Borj El Amri

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Coordinates: 36°42′10″N 009°53′16″E / 36.70278°N 9.88778°E / 36.70278; 9.88778

Église de Massicault of Borj El Amri

Borj El Amri or Bordj El Amri (Arabic: برج العامري) is a town in the Manouba Governorate of Tunisia. It is located 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Tunis.

The town of Borj El Amri municipality contains 6,458 inhabitants and is the main town (chef-lieu) of the Borj El Amri delegation which has 18,977 inhabitants.

It was created by a decree of the Bey of Tunis in 1904. At that time it was known as Massicault in honor of Justin Massicault, the Resident General of France in Tunisia from 1886 to 1892. It was renamed in 1961, it takes the name of Borj El Amri in connection with an ancient fortress (borj).

Borj El Amri is home to the School of the Tunisian Air Force and is served by the Borj El Amri Airport.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Borj El Amri (1961–1990, extremes 1985–1994)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.5
(77.9)
25.6
(78.1)
29.6
(85.3)
31.6
(88.9)
43.0
(109.4)
43.5
(110.3)
48.2
(118.8)
46.5
(115.7)
44.0
(111.2)
37.4
(99.3)
29.6
(85.3)
25.0
(77.0)
48.2
(118.8)
Average high °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
17.3
(63.1)
19.0
(66.2)
22.8
(73.0)
27.3
(81.1)
31.8
(89.2)
35.8
(96.4)
36.1
(97.0)
32.5
(90.5)
27.7
(81.9)
20.5
(68.9)
17.1
(62.8)
25.3
(77.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.6
(51.1)
11.3
(52.3)
12.9
(55.2)
15.5
(59.9)
19.8
(67.6)
23.8
(74.8)
27.3
(81.1)
28.0
(82.4)
25.3
(77.5)
21.7
(71.1)
15.3
(59.5)
11.9
(53.4)
18.6
(65.5)
Average low °C (°F) 5.4
(41.7)
5.3
(41.5)
6.8
(44.2)
8.3
(46.9)
12.3
(54.1)
15.8
(60.4)
18.7
(65.7)
19.8
(67.6)
18.0
(64.4)
15.6
(60.1)
10.1
(50.2)
6.7
(44.1)
11.9
(53.4)
Record low °C (°F) −2.2
(28.0)
−3.6
(25.5)
−1.2
(29.8)
1.0
(33.8)
2.8
(37.0)
7.6
(45.7)
9.6
(49.3)
12.6
(54.7)
9.0
(48.2)
5.4
(41.7)
−1.6
(29.1)
−3.6
(25.5)
−3.6
(25.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 48.5
(1.91)
37.1
(1.46)
38.2
(1.50)
34.9
(1.37)
18.7
(0.74)
9.2
(0.36)
12.2
(0.48)
21.7
(0.85)
25.6
(1.01)
40.2
(1.58)
42.8
(1.69)
45.9
(1.81)
375
(14.76)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 6.9 7.6 6.0 5.0 4.0 1.3 1.3 1.4 2.9 5.1 5.4 6.4 53.3
Average relative humidity (%) 76 72 70 65 62 59 53 55 59 67 72 75 65
Mean monthly sunshine hours 124.0 145.6 189.1 213.0 241.8 264.0 313.1 285.2 234.0 186.0 150.0 142.6 2,488.4
Source: Institut National de la Météorologie (precipitation days/humidity/sun 1961–1990)[1][2][3][note 1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les normales climatiques en Tunisie entre 1981 2010" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 19 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Données normales climatiques 1961-1990" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 21 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Les extrêmes climatiques en Tunisie" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 21 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Réseau des stations météorologiques synoptiques de la Tunisie" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Retrieved 25 January 2020.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Station ID for Borj El Amri is 11817211.[4]