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Average Weather in Victoria Argentina

In Victoria, the summers are hot, humid, wet, and mostly clear and the winters are cold and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 88°F and is rarely below 33°F or above 96°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Victoria for warm-weather activities are from late January to mid April and from early October to late December.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The hot season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 27 to March 9, with an average daily high temperature above 82°F. The hottest day of the year is January 14, with an average high of 88°F and low of 67°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.0 months, from May 21 to August 20, with an average daily high temperature below 66°F. The coldest day of the year is July 19, with an average low of 44°F and high of 61°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 VictoriaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMcoldcoldcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmwarmhothot
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.

Stoneville, Australia (8,057 miles away); Whyalla, Australia (7,765 miles); and Raymond Terrace, Australia (7,473 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Victoria (view comparison).

Clouds

In Victoria, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Victoria begins around August 31 and lasts for 7.9 months, ending around April 28. On February 2, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 74% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 26% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around April 28 and lasts for 4.1 months, ending around August 31. On June 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 48% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 52% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in VictoriaclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Feb 274%Feb 274%Jun 452%Jun 452%Aug 3163%Aug 3163%Apr 2863%Apr 2863%clearmostly clearpartly cloudyovercastmostly 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 Victoria varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.8 months, from October 1 to April 25, with a greater than 24% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 36% on February 11.

The drier season lasts 5.3 months, from April 25 to October 1. The smallest chance of a wet day is 11% on July 20.

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 36% on February 11.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in VictoriawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Feb 1136%Feb 1136%Jul 2011%Jul 2011%Jan 131%Jan 131%Oct 124%Oct 124%Apr 2524%Apr 2524%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. Victoria experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Victoria. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around February 27, with an average total accumulation of 5.4 inches.

The least rain falls around July 16, with an average total accumulation of 1.1 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.

Sun

The length of the day in Victoria varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is June 21, with 10 hours, 0 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 14 hours, 18 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 5:45 AM on December 3, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 18 minutes later at 8:03 AM on June 30. The earliest sunset is at 6:01 PM on June 11, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 11 minutes later at 8:12 PM on January 9.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Victoria during 2018.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in VictoriaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMDec 35:45 AMDec 35:45 AM8:12 PMJan 98:12 PMJan 9Jun 116:01 PMJun 116:01 PM8:03 AMJun 308:03 AMJun 30daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2018. 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.

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.

Victoria experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from November 5 to April 23, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 12% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is February 8, with muggy conditions 46% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is August 2, with muggy conditions 1% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in VictoriamuggymuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Aug 21%Aug 21%Feb 846%Feb 846%Nov 512%Nov 512%Apr 2312%Apr 2312%oppressiveoppressivemuggymuggycomfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
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 Victoria experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from July 12 to December 8, with average wind speeds of more than 8.1 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is September 13, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.1 months, from December 8 to July 12. The calmest day of the year is March 7, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.2 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 Victoria varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 3.5 months, from April 16 to July 31, with a peak percentage of 38% on May 29. The wind is most often from the south for 1.0 months, from July 31 to September 1, with a peak percentage of 33% on August 31. The wind is most often from the east for 7.5 months, from September 1 to April 16, with a peak percentage of 42% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in VictoriaENSEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%southeastnorthwest
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 Victoria 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 Victoria for general outdoor tourist activities are from late January to mid April and from early October to late December, with a peak score in the third week of November.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Victoriabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468107.07.03.13.16.96.96.16.1 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstourism 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 Victoria for hot-weather activities is from early December to early March, with a peak score in the second week of January.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Victoriabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468106.66.60.40.4 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/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 Victoria typically lasts for 11 months (322 days), from around August 2 to around June 20, 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 Victoriagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Aug 250%Aug 250%Jun 2050%Jun 2090%Sep 490%Sep 490%May 2690%May 2626%Jul 1326%Jul 13Jan 15100%Jan 15100%coldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
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 Victoria should appear around July 20, only rarely appearing before July 14 or after August 2.

Growing Degree Days

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 3.5 months, from October 29 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is January 6, with an average of 7.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from May 1 to August 12, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 21, with an average of 2.7 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in VictoriabrightbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWh10 kWhJan 67.7 kWhJan 67.7 kWhJun 212.7 kWhJun 212.7 kWhOct 296.7 kWhOct 296.7 kWhMay 13.7 kWhMay 13.7 kWhAug 123.7 kWhAug 123.7 kWh
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 Victoria are -32.618 deg latitude, -60.155 deg longitude, and 75 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Victoria contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 226 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 95 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (381 feet). Within 50 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (486 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Victoria is covered by cropland (46%), shrubs (18%), trees (17%), and grassland (15%), within 10 miles by cropland (46%) and water (15%), and within 50 miles by cropland (45%) and herbaceous vegetation (17%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Victoria, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Victoria.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Victoria 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 Victoria is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Victoria and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Rosario International Airport (56%, 67 kilometers, southwest); Parana Airport (33%, 97 kilometers, north); and Paysandú Airport (11%, 199 kilometers, east).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , 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 aiports 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.