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Average Weather in Puerto Deseado Argentina

In Puerto Deseado, the summers are comfortable; the winters are very cold; and it is dry, windy, and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 36°F to 68°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 76°F.

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

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from November 29 to March 18, with an average daily high temperature above 63°F. The hottest day of the year is January 17, with an average high of 68°F and low of 54°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.3 months, from May 24 to September 2, with an average daily high temperature below 49°F. The coldest day of the year is July 15, with an average low of 36°F and high of 44°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in Puerto DeseadowarmwarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJul 1544°FJul 1544°FJan 1768°FJan 1768°F36°F36°F54°F54°FNov 2963°FNov 2963°FMar 1863°FMar 1863°FMay 2449°FMay 2449°FSep 249°FSep 249°F49°F49°F51°F51°F40°F40°F38°F38°FNowNow
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 Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoldcoolcoolcoolcomfortablecool
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.

Stockport, United Kingdom (7,930 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Puerto Deseado (view comparison).

Clouds

In Puerto Deseado, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Puerto Deseado begins around October 13 and lasts for 6.2 months, ending around April 21. On January 15, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 62% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 38% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around April 21 and lasts for 5.8 months, ending around October 13. On May 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 53% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 47% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Puerto DeseadoclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jan 1562%Jan 1562%May 2147%May 2147%Oct 1355%Oct 1355%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

Puerto Deseado does not experience significant seasonal variation in the frequency of wet days (i.e., those with greater than 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation). The frequency ranges from 6% to 14%, with an average value of 9%.

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 14% on June 3.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jun 314%Jun 314%Jan 36%Jan 36%Jan 16%Jan 16%NowNowrain
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. Puerto Deseado experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.6 months, from January 22 to September 10, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around May 21, with an average total accumulation of 0.8 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 4.4 months, from September 10 to January 22. The least rain falls around November 28, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in Puerto DeseadorainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 inMay 210.8 inMay 210.8 inNov 280.3 inNov 280.3 inFeb 40.6 inFeb 40.6 inAug 260.6 inAug 260.6 inJul 110.5 inJul 110.5 inNowNow
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.

Sun

The length of the day in Puerto Deseado varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is June 21, with 8 hours, 24 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 16 hours, 1 minute of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 2216 hr, 1 minDec 2116 hr, 1 minDec 2112 hr, 12 minMar 2012 hr, 12 minMar 208 hr, 24 minJun 218 hr, 24 minJun 21daydaynightNowNow
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 5:19 AM on December 11, and the latest sunrise is 3 hours, 55 minutes later at 9:13 AM on June 26. The earliest sunset is at 5:36 PM on June 15, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 48 minutes later at 9:24 PM on December 31.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Puerto Deseado during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMDec 115:19 AMDec 115:19 AM9:24 PMDec 319:24 PMDec 31Jun 155:36 PMJun 155:36 PM9:13 AMJun 269:13 AMJun 26daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunrise
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. 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 2021. 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 Puerto Deseado, 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 Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 30%Jul 30%drydrycomfortablecomfortable
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 Puerto Deseado experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from March 11 to August 13, with average wind speeds of more than 15.1 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is June 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 15.9 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.0 months, from August 13 to March 11. The calmest day of the year is October 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 14.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in Puerto DeseadowindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph5 mph5 mph10 mph10 mph15 mph15 mph20 mph20 mphJun 1815.9 mphJun 1815.9 mphOct 314.3 mphOct 314.3 mphMar 1115.1 mphMar 1115.1 mphAug 1315.1 mphAug 1315.1 mphNowNow
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 Puerto Deseado is from the west throughout the year.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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

Puerto Deseado 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 3.3 months, from January 1 to April 10, with an average temperature above 53°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is February 24, with an average temperature of 55°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.8 months, from June 27 to October 20, with an average temperature below 45°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is August 21, with an average temperature of 43°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 Puerto Deseado 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 Puerto Deseado for general outdoor tourist activities is from late December to late February, with a peak score in the third week of January.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Puerto Deseadobest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.36.30.00.0precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
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 Puerto Deseado for hot-weather activities is from early January to early February, with a peak score in the third week of January.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810101.51.50.00.0precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
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 Puerto Deseado typically lasts for 9.9 months (300 days), from around August 24 to around June 19, rarely starting after September 16, or ending before May 24.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Puerto Deseadogrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Aug 2450%Aug 2450%Jun 1950%Jun 1990%Sep 1690%Sep 1690%May 2490%May 2412%Jul 1612%Jul 16Jan 18100%Jan 18100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortable
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.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Puerto Deseado should appear around October 31, only rarely appearing before October 21 or after November 13.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in Puerto DeseadoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F200°F200°F400°F400°F600°F600°F800°F800°F1,000°F1,000°F1,200°F1,200°F1,400°F1,400°FOct 3190°FOct 3190°FJun 301,421°FJun 301,421°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 10, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is December 26, with an average of 8.0 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from April 23 to August 23, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.5 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 23, with an average of 1.1 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Puerto DeseadobrightbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhDec 268.0 kWhDec 268.0 kWhJun 231.1 kWhJun 231.1 kWhNov 56.6 kWhNov 56.6 kWhFeb 106.6 kWhFeb 106.6 kWhApr 232.5 kWhApr 232.5 kWhAug 232.5 kWhAug 232.5 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 Puerto Deseado are -47.750 deg latitude, -65.894 deg longitude, and 102 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Puerto Deseado contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 282 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 90 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (482 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (919 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Puerto Deseado is covered by water (34%), sparse vegetation (25%), trees (17%), and grassland (14%), within 10 miles by water (41%) and sparse vegetation (40%), and within 50 miles by water (55%) and sparse vegetation (19%).

Data Sources

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

Puerto Deseado is further than 200 kilometers from the nearest reliable weather station, so the weather-related data on this page were taken entirely from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis . 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.

The temperature and dew point estimates are corrected for the difference between the reference elevation of the MERRA-2 grid cell and the elevation of Puerto Deseado, according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

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.

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.