Ayn al-Bayda, Latakia

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Ayn al-Bayda

عين البيضة
Town
LatakiaCountryside.jpg
Ayn al-Bayda is located in Syria
Ayn al-Bayda
Ayn al-Bayda
Coordinates: 35°39′14″N 35°52′23″E / 35.65389°N 35.87306°E / 35.65389; 35.87306
Country Syria
GovernorateLatakia
DistrictLatakia
SubdistrictAyn al-Bayda
Population
 (2004 census)[1]
 • Total1,629
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateCsa

Ayn al-Bayda (Arabic: عين البيضة‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Al-Shamiyah and Burj Islam to the west, al-Bahluliyah and Mashqita to the east and Mushayrafet al-Samouk to the southwest. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Ayn al-Bayda had a population of 1,629 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Alawites.[2]

Climate[edit]

The climate is mild, and generally warm and temperate. There is more rainfall in the winter than in the summer. The climate is considered to be Csa according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature is 18.5 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 1004 mm. [3]

Climate data for Slinfah
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 9.9
(49.8)
10.8
(51.4)
13.3
(55.9)
16.6
(61.9)
20.2
(68.4)
23.9
(75.0)
26.3
(79.3)
26.9
(80.4)
24.9
(76.8)
21.1
(70.0)
16.2
(61.2)
11.4
(52.5)
18.5
(65.2)
Average low °C (°F) 6.3
(43.3)
6.8
(44.2)
9
(48)
11.7
(53.1)
15.1
(59.2)
19.3
(66.7)
22.3
(72.1)
22.5
(72.5)
19.6
(67.3)
15.6
(60.1)
11.2
(52.2)
7.7
(45.9)
13.9
(57.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 179
(7.0)
160
(6.3)
121
(4.8)
59
(2.3)
36
(1.4)
9
(0.4)
3
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
26
(1.0)
66
(2.6)
101
(4.0)
239
(9.4)
1,004
(39.5)
Source: Climate-data.org, retrieved 12 August 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Latakia Governorate. (in Arabic)
  2. ^ Balanche, Fabrice (2006). La région alaouite et le pouvoir syrien (PDF) (in French). Karthala Editions. ISBN 2845868189.
  3. ^ "Climate 'Ayn Al-Bayda': Temperature, Climate graph, Climate table for 'Ayn al-Bayda' - Climate-Data.org".