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Average Weather in Tolhuin Argentina

In Tolhuin, the summers are cold and mostly cloudy; the winters are very cold, dry, and partly cloudy; and it is windy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 29°F to 56°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 64°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Tolhuin for warm-weather activities is from late December to mid February.

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Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.8 months, from November 23 to March 17, with an average daily high temperature above 53°F. The hottest day of the year is February 1, with an average high of 56°F and low of 43°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.1 months, from May 22 to August 24, with an average daily high temperature below 42°F. The coldest day of the year is July 5, with an average low of 29°F and high of 38°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoldcold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Höfn, Iceland (8,668 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Tolhuin (view comparison).

Clouds

On December 3, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 43% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 57% of the time.

On May 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 65% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 35% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Dec 343%Dec 343%May 1235%May 1235%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Tolhuin varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.4 months, from November 11 to May 24, with a greater than 24% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 32% on January 17.

The drier season lasts 5.6 months, from May 24 to November 11. The smallest chance of a wet day is 15% on October 1.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 32% on January 17.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in TolhuinwetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jan 1732%Jan 1732%Oct 115%Oct 115%Nov 1124%Nov 1124%May 2424%May 2424%NowNowrainmixedsnow
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Tolhuin experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Tolhuin. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around January 19, with an average total accumulation of 1.6 inches.

The least rain falls around September 23, with an average total accumulation of 0.7 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Tolhuin does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in TolhuinsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.5 in1.0 in1.5 inJul 70.1 inJul 70.1 inJan 300.0 inJan 300.0 inMay 270.1 inMay 270.1 inAug 120.1 inAug 120.1 inNowNow
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Tolhuin varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2020, the shortest day is June 20, with 7 hours, 16 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 17 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 4:47 AM on December 14, and the latest sunrise is 5 hours, 5 minutes later at 9:52 AM on June 24. The earliest sunset is at 5:08 PM on June 16, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 58 minutes later at 10:06 PM on December 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Tolhuin during 2020.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMDec 144:47 AMDec 144:47 AM10:06 PMDec 2810:06 PMDec 28Jun 165:08 PMJun 165:08 PM9:52 AMJun 249:52 AMJun 24daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2020. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2020. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Tolhuin, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jul 20%Jul 20%NowNowdrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Tolhuin experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 7.8 months, from July 31 to March 24, with average wind speeds of more than 14.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is November 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 15.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 4.2 months, from March 24 to July 31. The calmest day of the year is May 24, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Tolhuin is from the west throughout the year.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestnorthsouth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Tolhuin is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.4 months, from December 30 to April 10, with an average temperature above 48°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is February 21, with an average temperature of 49°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.8 months, from June 26 to October 19, with an average temperature below 43°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is August 29, with an average temperature of 41°F.

Average Water Temperature

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Tolhuin throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Tolhuin for general outdoor tourist activities is from late December to mid February, with a peak score in the second week of January.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468101.81.80.00.0NowNow precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Tolhuin for hot-weather activities is from late January to early February.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468100.10.10.00.0NowNow precipitationprecipitationcloudsclouds
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Tolhuin typically lasts for 4.4 months (134 days), from around November 14 to around March 27, rarely starting before October 20 or after December 11, and rarely ending before February 29 or after April 25.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Nov 1450%Nov 1450%Mar 2750%Mar 2750%Dec 1190%Dec 1190%Feb 2990%Feb 2990%Oct 2010%Oct 2010%Apr 2510%Apr 2510%0%Jul 290%Jul 29Jan 24100%Jan 24100%NowNowfreezingvery coldcold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in TolhuinJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F50°F100°F150°F200°F250°F300°FJun 30250°FJun 30250°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.1 months, from November 5 to February 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 4.9 kWh. The brightest day of the year is December 20, with an average of 6.0 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 4.2 months, from April 17 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.5 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 17, with an average of 0.4 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in TolhuinbrightbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhDec 206.0 kWhDec 206.0 kWhJun 170.4 kWhJun 170.4 kWhFeb 94.9 kWhFeb 94.9 kWhApr 171.5 kWhApr 171.5 kWhAug 241.5 kWhAug 241.5 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tolhuin are -54.511 deg latitude, -67.196 deg longitude, and 400 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Tolhuin contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 627 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 321 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,313 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,528 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Tolhuin is covered by trees (58%), shrubs (26%), and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by trees (75%) and water (13%), and within 50 miles by water (44%) and trees (35%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Tolhuin, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Ushuaia Aerodrome, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Tolhuin.

At a distance of 80 kilometers from Tolhuin, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Tolhuin according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.