Villa Dolores

Villa Dolores is a city in the province of Córdoba, Argentina, located in the southwestern side of the province. It has a population of 29,854 inhabitants.

Villa Dolores

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Villa Dolores
Location of Villa Dolores in Argentina
Coordinates: 31°56′S 65°12′W
Country Argentina
Province Córdoba
DepartmentSan Javier
FoundedApril 21, 1853
Elevation
584 m (1,916 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
  Total29,854
Demonym(s)Dolorense
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
X5870
Dialing code+54 3544
WebsiteOfficial website

Although it is one of the smallest cities in Córdoba, many other provinces rely on Villa Dolores for its major export in potatoes. Wine consumption is also a large trait in this town having its own import route from the capital city of wine in Argentina, Mendoza.

Climate

Climate data for Villa Dolores (1981–2010, extremes 1961–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 42.9
(109.2)
41.2
(106.2)
38.2
(100.8)
36.0
(96.8)
31.1
(88.0)
30.1
(86.2)
33.0
(91.4)
37.0
(98.6)
39.5
(103.1)
42.0
(107.6)
41.2
(106.2)
43.1
(109.6)
43.1
(109.6)
Average high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
31.0
(87.8)
28.8
(83.8)
24.9
(76.8)
21.1
(70.0)
18.3
(64.9)
18.2
(64.8)
21.3
(70.3)
24.0
(75.2)
28.1
(82.6)
30.4
(86.7)
31.9
(89.4)
25.9
(78.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.1
(77.2)
23.7
(74.7)
21.8
(71.2)
17.7
(63.9)
13.8
(56.8)
10.7
(51.3)
10.1
(50.2)
12.9
(55.2)
15.8
(60.4)
20.3
(68.5)
22.8
(73.0)
24.6
(76.3)
18.3
(64.9)
Average low °C (°F) 18.1
(64.6)
17.1
(62.8)
16.0
(60.8)
12.2
(54.0)
8.7
(47.7)
5.6
(42.1)
4.5
(40.1)
6.6
(43.9)
8.8
(47.8)
12.8
(55.0)
15.2
(59.4)
17.3
(63.1)
11.9
(53.4)
Record low °C (°F) 5.5
(41.9)
4.9
(40.8)
2.8
(37.0)
−4.5
(23.9)
−5.1
(22.8)
−6.7
(19.9)
−8.9
(16.0)
−10.0
(14.0)
−3.9
(25.0)
−0.2
(31.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
5.7
(42.3)
−10.0
(14.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 121.1
(4.77)
102.2
(4.02)
94.4
(3.72)
42.4
(1.67)
17.6
(0.69)
4.7
(0.19)
13.2
(0.52)
6.1
(0.24)
22.9
(0.90)
35.1
(1.38)
75.1
(2.96)
113.3
(4.46)
648.1
(25.52)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.5 9.1 8.6 5.5 3.7 1.8 2.5 1.6 3.7 4.8 8.0 10.5 70.3
Average relative humidity (%) 61.1 64.9 70.3 71.4 72.2 70.5 64.3 54.4 50.5 50.7 53.0 57.9 61.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 288.3 276.9 241.8 228.0 201.5 180.0 201.5 238.7 234.0 260.4 282.0 272.8 2,905.9
Percent possible sunshine 67 73 63 67 62 59 62 70 65 66 68 62 65
Source #1: Servicio Meteorológico Nacional[1][2]
Source #2: UNLP (sun only)[3]

Tourism

Tourism in Villa Dolores peaks during the high season (January - February). Villa Dolores is known for its peaceful environment and views of the Cordoba mountain range. It is also known for its hidden rivers that run freshwater streams from the mountain tops, including the stream known as "La Piedra Pintada".

References

  1. "Estadísticas Climatológicas Normales - período 1981-2010" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  2. "Clima en la Argentina: Guia Climática por Villa Dolores Aero". Caracterización: Estadísticas de largo plazo (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  3. "Datos bioclimáticos de 173 localidades argentinas". Atlas Bioclimáticos (in Spanish). Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Retrieved June 15, 2015.

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)


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