Patagonia - Climate





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Climate :

Patagonia hielo continental, ArgentinaThe climate is of a moderate type, the four seasons being clearly defined and with a great thermal range between winter and summer. Toward the south the almost constant West winds which produce a strong unloading of humidity in the mountain range, dominate and cause the eastern Patagonia to have an extremely arid climate.

A very special phenomenon is the Northern and Southern Continental ice cap, from which a great amount of glaciers flows into the immense lakes of the Eastern foothills and toward the Chilean fjords in the West.

This provides a unique attraction for tourists from all over the world.