a mass of cold air of polar origin caused a marked decline in thermal marks that, throughout the week, will affect the entire country, with minimum values between -10 and 2 degreeson the Patagonia, with specific sectors in the west, where the maximum will not exceed zero degrees; Y between -1 and 6 in the region central Y between 2 and 8 in the north Argentine, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN).
This Tuesday at 6.14 the june solstice which will start “the astronomical winter” and that “this year coincides with the start of calendar winter”specified the SMN, which warned that, for this reason, it will be “the day with the longest night.”
The agency warned that the beginning of winter will have “very low thermal values, especially in the south”, due to the entry of a cold air front of polar origin. The situation will last at least “until the weekend”.
In Patagoniathe daily minimum temperatures will oscillate between -10 and -2, with maximums that will oscillate between -4 and 6 in the afternoon, while in the west of this region the values will be even lower and “it is possible that some days this week do not exceed 0 degrees”. The “presence of a low pressure system over the Pacific Ocean” will bring moisture to that area and favor the possibility of snowfall during the week. According to the agency’s report, “at least until Friday, June 24 inclusive, the snowfalls will occur in a broader area, recurrently and more intensely”, as well as “affecting the mountain range and the plateau of northern Chubut, Río Negro and Neuquén”.
Also the Mendoza and San Juan mountain range will record snowfall, said the SMN, which specified that it is likely that, by the end of the week, some areas will accumulate between 20 and 50 centimeters of snow.
Meanwhile, the cold air front will advance towards the center of the country between Tuesday and Wednesday with minimum marks that will be around -1 and 6 degrees and maximum that will be between 9 and 15 degrees. In The Pampathe minimum temperature forecast for Wednesday is -1 and zero degrees for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a maximum of between 10 and 13. Entre Ríos, Santa Fe, Córdoba and the city of Buenos Aires they will have minimum average values that will be around between 5 and 8 degrees and maximum between 13 and 16 at least until next Saturday.
Meanwhile, the agency explained that the advance of the cold front is expected to reach the north of the country on Wednesday night and cause a drop in temperature from Thursday, with mornings with minimums between 2 and 8 degrees, and maximums that they will range between 13 and 18. In this region, the “cold event” will be shorter than in the rest of the country, the agency specified.