Climate information is increasingly relevant to society. (GlobeLiveMedia/Jovani Perez)

Beyond consulting the weather to know what to wear or wear or not an umbrella, the weather report It is an instrument that has become essential for various sectors such as transport (by air, sea and land), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even to carry out military operations.

But if by itself predict the time It could be complex, but another variant is added: climate change, which has made even more urgent the need to keep up to date to act and act. adopt public policies that reduce disaster risk like alerts about floods, droughts, freezing waves, bad landing and other related phenomena.

In this context, here The weather forecast for the next few hours in Punta del Este:

In Punta del Este, it is expected a maximum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 23 degrees Celsius.

As for the rain the probability of precipitation for this city will be 90% during the day and 86% at night.

In the same direction, the cloudiness will be 98% during the day and 93% at night. While the gusts of wind they will reach 26 kilometers per hour during the day and 22 kilometers per hour at night.

Watch out for the sun, UV rays should reach a level of up to 2.

Eastern Pointa peninsular city located at the southern tip of Uruguay, is characterized by a temperate climate because of its oceanic waters, which favor its four well-defined seasons.

Being a city located between the Río de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean, this region stands out for have more wind than other metropolises Uruguayans, who end up softening the temperatures during the summer or winter.

Summers in Punta del Este they are not too hot. In January, the hottest month, the thermometer marks highs of 26 degrees and lows of 18 degrees.

On the contrary, winter is cool, with cloudy skies and a lot of wind. In July, the coldest month, the minimum temperature does not drop below 8 degrees, while the maximum reaches 14 degrees. At the end of this season it is common for rainfall, although there are usually sudden downpours throughout the year.

Uruguay is characterized by a double rainy season.  (Picture: File)
Uruguay is characterized by a double rainy season. (Picture: File)

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

The country has an average temperature of 17 degrees per year, however, there is a very marked difference in their territory: the northwest 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 located, is cooler, with an average of 16 degrees.

Given the strong winds that occur in the country, the summers are less extreme and the winter is cooler, which also causes cold spells that mainly affect the north and south of the center. Only in a month up to 25 jellies can be saved.

Just on January 15, 2022, the country recorded a new record for highest temperature in its history, when the Institute of Meteorology of Uruguay (Inumet) indicated 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 the 29 January. July 2007 with -7.6 degrees.

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

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