Temperature, probability of rain, clouds and ultraviolet rays are some of the information you need to know before leaving home. (GlobeLiveMedia/Jovani Perez)

Spring, summer, fall or winter these days, it doesn’t matter what season of the year, given the recent climate change that turns a scorching sunny afternoon into a storm in the blink of an eye.

Finding out about the weather has become a habit for many people to know what to wear, what shoes to choose, plan a trip or decide whether or not to carry an umbrella. Below we present the weather in Punta del Este.

This Friday’s weather in Punta del Este will reach 26 degrees, while the minimum temperature it will be 22 degrees. The expected UV index is 3.

As for the rain precipitation forecast for the said city it will be 72%, with a cloudiness of 98%, during the day; and 3%, with 91% cloudiness, throughout the night.

During this time, wind gusts will reach 28 kilometers per hour during the day and 24 kilometers per hour at night.

Eastern Pointa peninsular city located at the southern tip of Uruguay, stands out for its 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 is characterized by 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 records 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 rises to 14 degrees. At the end of this season it is common for rainfall, although there are usually occasional rains throughout the year.

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

Due to the strong winds that occur in the country, the summers are less extreme and the winter is cooler, which also causes cold spells that particularly 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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