sol Efectivas y Porcentaje de los Totales de Horas de Sol" (PDF). Estudio Sobre la Rehabilitacion de Tierras en el Valle de Viedma: Informed Final–Volumen II (in Spanish). Food and Agriculture Organization. p. 97. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 

Coordinates: 50°1′9″S 68°31′18″W / 50.01917°S 68.52167°W / -50.01917; -68.52167