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Elevation: 653 feet     Latitude: 27 46S     Longitude: 064 18W
Köppen Classification: Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate



This climate type is characterized by extremely variable temperature conditions, with annual means decreasing and annual ranges increasing poleward, and relatively little precipitation. This climate is typically located deep within the interiors of continents and is contiguous with the tropical desert climates of North and South America and of central Asia. This region type owes its origins to locations deep within continental interiors, far from the windward coasts and sources of moist, maritime air. Remoteness from sources of water vapor is enhanced in some regions by mountain barriers upwind.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Bsh". (Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Santiago Del Estero is 68.7°F (20.4°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 80.4°F (26.9°C). The coolest month on average is June, with an average temperature of 54.1°F (12.3°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Santiago Del Estero is 118.0°F (47.8°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Santiago Del Estero is 18.0°F (-7.8°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Santiago Del Estero is 21.5" (546.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 4.1" (104.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). There are an average of 75.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 11.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in August with 2.0 days.

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