Bom Jesus, Piauí

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Bom Jesus
Municipality
Flag of Bom Jesus
Flag
Official seal of Bom Jesus
Seal
Country  Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Piauí
Mesoregion Sudoeste Piauiense
Time zone UTC -3

Bom Jesus is a municipality in the state of Piauí in the Northeast region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Name[edit]

Bom Jesus means "Good Jesus" in Portuguese.

Geography and climate[edit]

Bom Jesus is a semi-arid hot town. It received national recognition in November 21, 2005 when it was measured the temperature of 44.7 °C (112.4 °F) in the town, the highest ever officially recorded in Brazil.[5]

Climate data for Bom Jesus, Piauí (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.6
(99.7)
37.8
(100)
36.9
(98.4)
37.1
(98.8)
36.9
(98.4)
36.7
(98.1)
37.9
(100.2)
39.9
(103.8)
39.0
(102.2)
39.2
(102.6)
39.6
(103.3)
38.4
(101.1)
39.9
(103.8)
Average high °C (°F) 31.3
(88.3)
31.1
(88)
31.0
(87.8)
31.2
(88.2)
32.1
(89.8)
32.3
(90.1)
32.8
(91)
34.5
(94.1)
35.7
(96.3)
34.6
(94.3)
33.2
(91.8)
31.8
(89.2)
32.6
(90.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
25.3
(77.5)
25.5
(77.9)
25.6
(78.1)
25.8
(78.4)
25.5
(77.9)
25.6
(78.1)
27.0
(80.6)
28.5
(83.3)
27.7
(81.9)
26.2
(79.2)
26.0
(78.8)
26.2
(79.2)
Average low °C (°F) 21.1
(70)
21.1
(70)
20.9
(69.6)
20.8
(69.4)
20.1
(68.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.2
(66.6)
20.3
(68.5)
21.8
(71.2)
22.1
(71.8)
21.4
(70.5)
20.9
(69.6)
20.7
(69.3)
Record low °C (°F) 17.6
(63.7)
17.0
(62.6)
14.7
(58.5)
15.7
(60.3)
14.1
(57.4)
10.5
(50.9)
11.7
(53.1)
11.9
(53.4)
15.3
(59.5)
17.2
(63)
17.6
(63.7)
16.1
(61)
10.5
(50.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 145.9
(5.744)
150.7
(5.933)
197.4
(7.772)
145.0
(5.709)
28.9
(1.138)
3.0
(0.118)
8.4
(0.331)
5.3
(0.209)
14.5
(0.571)
98.2
(3.866)
142.3
(5.602)
153.8
(6.055)
1,093.4
(43.047)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10 12 15 11 2 1 0 0 2 8 10 11 82
Average relative humidity (%) 75.2 77.3 76.6 74.4 64.3 56.7 50.1 41.3 42.0 54.5 66.7 70.9 62.5
Mean monthly sunshine hours 185.8 160.2 162.6 211.3 268.4 281.0 298.4 308.6 269.4 223.9 200.8 187.2 2,757.6
Source: INMET[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Piauí tem a temperatura mais alta em 96 anos (Piauí has the highest temperature in 96 years)". Terra. 26 November 2005. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  6. ^ "NORMAIS CLIMATOLÓGICAS DO BRASIL 1961-1990" (in Portuguese). Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 

Coordinates: 9°04′26″S 44°21′32″W / 9.07389°S 44.3589°W / -9.07389; -44.3589