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Santa María is a city in the province of Catamarca, Argentina. It has about 17,030 inhabitants per the 2010 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the department of the same name.

Santa María
Belgrano Plaza, Santa María.
Belgrano Plaza, Santa María.
Flag of Santa María
Flag
Coat of arms of Santa María
Coat of arms
Santa María is located in Argentina
Santa María
Santa María
Location of Santa María in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°41′S 66°2′W / 26.683°S 66.033°W / -26.683; -66.033Coordinates: 26°41′S 66°2′W / 26.683°S 66.033°W / -26.683; -66.033
Country Argentina
Province Catamarca
DepartmentSanta María
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total17,030
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
K4139
Dialing code+54 3838

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Santa María, Catamarca (1904–1950, extremes 1904–1950 and 1976–1986)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 41.3
(106.3)
42.5
(108.5)
38.4
(101.1)
36.0
(96.8)
33.3
(91.9)
31.7
(89.1)
29.6
(85.3)
36.5
(97.7)
36.7
(98.1)
38.9
(102.0)
39.0
(102.2)
40.6
(105.1)
42.5
(108.5)
Average high °C (°F) 30.2
(86.4)
29.5
(85.1)
28.2
(82.8)
25.8
(78.4)
22.3
(72.1)
19.8
(67.6)
19.8
(67.6)
22.6
(72.7)
25.5
(77.9)
27.4
(81.3)
29.5
(85.1)
30.4
(86.7)
25.9
(78.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.8
(71.2)
21.3
(70.3)
19.8
(67.6)
16.5
(61.7)
12.7
(54.9)
10.0
(50.0)
9.6
(49.3)
11.9
(53.4)
15.1
(59.2)
17.6
(63.7)
20.1
(68.2)
21.4
(70.5)
16.5
(61.7)
Average low °C (°F) 13.4
(56.1)
13.1
(55.6)
11.4
(52.5)
7.2
(45.0)
3.0
(37.4)
0.1
(32.2)
−0.6
(30.9)
1.2
(34.2)
4.7
(40.5)
7.8
(46.0)
10.7
(51.3)
12.4
(54.3)
7.0
(44.6)
Record low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
5.0
(41.0)
−0.3
(31.5)
−5.0
(23.0)
−7.5
(18.5)
−11.6
(11.1)
−10.0
(14.0)
−11.5
(11.3)
−7.5
(18.5)
−4.0
(24.8)
−3.6
(25.5)
−1.5
(29.3)
−11.6
(11.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 44.1
(1.74)
33.1
(1.30)
22.3
(0.88)
2.0
(0.08)
1.0
(0.04)
0.4
(0.02)
1.6
(0.06)
1.0
(0.04)
0.4
(0.02)
10.7
(0.42)
17.5
(0.69)
36.7
(1.44)
170.8
(6.72)
Average relative humidity (%) 33 37 53 55 50 51 49 50 52 50 40 39 47
Source: Secretaria de Mineria[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Provincia de Catamarca - Clima Y Meteorologia: Datos Meteorologicos Y Pluviometicos" (in Spanish). Secretaria de Mineria de la Nacion (Argentina). Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2015.
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)