Even though normal high temperatures for late August are in the lower 60s, readings topped 80 degrees at midweek, then topped out above 90 degrees during the weekend. Respective highs were 93 and 92 degrees Saturday and Sunday.
Elsewhere in Argentina, the mid-northern city of Cordoba reached a dramatic high of 99 degrees Saturday. Another northern city, Santa Fe, registered a remarkable 101 degrees Sunday, notwithstanding the normal high in the upper 60s.
Story by AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Jim Andrews