Overview of Uruguay Weather
Uruguay is a country located in the southeastern part of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to the west, Brazil to the north, and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east. Uruguay has a population of about 3.5 million people and a land area of about 176,000 square kilometers (68,000 square miles).
The climate of Uruguay is generally mild, with average temperatures ranging from 10-20 degrees Celsius (50-68 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter to 20-30 degrees Celsius (68-86 degrees Fahrenheit) in the summer. The country experiences two main seasons: a warm, wet summer from December to March, and a cool, dry winter from June to September.
The average annual precipitation in Uruguay is about 1,100 millimeters (43 inches), with most of the rainfall occurring during the summer months. The capital city of Montevideo has an average annual precipitation of about 1,200 millimeters (47 inches).
Uruguay is a relatively flat country, with rolling hills in the interior and coastal plains in the east. The highest point in the country is Cerro Catedral, which has an elevation of 513 meters (1,683 feet).
The landscape of Uruguay is diverse, with grassy plains in the interior, lush forest in the northwest, and sandy beaches along the coastline.
Uruguay has a diverse economy, with agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing, manufacturing, and tourism all playing important roles. The country is also a major exporter of beef and wool.
The beef industry is one of the most important in Uruguay, with the country exporting about $1.4 billion worth of beef each year. Uruguay is the fourth largest exporter of beef in the world.
Wool is another important export for Uruguay, with the country exporting about $100 million worth of wool each year. Uruguay is the seventh largest exporter of wool in the world.