Climate zone: The northern part of Paraguay is located in the equatorial tropics, the southern parts of the country belong geographically to the subtropics.
It is yearlong warm or hot.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Paraguay
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 64 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1955 to December 2019 was reported by the Prats Gil weather station. In November 2009 the record temperature of 45.0 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 33 weather stations in Paraguay below 650 metres altitude, was recorded in 1963 with an average temperature of 22.2 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 19.4 degrees Celsius.
The coldest day in these 64 years was reported by the weather station General Bruguez. Here the temperature dropped to -6.0 °C in October 2008. General Bruguez lies at an altitude of 89 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1976 with an average temperature of 25.0 °C. In Paraguay, it is usual to have about 1.5 degrees more at 26.5 °C for this three-month period.