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IGUAZU, ARGENTINA


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Elevation: 886 feet     Latitude: 25 44S     Longitude: 054 28W
Köppen Classification: Humid Subtropical Climate

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This climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. In summer, these regions are largely under the influence of moist, maritime airflow from the western side of the subtropical anticyclonic cells over low-latitude ocean waters. Temperatures are high and can lead to warm, oppressive nights. Summers are usually somewhat wetter than winters, with much of the rainfall coming from convectional thunderstorm activity; tropical cyclones also enhance warm-season rainfall in some regions. The coldest month is usually quite mild, although frosts are not uncommon, and winter precipitation is derived primarily from frontal cyclones along the polar front.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Iguazu is 69.2°F (20.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 77.5°F (25.3°C). The coolest month on average is June, with an average temperature of 59.0°F (15°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Iguazu is 108.0°F (42.2°C), which was recorded in December. The lowest recorded temperature in Iguazu is 25.0°F (-3.9°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Iguazu is 75.6" (1920.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 8.2" (208.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 4.5" (114.3 mm). There are an average of 116.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in February with 12.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in March with 8.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 88.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 9.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 6.0 days of rain.



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