Carauari

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Carauari
Flag of Carauari
Flag
Official seal of Carauari
Seal
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Location of the municipality inside Amazonas
Carauari is located in Brazil
Carauari
Carauari
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 4°52′58″S 66°53′45″W / 4.88278°S 66.89583°W / -4.88278; -66.89583Coordinates: 4°52′58″S 66°53′45″W / 4.88278°S 66.89583°W / -4.88278; -66.89583
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
State Amazonas
Time zoneUTC−4 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (DST no longer used)

Carauari is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 25,918 (2005) and its area is 25,767 km².[1]

The city is served by Carauari Airport.

Environment[edit]

The town is in the Juruá-Purus moist forests ecoregion.[2] The municipality contains about 5% of the Tefé National Forest, created in 1989.[3] The municipality contains 251,577 hectares (621,660 acres) Médio Juruá Extractive Reserve, created in 1997, on the left bank of the meandering Juruá River.[4] It also contains the 632,949 hectares (1,564,050 acres) Uacari Sustainable Development Reserve, created in 2005.[5]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Carauari
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
30.4
(86.7)
30.5
(86.9)
30.2
(86.4)
30.9
(87.6)
30.0
(86.0)
30.0
(86.0)
31.5
(88.7)
31.9
(89.4)
31.5
(88.7)
31.0
(87.8)
30.6
(87.1)
30.7
(87.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
26.4
(79.5)
26.2
(79.2)
26.4
(79.5)
25.8
(78.4)
25.4
(77.7)
26.2
(79.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.6
(79.9)
26.4
(79.5)
26.3
(79.3)
26.2
(79.2)
Average low °C (°F) 21.9
(71.4)
22.4
(72.3)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
21.9
(71.4)
21.7
(71.1)
20.9
(69.6)
21.0
(69.8)
21.5
(70.7)
21.8
(71.2)
21.9
(71.4)
22.0
(71.6)
21.8
(71.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 301
(11.9)
242
(9.5)
320
(12.6)
307
(12.1)
231
(9.1)
126
(5.0)
89
(3.5)
105
(4.1)
153
(6.0)
195
(7.7)
235
(9.3)
283
(11.1)
2,587
(101.9)
Source: http://en.climate-data.org/location/44143/

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Sears, Robin, South America: Amazon Basin, northwestern Brazil (NT0133), WWF: World Wildlife Fund, retrieved 2017-03-28
  3. ^ FLONA de Tefé (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-19
  4. ^ RESEX do Médio Juruá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-16
  5. ^ RDS de Uacari (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-06