This report describes the typical weather at the Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro International Airport (Corrientes, Argentina) weather station over the course of an average July. It is based on the historical records from 2009 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Corrientes has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by grasslands (73%), floodplains (18%), and lakes and rivers (7%).
The month of July is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs ranging from 69°F to 67°F over the course of the month, exceeding 78°F or dropping below 58°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of July, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is July 3 with 10:27 hours of daylight; the longest day is July 31 with 10:50 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 7:37am on July 31; the latest sunset is at 6:26pm on July 30; the latest sunrise is at 7:46am on July 5; the earliest sunset is at 6:13pm on July 1.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover ranges from 49% (partly cloudy) to 58% (partly cloudy). The trend is for the sky to be clearing with the median cloud cover decreasing by 8% from the start to the end of the month.
On July 16, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 25% of the time, partly cloudy 10% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 29% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around July 3, occurring in 27% of days. Precipitation is least likely around July 28, occurring in 21% of days.
Throughout July, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms and drizzle.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 47% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around July 1, when it is observed during 13% of all days.
Drizzle is the most severe precipitation observed during 37% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around July 20, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in July or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 45% (comfortable) to 93% (very humid) over the course of a typical July, rarely dropping below 36% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 98% (very humid).
The air is driest around July 31, at which time the relative humidity drops below 51% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around July 2, rising above 90% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical July, the dew point typically varies from 39°F (dry) to 56°F (comfortable) and is rarely below 32°F (dry) or above 65°F (mildy humid).
The time of the month between July 1 and July 24 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Over the course of July typical wind speeds vary from 2 mph to 14 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around July 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around July 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).