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Weather in Montevideo: temperature and probability of rain for this January 13

Before leaving home, find out the weather in Montevideo for the following hours of today Friday.

During the day temperature will reach a maximum of 25 degrees, the rain forecast it will be 1%, with a cloudiness of 90%, while the wind gusts will be 30 kilometers per hour.

As for UV rays, they are expected to reach a level of up to 6.

For the night, temperature will reach 16 degrees, while the probability of precipitation It will be 0%, with a cloudiness of 15%, while the wind gusts will reach 26 kilometers per hour during the day.

The particular weather in Montevideo

Montevideo It has a humid subtropical climate with a average annual temperature of 16.7 degreesbeing relatively temperate during almost the whole year.

Due to its location, in a medium latitude, the seasons are well defined, mainly winter (from June to August) and summer (December to February), although there is usually wind almost all year round as it is a coastal city.

In winter it can occur precipitation and fog, as well as a decrease in temperature to zero degrees and, although snowfall is non-existent, a hot winter with temperatures that sometimes rise to 20 degrees is not. Spring and fall are mild.

On the other hand, during the summer heat waves are common with highs around 35 degrees and lows of 20 degrees. It is worth mentioning that the population should pay special attention to UV rays, as they are usually more intense than in the rest of the planet due to the geographical location of the country.

As for the temperature records, the historical minimum has been -5.6 degrees, while the maximum has marked 42.8 degrees. The only time that snowfall was recorded was on July 13, 1930 during the first game in the history of the Soccer World Cup.

What kind of climate is there in Uruguay

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Uruguay is characterized by having a double season of rainfall. (Photo: File)

Uruguay It is a country with a temperate-humid climate, with hot summers and cool winters that also, due to its geographical location and its proximity to the ocean, presents a double rainy season between spring-summer and autumn.

The country has an average temperature of 17 degrees a year, however, there is a very marked difference in their territory: the northwestern region where Artigas, Salto and Rivera are located is warmer with an average of 18 degrees; while the southeast, where Montevideo, Maldonado, Rocha and Lavalleja are, are cooler, with an average of 16 degrees.

Due to the strong winds that occur in the nation, the summers are less extreme and the winter is cooler, which also causes cold waves that especially affect the north and south of the center. Only in one month up to 25 frosts can be registered.

Just on January 15, 2022, the country registered a new record for the highest temperature In his story, when the Uruguayan Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) noted that the maximum in Florida had reached 44 degrees, equaling the mark of January 20, 1943. On the contrary, the coldest was that of Mercedes on July 29, 2007 with -7.6 degrees.

Scientists warn that due to the effects of climate change Uruguay could have an increase in temperature up to three degrees in the year 2100as well as an increase in rainfall.

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