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The climate of Paraguay: when to go to Paraguay

The climate of much of Paraguay is sub-tropical. What characterizes the climate of Paraguay is the rainy season that occurs during the southern summer, from October to April. Average annual rainfall is around 1,400 mm in the Asunción area, around 1,500 mm in the eastern forest regions, and 800 mm in the Chaco. The great distance from the sea influences the rain regime, which increases in the eastern part, and decreases considerably in the western areas.

The Chaco area has a tropical climate with hot summers and warm winters. Summer lasts from December to March and in addition to being rainy it also has high temperatures. In particular, the average maximum temperatures between December and February reach values of 30 ° C / 33 ° C in the capital Asunción. While in the Gran Chaco region and in other areas of the north of the country they can reach 38 ° C. Winters are temperate and dry with average temperatures ranging between 13 ° C and 21 ° C.

WHEN TO GO TO PARAGUAY

Due to the climate of the country, characterized by great summer heat and summer rains. The best time to visit Paraguay are the winter months between May and September. In these months the temperatures are milder and the rains rarer.

The climate of Asunción.

THE CLIMATE OF PARAGUAY: CLIMATIC TABLES

ASUNCIÓN (43 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 22,8 33,5 147,2  8
February 22,3 32,6 129,2  7
March 21,3 31,6 117,9  7
April 18,6 28,4 166,0  8
May 15,7 25,0 113,3  7
June 13,8 23,1 82,4  7
July 13,1 23,2 39,4  4
August 14,3 24,8 72,6  5
September 15,9 26,4 87,7  6
October 18,6 29,2 130,8  8
November 20,1 30,7 164,4  8
December 21,8 32,3 150,3  8
YEAR 18,2 28,4 1401,2  83

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