15th of May (city)

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15th of May
١٥ مايو
15th of May is located in Egypt
15th of May
15th of May
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 29°49′55″N 31°21′36″E / 29.831871°N 31.360050°E / 29.831871; 31.360050Coordinates: 29°49′55″N 31°21′36″E / 29.831871°N 31.360050°E / 29.831871; 31.360050
Country  Egypt
Governorate Cairo
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

15th of May (Egyptian Arabic: ١٥ مايو‎‎ 15 Mayo) is a suburb of eastern Helwan, Egypt, and is part of Greater Cairo. It was established in 1978, and is located south of the Nile Delta and east of central Helwan city. It was constructed to solve the problem of insufficient accommodation.[1]

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh),[2] as the rest of Egypt. Due to its closeness to Helwan, it has very similar averages.

Climate data for 15th of May City
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.4
(66.9)
21.1
(70)
24.4
(75.9)
29.2
(84.6)
33.6
(92.5)
35.4
(95.7)
35.9
(96.6)
35.5
(95.9)
32.8
(91)
30.8
(87.4)
26.1
(79)
21.2
(70.2)
28.78
(83.81)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.8
(56.8)
14.9
(58.8)
17.7
(63.9)
21.5
(70.7)
25.5
(77.9)
27.8
(82)
28.7
(83.7)
28.6
(83.5)
26.4
(79.5)
24.4
(75.9)
20.3
(68.5)
15.6
(60.1)
22.1
(71.77)
Average low °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
8.7
(47.7)
11
(52)
13.8
(56.8)
17.5
(63.5)
20
(68)
21.6
(70.9)
21.8
(71.2)
20
(68)
18.1
(64.6)
14.5
(58.1)
10.1
(50.2)
15.44
(59.82)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.08)
5
(0.2)
17
(0.68)
Source: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 87m)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohamed, Adel; S. Araffa, Nagi Mahmoud (2011). "Delineation of Near-Surface Structure in the Southern Part of 15th of May City, Cairo, Egypt Using Geological, Geophysical and Geotechnical Techniques" (PDF). Pure and Applied Geophysics. 169 (9): 1641–1654. doi:10.1007/s00024-011-0415-y. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Climate: 15th of May City - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2013-12-14.