Rawson Sea Temperature

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

Water temperature in Rawson right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Rawson, Argentina on 19th May 2024.

13.5° C

(56.3° F)

  • yesterday: 11.45° C (52.61° F)
  • a week ago: 11.77° C (53.19° F)

Water at this temperature is cold and will feel very cold initially, but the body will get used to it and longer swims are possible. Experienced swimmers can manage several hours of swimming, however hypothermia is still a very big risk.

The average sea temperature for Rawson on May 19th over the last 10 years is 13.25° C (55.85° F), with a low temperature of 12.67° C (54.81° F) and a high of 13.75° C (56.75° F).

Analysis and forecast for Rawson water temperatures

The water temperature in Rawson today is higher than the average temperature of 13.25° C (55.85° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 19th May 2023, was 13.66° C (56.59° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
May 19 13.5° C 56.3° F
May 18 11.45° C 52.61° F
May 18 11.45° C 52.61° F
May 17 11.34° C 52.41° F
May 16 11.5° C 52.7° F
May 15 11.73° C 53.11° F
May 14 12.01° C 53.62° F
May 13 11.86° C 53.35° F
May 12 11.77° C 53.19° F
May 11 11.65° C 52.97° F
May 10 11.88° C 53.38° F
May 9 12.19° C 53.94° F
May 8 12.24° C 54.03° F
May 7 12.17° C 53.91° F
May 6 12.19° C 53.94° F
May 5 12.57° C 54.63° F
May 4 12.88° C 55.18° F
May 3 12.75° C 54.95° F
May 2 12.8° C 55.04° F
May 1 12.97° C 55.35° F
April 30 13.18° C 55.72° F
April 29 13.39° C 56.1° F
April 28 13.34° C 56.01° F
April 27 13.37° C 56.07° F
April 26 13.43° C 56.17° F
April 25 13.55° C 56.39° F
April 24 13.44° C 56.19° F
April 23 13.07° C 55.53° F
April 22 13.57° C 56.43° F
April 21 13.68° C 56.62° 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 Rawson by month

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

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

Rawson map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Rawson

The highest temperature in Argentina today is 21.27° C (70.29° F) in Puerto Iguazu. The lowest is in Tierra del Fuego, where the temperature of the water is 6.57° C (43.83° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Rawson?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Rawson 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 Rawson 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 Rawson 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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