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Average Weather in Garza Argentina

In Garza, the wet season is hot and humid, the dry season is comfortable, and it is mostly clear year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 93°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 102°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Garza for warm-weather activities are from mid March to mid May and from early September to mid November.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The hot season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 7 to March 9, with an average daily high temperature above 88°F. The hottest day of the year is January 1, with an average high of 93°F and low of 71°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.6 months, from May 18 to August 6, with an average daily high temperature below 73°F. The coldest day of the year is July 18, with an average low of 44°F and high of 69°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in GarzahothotcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°F110°F110°FJul 1869°FJul 1869°FJan 193°FJan 193°F44°F44°F71°F71°FNov 788°FNov 788°FMar 988°FMar 988°FMay 1873°FMay 1873°F65°F65°F68°F68°F53°F53°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 GarzaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmwarmwarmhothotwarmcold
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.

Mapimí, Mexico (4,596 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Garza (view comparison).

Clouds

In Garza, 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 Garza begins around July 7 and lasts for 4.6 months, ending around November 25. On August 30, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 79% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 21% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 25 and lasts for 7.4 months, ending around July 7. On January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 35% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 65% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in GarzaclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 3079%Aug 3079%Jan 1065%Jan 1065%Jul 772%Jul 772%Nov 2572%Nov 2572%NowNowclearmostly clearovercastpartly cloudymostly cloudy
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 Garza varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.0 months, from October 18 to April 16, with a greater than 20% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 38% on January 24.

The drier season lasts 6.0 months, from April 16 to October 18. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on August 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 38% on January 24.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in GarzawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 2438%Jan 2438%Aug 92%Aug 92%Jan 134%Jan 134%Oct 1820%Oct 1820%Apr 1620%Apr 1620%rain
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. Garza experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 8.6 months, from September 10 to May 28, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around January 16, with an average total accumulation of 4.9 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from May 28 to September 10. The least rain falls around August 1, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in GarzarainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 inJan 164.9 inJan 164.9 inAug 10.2 inAug 10.2 inSep 100.5 inSep 100.5 inMay 280.5 inMay 280.5 in
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 Garza varies over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is June 21, with 10 hours, 21 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 13 hours, 56 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 6:09 AM on December 2, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 57 minutes later at 8:06 AM on July 1. The earliest sunset is at 6:25 PM on June 9, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 50 minutes later at 8:15 PM on January 10.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in GarzaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMDec 26:09 AMDec 26:09 AM8:15 PMJan 108:15 PMJan 10Jun 96:25 PMJun 96:25 PM8:06 AMJul 18:06 AMJul 1daynightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
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.

Garza experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 6.2 months, from October 26 to May 1, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 16% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is January 24, with muggy conditions 61% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is August 7, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in GarzamuggymuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Aug 70%Aug 70%Jan 2461%Jan 2461%Oct 2616%Oct 2616%May 116%May 116%oppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumiddrydrycomfortablecomfortablemiserablemiserable
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 Garza experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.4 months, from August 9 to December 20, with average wind speeds of more than 8.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is October 1, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.6 months, from December 20 to August 9. The calmest day of the year is June 11, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.1 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in GarzawindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphOct 19.8 mphOct 19.8 mphJun 117.1 mphJun 117.1 mphAug 98.4 mphAug 98.4 mphDec 208.4 mphDec 208.4 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 Garza is from the east throughout the year.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in GarzaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowsoutheastnorth
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).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Garza 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 times of year to visit Garza for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid March to mid May and from early September to mid November, with a peak score in the second week of April.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Garzabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.07.04.74.76.96.95.15.1NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature 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 Garza for hot-weather activities is from late October to late March, with a peak score in the second week of December.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Garzabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.26.21.41.46.16.1NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
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 Garza typically lasts for 10 months (318 days), from around August 5 to around June 19, rarely starting after September 4, or ending before May 26.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Garzagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Aug 550%Aug 550%Jun 1950%Jun 1990%Sep 490%Sep 490%May 2690%May 2623%Jul 1123%Jul 11Jan 13100%Jan 13100%NowNowcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhotsweltering
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 Garza should appear around July 12, only rarely appearing before July 9 or after July 18.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in GarzaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°F6,000°F6,000°F7,000°F7,000°FJul 1290°FJul 1290°FSep 17900°FSep 17900°FOct 301,800°FOct 301,800°FJun 307,196°FJun 307,196°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 significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 24 to February 11, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.8 kWh. The brightest day of the year is December 11, with an average of 7.6 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.1 months, from May 2 to August 5, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.3 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 20, with an average of 3.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in GarzabrightbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhDec 117.6 kWhDec 117.6 kWhJun 203.5 kWhJun 203.5 kWhOct 246.8 kWhOct 246.8 kWhFeb 116.8 kWhFeb 116.8 kWhMay 24.3 kWhMay 24.3 kWhAug 54.3 kWhAug 54.3 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 Garza are -28.153 deg latitude, -63.539 deg longitude, and 427 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Garza is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 33 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 426 feet. Within 10 miles is also essentially flat (72 feet). Within 50 miles is essentially flat (410 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Garza is covered by shrubs (56%), trees (29%), and cropland (11%), within 10 miles by shrubs (65%) and trees (30%), and within 50 miles by trees (42%) and shrubs (42%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Garza, 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 are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Garza.

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

The estimated value at Garza is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Garza and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Vicecomodoro Ángel de la Paz Aragonés Airport (77%, 87 kilometers, northwest) and Villa De Maria Del Rio Seco (23%, 195 kilometers, south).

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.