San José de Metán

San José de Metán (usually shortened to Metán) is a city in the south of the province of Salta, Argentina, 160 km from the provincial capital Salta, on National Routes 9 and 34. It has about 28,000 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC]. It is the head town of the Metán Department.

San José de Metán
City Hall
City Hall
Flag of San José de Metán
Flag
Coat of arms of San José de Metán
Coat of arms
San José de Metán is located in Argentina
San José de Metán
San José de Metán
Location of San José de Metán in Argentina
Coordinates: 25°29′S 64°57′W / 25.483°S 64.950°W / -25.483; -64.950Coordinates: 25°29′S 64°57′W / 25.483°S 64.950°W / -25.483; -64.950
Country Argentina
Province Salta
DepartmentMetán
Elevation
802 m (2,631 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total28,295
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
A4440
Dialing code+54 3876
ClimateCwa

ClimateEdit

Climate data for San José de Metán (1934–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 23.3
(73.9)
22.5
(72.5)
20.8
(69.4)
17.7
(63.9)
14.8
(58.6)
11.6
(52.9)
11.4
(52.5)
13.2
(55.8)
15.9
(60.6)
19.3
(66.7)
21.4
(70.5)
23.0
(73.4)
17.9
(64.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 183
(7.2)
169
(6.7)
169
(6.7)
66
(2.6)
20
(0.8)
12
(0.5)
6
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
7
(0.3)
39
(1.5)
78
(3.1)
149
(5.9)
903
(35.6)
Source: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria[1]

ReferencesEdit

Notes
  1. ^ "Estadísticos de Precipitaciones y Balance Hídrico". Las Precipitaciones del Noroeste Argentino (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
Sources
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)