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Due to climate change, weather changes are more constant, which means that in a single day there can be high temperatures, constant rains as well as severe frosts; take precautions and check the weather forecast for this March 16 in Montevideo.

During the day temperature it will reach a maximum of 27 degrees, rain forecast It will be 43%, with 86% cloudiness, while wind gusts will reach 33 kilometers per hour.

As for UV rays, they should reach a level of up to 2.

For the night, temperature will reach 22 degrees, while the probability of precipitation it will be 60%, with 34% cloudiness, while wind gusts will be 24 kilometers per hour during the day.

Montevideo It has a humid subtropical climate with a average annual temperature of 16.7 degreesbeing relatively temperate for most of the year.

Due to its mid-latitude location, the seasons are well defined, mainly winter (June to August) and summer (December to February), although it is generally windy most of the year. year because it is a coastal city.

In winter there may be precipitation and mist, as well as a drop in temperature to zero degrees and, although snowfall is non-existent, a warm winter with temperatures sometimes reaching 20 degrees is not. Spring and autumn 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 important to mention that the population must pay particular attention to ultraviolet rays, as they are generally more intense than in the rest of the planet due to the geographical location of the country.

As for temperature records, the historical minimum was -5.6 degrees, while the maximum marked 42.8 degrees. Only one snowfall was recorded: it was July 13, 1930 during the first game in the history of the Football World Cup.

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 territory, 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 point out 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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