Rosario de la Frontera

Rosario de la Frontera is a city in the center-south of the province of Salta, Argentina. It has 26,174 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the Rosario de la Frontera Department. It is located on National Route 9, by the Horcones River.

Rosario de la Frontera
Coat of arms of Rosario de la Frontera
Rosario de la Frontera is located in Argentina
Rosario de la Frontera
Rosario de la Frontera
Location of Rosario de la Frontera in Argentina
Coordinates: 25°48′S 64°58′W / 25.800°S 64.967°W / -25.800; -64.967Coordinates: 25°48′S 64°58′W / 25.800°S 64.967°W / -25.800; -64.967
Country Argentina
Province Salta
DepartmentRosario de la Frontera
Area
 • Total5,402 km2 (2,086 sq mi)
Elevation
770 m (2,530 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total26,174
 • Density4.8/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
A4190
Dialing code+54 3876
ClimateBSh

ClimateEdit

Rosario de la Frontera has a dry-winter humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), characterised by very warm and uncomfortably humid summers alongside pleasant to warm, dry winters with cold mornings and occasional frosts.

Climate data for Rosario de la Frontera
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 38.0
(100.4)
36.6
(97.9)
37.0
(98.6)
33.8
(92.8)
33.6
(92.5)
32.6
(90.7)
39.3
(102.7)
36.5
(97.7)
38.0
(100.4)
40.5
(104.9)
41.0
(105.8)
41.0
(105.8)
41.0
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 29.1
(84.4)
28.1
(82.6)
26.2
(79.2)
23.3
(73.9)
21.3
(70.3)
18.9
(66.0)
19.7
(67.5)
22.1
(71.8)
24.0
(75.2)
27.9
(82.2)
28.5
(83.3)
29.5
(85.1)
24.9
(76.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 23.1
(73.6)
22.1
(71.8)
20.7
(69.3)
17.7
(63.9)
14.8
(58.6)
11.8
(53.2)
11.5
(52.7)
13.8
(56.8)
16.2
(61.2)
20.3
(68.5)
21.7
(71.1)
23.0
(73.4)
18.1
(64.6)
Average low °C (°F) 18.1
(64.6)
17.3
(63.1)
16.5
(61.7)
13.2
(55.8)
9.2
(48.6)
5.4
(41.7)
4.4
(39.9)
5.7
(42.3)
8.3
(46.9)
12.7
(54.9)
15.4
(59.7)
17.3
(63.1)
11.9
(53.4)
Record low °C (°F) 9.9
(49.8)
5.9
(42.6)
7.5
(45.5)
1.6
(34.9)
−2.9
(26.8)
−5.6
(21.9)
−7.1
(19.2)
−5.8
(21.6)
−2.1
(28.2)
2.4
(36.3)
4.4
(39.9)
8.6
(47.5)
−7.1
(19.2)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 205.0
(8.07)
180.2
(7.09)
161.9
(6.37)
65.8
(2.59)
17.1
(0.67)
5.7
(0.22)
4.7
(0.19)
5.8
(0.23)
7.8
(0.31)
26.8
(1.06)
76.0
(2.99)
161.9
(6.37)
926.9
(36.49)
Average relative humidity (%) 77 80 83 82 79 75 69 61 58 59 66 72 71
Mean monthly sunshine hours 204.6 183.6 155.0 138.0 155.0 153.0 186.0 198.4 195.0 210.8 195.0 210.8 2,185.2
Mean daily sunshine hours 6.5 6.5 5.0 4.6 5.0 5.1 6.0 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.5 6.8 6.0
Source: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estadisticas Climatologicas de La Provincia de Salta" (PDF) (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria. pp. 147–165. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)