Maiquetía

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Maiquetía
Maiquetía is located in Venezuela
Maiquetía
Maiquetía
Coordinates: 10°35′45″N 66°58′38″W / 10.59583°N 66.97722°W / 10.59583; -66.97722Coordinates: 10°35′45″N 66°58′38″W / 10.59583°N 66.97722°W / 10.59583; -66.97722
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Vargas
Municipality Vargas Municipality
Founded 20 January 1670
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 87,909
 • Demonym Maiquetiense
Time zone VST
Postal code 1160, 1161
Area code(s) 0212
Website Municipal website

Maiquetía is a city in the Vargas state of Venezuela, near Caracas.

Simón Bolívar International Airport, which handles both international and domestic flights, is located in the city. Conviasa, the Venezuelan flag carrier airline, is headquartered in the city.[1]

Maiquetia was badly affected by the 1999 Vargas tragedy.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Maiquetía
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.5
(83.3)
28.3
(82.9)
28.5
(83.3)
29.1
(84.4)
30.0
(86)
30.3
(86.5)
30.1
(86.2)
30.9
(87.6)
31.4
(88.5)
31.3
(88.3)
30.5
(86.9)
29.4
(84.9)
29.86
(85.73)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.4
(75.9)
24.5
(76.1)
24.9
(76.8)
25.7
(78.3)
26.6
(79.9)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.1)
26.7
(80.1)
25.4
(77.7)
26.08
(78.95)
Average low °C (°F) 21.9
(71.4)
21.9
(71.4)
22.3
(72.1)
23.3
(73.9)
24.2
(75.6)
24.2
(75.6)
23.8
(74.8)
24.2
(75.6)
24.6
(76.3)
24.6
(76.3)
24.0
(75.2)
22.7
(72.9)
23.48
(74.26)
Rainfall mm (inches) 28.1
(1.106)
17.1
(0.673)
22.1
(0.87)
29.0
(1.142)
36.1
(1.421)
53.3
(2.098)
56.8
(2.236)
50.3
(1.98)
54.1
(2.13)
55.9
(2.201)
53.6
(2.11)
54.4
(2.142)
510.8
(20.109)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 3.6 2.6 1.8 2.7 4.4 6.7 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.7 5.5 5.1 61.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 232.5 220.4 241.8 183.0 201.5 207.0 241.8 244.9 228.0 207.7 195.0 210.8 2,614.4
Source #1: World Meteorological Organization[2]
Source #2: Hong Kong Observatory[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contactos." Conviasa. Retrieved on June 14, 2009.
  2. ^ "World Weather Information Service - Maiquetía". World Meteorological Information. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Climatological Information for Maiquetia, Venezuela". Hong Kong Observatory. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 

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