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Salta Climate & Temperature

  • Salta, Argentina is at 24°51'S, 65°29'W, 1221 m (4006 ft). See map.
  • Salta has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Salta is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.8 degrees Celsius (62.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.1 °C (20°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Salta Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 20.5°C (69°F) on average falling to 3.7°C (38.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 25.8°C (78.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.9°C (51.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.1°C (80.8°F) and average low temperatures are 15.7°C (60.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.8°C (73°F) during the day and lows of 11.3°C (52.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 754.7 mm (29.7 inches) which is equivalent to 754.7 Litres/m² (18.51 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Salta you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Ganzhou, China where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Salta Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 22 (72) 24 (74) 26 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 25 (77) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (66) 24 (75)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 12 (54) 15 (59) 19 (66) 20 (69) 21 (70) 21 (70) 20 (68) 19 (66) 16 (61) 13 (56) 10 (50) 17 (62)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 5 (40) 7 (45) 11 (52) 14 (57) 16 (60) 16 (61) 16 (60) 15 (58) 12 (53) 8 (46) 4 (39) 10 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 4 (0) 4 (0) 7 (0) 26 (1) 65 (3) 138 (5) 182 (7) 163 (6) 118 (5) 37 (1) 9 (0) 3 (0) 755 (30)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 44' 11h 16' 11h 59' 12h 43' 13h 20' 13h 38' 13h 29' 12h 58' 12h 16' 11h 32' 10h 55' 10h 36' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 44.7 53.2 64.5 75.5 84.2 88.5 84.3 75.2 64.7 53.2 44.9 41.7 64.6

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