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Rio Gallegos Climate & Temperature

  • Rio Gallegos, Argentina is at 51°37'S, 69°16'W, 19 m (62 ft). See map.
  • Rio Gallegos has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Rio Gallegos is situated in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.8 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Rio Gallegos Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 242.2 mm (9.5 inches) which is equivalent to 242.2 Litres/m² (5.94 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1769 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Rio Gallegos you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Chita, Russia where you would find a Subarctic climate (Boreal moist forest biome).

Rio Gallegos Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (40) 7 (45) 11 (52) 14 (58) 17 (62) 19 (65) 19 (67) 19 (67) 17 (62) 13 (55) 8 (46) 5 (41) 13 (55)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 3 (37) 6 (42) 9 (47) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (56) 13 (55) 11 (51) 8 (46) 4 (39) 1 (35) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 0 (31) 1 (34) 3 (37) 5 (41) 7 (44) 8 (46) 7 (45) 6 (42) 3 (37) 0 (32) -2 (29) 3 (37)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 19 (1) 12 (0) 12 (0) 17 (1) 22 (1) 25 (1) 33 (1) 21 (1) 19 (1) 22 (1) 24 (1) 18 (1) 242 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 7 (23) 5 (17) 7 (23) 8 (27) 10 (32) 12 (39) 9 (32) 7 (23) 6 (20) 7 (23) 5 (17) 91 (25)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 05' 4h 09' 4h 42' 5h 44' 6h 08' 5h 54' 5h 44' 6h 39' 5h 17' 4h 30' 3h 27' 2h 52' 4h 50'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 19' 9h 52' 11h 51' 13h 53' 15h 39' 16h 33' 16h 04' 14h 34' 12h 39' 10h 36' 8h 50' 7h 53' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 38 (62) 43 (57) 40 (60) 42 (58) 40 (60) 36 (64) 36 (64) 46 (54) 43 (57) 43 (57) 40 (60) 37 (63) 40 (60)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 18 26.4 37.8 49.1 58.3 61.8 58.1 48.7 38 26.4 18.2 15 38

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