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Weather in Uruguay: the weather for Punta del Este this December 13

Don’t let the weather take you by surprise, This is the prediction for the next hours of this Tuesday in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Weather in Punta del Este

During the day

Maximum temperature: 22 degrees Celsius

chance of rain: 0%

cloudiness: 0%

gusts of wind: 26 kilometers per hour

UV Index: eleven

Overnight

Minimum temperature: 14 degrees Celsius

chance of rain: 0%

cloudiness: 0%

wind gusts: 30 kilometers per hour

Between the winds of Punta del Este

east pointa peninsular city located in the southern tip of Uruguay, is distinguished by having a temperate type climate due to its oceanic waters, which favors its four well-defined seasons.

Being a city located between the Río de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean, this region is differentiated by have more winds than other metropolises Uruguayans, which end up softening the temperatures during the summer or winter.

Summers in Punta del Este They are not excessively hot. In January, the warmest month, the thermometer registers maximums of 26 degrees and minimums of 18 degrees.

On the contrary, winter is cool, with cloudy skies and a lot of wind. During July, the coldest month, the minimum temperature does not drop below 8 degrees, while the maximum rises to 14 degrees. At the end of this season it is common for there to be precipitation, although there are generally occasional rains during the year.

What is the weather in Uruguay?

Paraguayan climate
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.

Given 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) He pointed out 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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