Poindimié

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Poindimié
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°56′59″S 165°19′45″E / 20.9496°S 165.3293°E / -20.9496; 165.3293Coordinates: 20°56′59″S 165°19′45″E / 20.9496°S 165.3293°E / -20.9496; 165.3293
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Paul Néaoutyine
Area
 • Land1 673.1 km2 (259.9 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)
 • Population2 4,824
 • Population2 density 7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 82.2%
Europeans 13.1%
Polynesians 0.9%
Other 3.8%
INSEE/Postal code 98822 / 98822
Elevation 0–1,385 m (0–4,544 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 ft)

1 New Caledonia Land Register (DITTT) data, which exclude lakes and ponds larger than 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) as well as the estuaries of rivers.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Poindimié is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ponerihouen
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(83)
28
(82)
27
(80)
26
(78)
24
(75)
23
(74)
23
(74)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
27
(81)
25.8
(78.3)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(74)
24
(75)
23
(74)
22
(72)
21
(69)
19
(66)
18
(65)
18
(64)
18
(65)
20
(68)
21
(70)
22
(72)
20.8
(69.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 368
(14.5)
315
(12.4)
396
(15.6)
230
(9)
150
(6)
211
(8.3)
145
(5.7)
99
(3.9)
97
(3.8)
114
(4.5)
191
(7.5)
198
(7.8)
2,514
(99)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Ponerihouen, New Caledonia". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.