Henichesk

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Henichesk
Генічеськ
City
Henichesk beach.jpg
Henichesk is located in Ukraine
Henichesk
Location of Henichesk
Coordinates: 46°10′N 34°48′E / 46.167°N 34.800°E / 46.167; 34.800Coordinates: 46°10′N 34°48′E / 46.167°N 34.800°E / 46.167; 34.800
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kherson Oblast Kherson
Raion Henichesk
Founded 1784
City status 1938
Area
 • Total 7.04 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,633
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
Postal code 75500-75509
Area code(s) (+380) 5534
Vehicle registration BT / 22
Website www.genichesk.com.ua

Henichesk (Ukrainian: Гені́чеськ, translit. Heniches’k) is a port city along the Sea of Azov in the Kherson Oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Henichesk Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast.

History[edit]

Henichesk was founded as a fort by the Russian Empire in 1784 and from 1812 was also known as Ust-Ozivske. It was a port and a trade center on the salt route that went from Crimea north to Ukraine and Russia. At the turn of the 20th century it was the location of one of the largest flour mills in southern Ukraine. [1]

Climate[edit]

Under the Köppen climate classification, Henichesk has either a humid subtropical climate or a humid continental climate that closely borders on a semi-arid climate with cold winters and warm summers.

Climate data for Henichesk
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14.1
(57.4)
17.0
(62.6)
22.4
(72.3)
27.8
(82)
31.8
(89.2)
37.1
(98.8)
38.3
(100.9)
38.4
(101.1)
33.6
(92.5)
29.1
(84.4)
22.3
(72.1)
16.3
(61.3)
38.4
(101.1)
Average high °C (°F) 0.5
(32.9)
0.9
(33.6)
5.2
(41.4)
12.7
(54.9)
19.9
(67.8)
25.0
(77)
28.0
(82.4)
27.1
(80.8)
21.9
(71.4)
14.9
(58.8)
8.3
(46.9)
3.0
(37.4)
14.0
(57.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−2.0
(28.4)
1.8
(35.2)
8.9
(48)
16.0
(60.8)
20.8
(69.4)
23.6
(74.5)
22.6
(72.7)
17.3
(63.1)
11.2
(52.2)
5.1
(41.2)
0.3
(32.5)
10.4
(50.7)
Average low °C (°F) −5.0
(23)
−4.7
(23.5)
−0.8
(30.6)
5.4
(41.7)
11.7
(53.1)
15.7
(60.3)
18.0
(64.4)
17.3
(63.1)
12.5
(54.5)
7.5
(45.5)
2.5
(36.5)
−2.1
(28.2)
6.6
(43.9)
Record low °C (°F) −30.3
(−22.5)
−28.0
(−18.4)
−18.4
(−1.1)
−9.0
(15.8)
−2.2
(28)
0.2
(32.4)
8.4
(47.1)
6.0
(42.8)
−5.4
(22.3)
−12.2
(10)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−22.1
(−7.8)
−30.3
(−22.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 34.7
(1.366)
30.8
(1.213)
30.7
(1.209)
30.1
(1.185)
35.1
(1.382)
40.6
(1.598)
35.7
(1.406)
27.9
(1.098)
27.4
(1.079)
25.6
(1.008)
32.9
(1.295)
36.1
(1.421)
387.7
(15.264)
Avg. precipitation days 18.2 16.6 13.9 9.0 5.9 8.3 3.6 4.1 7.8 9.6 17.8 16.0 130.8
 % humidity 88.5 85.7 81.6 75.1 65.7 66.3 66.8 65.2 74.8 77.2 87.5 86.7 76.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 46.5 77.0 130.2 208.5 308.5 306.0 311.6 310.0 232.5 161.2 55.5 43.4 2,190.8
Source: Weatherbase[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Yosyp Abramovych Daits,[3] Ukrainian artist (August 16, 1897 - December 29, 1954)

References[edit]

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