is a long country stretching from the subtropics along the northeastern border
with Brazil to the subpolar regions of Tierra del Fuego in the south.
The western edge of the country runs along the Andean Mountains.
Because Argentina is south of the Equator, the seasons are the reverse of
Europe, North America and much of Asia, being similar to Australia.
Summer in Buenos Aires (months of January and February) is quite hot and
humid, while winter is damp and chilly. Rain
falls throughout the year, from 100 cm per year (39 inches) in Buenos Aires to
less than 50 cm (20 inches) in Mendoza in the foothills of the Andes.
annual temperatures range from 24°C (75°F) to 11°C (51°F) in Buenos Aires
(sea level) and Córdoba (420m/1270ft), and 24°C (75°F) to 8°C (46°F) in
Mendoza (820 m/2484ft).
south the weather becomes colder with a mean temperature of 0 degrees in winter
for the city of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.