Climate in Santa Rosa

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Santa Rosa.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1500m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 29 degrees.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Santa Rosa
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, December is the sunniest month in the region of Santa Rosa. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Santa Rosa
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in March. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Santa Rosa
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 83%, June is the most uncomfortable. In February, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Santa Rosa
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is reached in 6 months in Santa Rosa, although these are average values, and a month is rarely completely or not at all considered humid.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Santa Rosa
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Santa Rosa

Most important cities in the region »Santa Rosa«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Barberena and Cuilapa.

CityPopulationGeo position
Barberena30,53914° 18' 34"N90° 21' 40"W
Cuilapa16,48414° 16' 35"N90° 17' 56"W
Chiquimulilla12,84214° 5' 2"N90° 23' 8"W
Oratorio10,15514° 13' 41"N90° 10' 33"W
Nueva Santa Rosa10,13014° 22' 52"N90° 16' 34"W
Casillas8,97014° 25' 20"N90° 14' 39"W
Guazacapán7,08014° 4' 27"N90° 25' 0"W
Taxisco6,51814° 4' 2"N90° 28' 4"W
Santa Cruz Naranjo6,25414° 23' 17"N90° 22' 11"W
Santa Rosa de Lima5,98414° 23' 17"N90° 17' 44"W
Pueblo Nuevo Viñas4,21114° 13' 33"N90° 28' 27"W
Santa María Ixhuatán3,63414° 11' 24"N90° 16' 29"W
San Rafael Las Flores2,57214° 28' 53"N90° 10' 24"W
San Juan Tecuaco2,21014° 4' 56"N90° 15' 40"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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