Villa Reynolds

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33°44′S 65°23′W / 33.733°S 65.383°W / -33.733; -65.383

Villa Reynolds is a town of the General Pedernera department on the San Luis Province, Argentina.

It has an airport that served the city and is also a military airbase home of the V Air Brigade of Argentine Air Force. In March 1973 two Skylark sounding rockets were launched.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Villa Reynolds (1961–1990, extremes 1970–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 42.1
(107.8)
42.6
(108.7)
38.1
(100.6)
35.8
(96.4)
32.8
(91)
31.6
(88.9)
36.0
(96.8)
37.8
(100)
38.0
(100.4)
43.0
(109.4)
41.0
(105.8)
44.1
(111.4)
44.1
(111.4)
Average high °C (°F) 31.0
(87.8)
30.1
(86.2)
27.4
(81.3)
24.3
(75.7)
21.0
(69.8)
17.4
(63.3)
17.4
(63.3)
19.8
(67.6)
22.0
(71.6)
24.9
(76.8)
27.9
(82.2)
30.2
(86.4)
24.4
(75.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 23.1
(73.6)
22.0
(71.6)
19.3
(66.7)
15.5
(59.9)
11.8
(53.2)
7.9
(46.2)
7.9
(46.2)
9.9
(49.8)
12.9
(55.2)
16.7
(62.1)
19.9
(67.8)
22.4
(72.3)
15.8
(60.4)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
14.4
(57.9)
12.3
(54.1)
8.5
(47.3)
4.7
(40.5)
0.8
(33.4)
0.6
(33.1)
1.6
(34.9)
4.2
(39.6)
8.5
(47.3)
11.6
(52.9)
14.3
(57.7)
8.1
(46.6)
Record low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
2.6
(36.7)
−1.8
(28.8)
−8.5
(16.7)
−10.2
(13.6)
−11.6
(11.1)
−14.6
(5.7)
−13.0
(8.6)
−13.6
(7.5)
−4.7
(23.5)
−4.6
(23.7)
1.0
(33.8)
−14.6
(5.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 114.9
(4.524)
81.9
(3.224)
96.1
(3.783)
43.3
(1.705)
20.6
(0.811)
13.3
(0.524)
16.5
(0.65)
15.8
(0.622)
28.1
(1.106)
58.6
(2.307)
81.2
(3.197)
112.2
(4.417)
682.5
(26.87)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 9 8 9 5 4 3 3 3 4 7 8 10 73
Average snowy days 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0 0 0 0 1.0
Average relative humidity (%) 65 68 73 74 74 73 70 63 60 61 61 62 67
Mean monthly sunshine hours 294.5 254.8 226.3 204.0 182.9 165.0 170.5 201.5 210.0 238.7 267.0 279.0 2,694.2
Percent possible sunshine 67 68 59 60 56 55 54 60 59 60 64 62 60
Source #1: NOAA,[2] Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario (record highs and lows)[3]
Source #2: Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (precipitation days),[4] UNLP (snowfall data)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.astronautix.com/sites/vilnolds.htm
  2. ^ "Villa Reynolds Aero Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Villa Reynolds, San Luis". Estadísticas meteorológicas decadiales (in Spanish). Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Valores Medios de Temperature y Precipitación-San Luis: Villa Reynolds" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Datos bioclimáticos de 173 localidades argentinas". Atlas Bioclimáticos (in Spanish). Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Retrieved July 4, 2016.