Tarauacá

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 08°09′39″S 70°45′57″W / 8.16083°S 70.76583°W / -8.16083; -70.76583

Tarauacá
Panorama view of Downtown Tarauacá and Rio Blanco
Panorama view of Downtown Tarauacá and Rio Blanco
Flag of Tarauacá
Flag
Official seal of Tarauacá
Seal
Location of municipality in Acre State
Location of municipality in Acre State
Tarauacá is located in Brazil
Tarauacá
Tarauacá
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 08°09′39″S 70°45′57″W / 8.16083°S 70.76583°W / -8.16083; -70.76583
Country Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
State Acre
Demonym tarauacaense
Founded January 1, 1907
Government
 • Mayor Dr.Rodrigo
Area
 • Total 6,005.213 sq mi (15,553.430 km2)
Elevation 551 ft (168 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 36,763
 • Density 6.1/sq mi (2.36/km2)
Postal code 69970
Area code(s) 55-68

Tarauacá is a municipality located in the northwest of the Brazilian state of Acre. Tarauacá has a population of 35,526 people[1] and has an area 20,171 square kilometers (7,788 sq mi).[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tarauaca, Acre, Brazil
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.9
(87.6)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
31.0
(87.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.5
(86.9)
31.4
(88.5)
32.0
(89.6)
32.2
(90)
32.1
(89.8)
31.5
(88.7)
31.1
(88)
31.31
(88.36)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.3
(77.5)
25.0
(77)
25.2
(77.4)
25.1
(77.2)
24.8
(76.6)
23.7
(74.7)
24.0
(75.2)
24.4
(75.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.4
(77.7)
25.5
(77.9)
25.4
(77.7)
24.89
(76.8)
Average low °C (°F) 21.9
(71.4)
21.5
(70.7)
21.8
(71.2)
21.6
(70.9)
21.0
(69.8)
19.0
(66.2)
18.8
(65.8)
19.4
(66.9)
20.1
(68.2)
21.1
(70)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
20.85
(69.53)
Rainfall mm (inches) 281.7
(11.091)
271.3
(10.681)
303.9
(11.965)
208.3
(8.201)
129.8
(5.11)
55.8
(2.197)
66.7
(2.626)
74.7
(2.941)
111.9
(4.406)
200.0
(7.874)
207.3
(8.161)
275.6
(10.85)
2,187
(86.103)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 89.9 75.6 93.0 99.0 130.2 150.0 192.2 167.4 135.0 136.4 114.0 108.5 1,491.2
Source: HKO [Hong Kong Observatory] (1961-1990) [2]

Transportation[edit]

Tarauacá is served by José Galera dos Santos Airport.

References[edit]