Chemax Municipality

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Chemax
Municipality
Location of the Municipality in the state of Yucatán
Location of the Municipality in the state of Yucatán
Chemax is located in Yucatán
Chemax
Chemax
Location of the Municipality in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°35′N 87°33′W / 20.583°N 87.550°W / 20.583; -87.550Coordinates: 20°35′N 87°33′W / 20.583°N 87.550°W / 20.583; -87.550
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Municipal seat Chemax
Mexico Ind. 1821
Yucatan Est. 1824
Municipality Est. 1918[1]
Government
 • Municipal President Lucio Balam Herrera[1]
Area
 • Total 1,098.6 km2 (424.2 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2005 [2][3])
 • Total 30,023
 • Demonym Chemaxeño
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Postal Code 97770
INEGI Code 019
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD
Website Official Website

The Municipality of Chemax is one of the 106 subdivisions of the State of Yucatán in Mexico. Its municipal seat is located in the City of Chemax.

Location[edit]

This municipality is located in the eastern part of the State of Yucatán. It is between latitude 20° 35' and 20° 38' north and longitudes 87° 33' and 88° 04' west.[1]

It borders the following municipalities: to the north Temozón and Tizimín, to the south Valladolid, on the east the State of Quintana Roo and to the west also by Valladolid.[1]

Communities[edit]

The municipality is made up of 170 different communities, of which the most important are:[1]

  • Chemax (municipal seat)
  • X-Can
  • Xalau
  • Sisbichen
  • X-Catzin

Folk Festivals[edit]

  • From 10 to 13 June, festival in honor of San Antonio de Padua, patron saint of the town of Chemax.[1]

Climate[edit]

Considered a tropical savanna climate typically with a pronounced dry season. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is Aw (Tropical Savanna Climate).[4]

Climate data for Chemax
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(87)
31
(88)
33
(91)
34
(94)
36
(96)
35
(95)
34
(94)
34
(94)
33
(92)
33
(91)
32
(89)
31
(88)
33.1
(91.6)
Average low °C (°F) 16
(61)
17
(62)
18
(64)
19
(66)
21
(70)
22
(71)
22
(71)
21
(70)
21
(70)
20
(68)
18
(65)
18
(64)
19.4
(66.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 43
(1.7)
56
(2.2)
46
(1.8)
38
(1.5)
79
(3.1)
147
(5.8)
147
(5.8)
168
(6.6)
157
(6.2)
137
(5.4)
56
(2.2)
50
(2)
1,124
(44.3)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Nuestros municipios - Chemax". Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia of the Municipalities of Mexico: Yucatan". Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  3. ^ Census Results by Locality, 2005 INEGI.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Chemax
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on July 14, 2013.