Record Frosts and Heavy Snowfall have been Recorded in Argentina

19.07.2017

After the so-called "storm of the century" in the Argentine city of San Carlos de Bariloche, the air temperature dropped to minus 25.4 degrees Celsius. In addition, after an intense snowfall, the height of snowdrifts reached 50 centimeters.

Record Frosts and Heavy Snowfall have been Recorded in Argentina

Winter in Argentina falls between June and August, so cold weather itself is not an anomaly. However, such a low temperature in San Carlos de Bariloche was recorded for the first time. According to the National Meteorological Service of Argentina, last time such frosts hit more than 50 years ago - then the columns of thermometers dropped to minus 21.1 degrees.