Santa María, Catamarca

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Santa María
City
Belgrano Plaza, Santa María.
Belgrano Plaza, Santa María.
Santa María is located in Argentina
Santa María
Santa María
Location of Santa María in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°41′S 66°2′W / 26.683°S 66.033°W / -26.683; -66.033Coordinates: 26°41′S 66°2′W / 26.683°S 66.033°W / -26.683; -66.033
Country  Argentina
Province Catamarca
Department Santa María
Population
 • Total 16,213
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base K4139
Dialing code +54 3838

Santa María is a city in the province of Catamarca, Argentina. It has about 16,000 inhabitants per the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the department of the same name.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santa María, Catamarca (1904–1950, extremes 1904–1950 and 1976–1986)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 41.3
(106.3)
42.5
(108.5)
38.4
(101.1)
36.0
(96.8)
33.3
(91.9)
31.7
(89.1)
29.6
(85.3)
36.5
(97.7)
36.7
(98.1)
38.9
(102)
39.0
(102.2)
40.6
(105.1)
42.5
(108.5)
Average high °C (°F) 30.2
(86.4)
29.5
(85.1)
28.2
(82.8)
25.8
(78.4)
22.3
(72.1)
19.8
(67.6)
19.8
(67.6)
22.6
(72.7)
25.5
(77.9)
27.4
(81.3)
29.5
(85.1)
30.4
(86.7)
25.9
(78.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.8
(71.2)
21.3
(70.3)
19.8
(67.6)
16.5
(61.7)
12.7
(54.9)
10.0
(50)
9.6
(49.3)
11.9
(53.4)
15.1
(59.2)
17.6
(63.7)
20.1
(68.2)
21.4
(70.5)
16.5
(61.7)
Average low °C (°F) 13.4
(56.1)
13.1
(55.6)
11.4
(52.5)
7.2
(45)
3.0
(37.4)
0.1
(32.2)
−0.6
(30.9)
1.2
(34.2)
4.7
(40.5)
7.8
(46)
10.7
(51.3)
12.4
(54.3)
7.0
(44.6)
Record low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
5.0
(41)
−0.3
(31.5)
−5.0
(23)
−7.5
(18.5)
−11.6
(11.1)
−10.0
(14)
−11.5
(11.3)
−7.5
(18.5)
−4.0
(24.8)
−3.6
(25.5)
−1.5
(29.3)
−11.6
(11.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 44.1
(1.736)
33.1
(1.303)
22.3
(0.878)
2.0
(0.079)
1.0
(0.039)
0.4
(0.016)
1.6
(0.063)
1.0
(0.039)
0.4
(0.016)
10.7
(0.421)
17.5
(0.689)
36.7
(1.445)
170.8
(6.724)
Average relative humidity (%) 33 37 53 55 50 51 49 50 52 50 40 39 47
Source: Secretaria de Mineria[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Provincia de Catamarca - Clima Y Meteorologia: Datos Meteorologicos Y Pluviometicos" (in Spanish). Secretaria de Mineria de la Nacion (Argentina). Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)