Colon Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Colon is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Colon and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Colon right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Colon, Argentina on 3rd December 2021.

22.78° C

(73.01° F)

  • yesterday: 22.81° C (73.06° F)
  • a week ago: 24.12° C (75.42° F)

Water at this temperature is very pleasant to swim in and if you tend to wear a wetsuit when swimming, you might consider removing it now to avoid the body overheating.

The average sea temperature for Colon on December 3rd over the last 10 years is 23.31° C (73.96° F), with a low temperature of 21.58° C (70.84° F) and a high of 24.75° C (76.55° F).

Analysis and forecast for Colon water temperatures

The water temperature in Colon today is lower than the average temperature of 23.31° C (73.96° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 3rd December 2020, was 22.77° C (72.99° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Colon over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
December 3 22.78° C 73.01° F
December 2 22.81° C 73.06° F
December 1 23.36° C 74.05° F
November 30 23.47° C 74.25° F
November 29 23.51° C 74.32° F
November 28 23.66° C 74.59° F
November 27 24.09° C 75.36° F
November 26 24.12° C 75.42° F
November 25 24.29° C 75.72° F
November 24 24.53° C 76.15° F
November 23 24.58° C 76.24° F
November 22 24.85° C 76.73° F
November 21 24.15° C 75.47° F
November 20 23.54° C 74.37° F
November 19 23.27° C 73.89° F
November 18 23.13° C 73.63° F
November 17 23.23° C 73.81° F
November 16 23.68° C 74.62° F
November 15 23.59° C 74.46° F
November 14 23.35° C 74.03° F
November 13 22.99° C 73.38° F
November 12 23.02° C 73.44° F
November 11 23.09° C 73.56° F
November 10 22.96° C 73.33° F
November 9 23.29° C 73.92° F
November 8 22.89° C 73.2° F
November 7 22.93° C 73.27° F
November 6 23.19° C 73.74° F
November 5 23.78° C 74.8° F
November 4 23.95° C 75.11° F
November 3 23.95° C 75.11° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Colon by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Colon.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Colon changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Colon map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Colon

The highest temperature in Argentina today is 24.05° C (75.29° F) in Mar Chiquita Lake. The lowest is in Tierra del Fuego, where the temperature of the water is 7.14° C (44.85° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Colon?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Colon because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Colon as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Colon comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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