El Tumbador

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El Tumbador
El Tumbador is located in Guatemala
El Tumbador
El Tumbador
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°52′00″N 91°56′00″W / 14.86667°N 91.93333°W / 14.86667; -91.93333
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Vlagsanmarcos.gif San Marcos
Government
 • Mayor Augusto Echeverría[1] (LIDER)
Climate Am

El Tumbador is a municipality in the San Marcos department of Guatemala. The population is mostly of Mam people, who speak their own language. It was founded in 1878.

The main source of income is agriculture—farming and animal husbandry. People produce mostly coffee, but also sugarcane, beans, cassava, fruits and spices—cardamom and macadamia. Cattle, horses, sheep and goats are bred in the area as well.

Climate[edit]

El Tumbador has tropical climate (Köppen: Am).

Climate data for El Tumbador
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.7
(83.7)
29.0
(84.2)
29.9
(85.8)
30.0
(86)
29.6
(85.3)
28.4
(83.1)
29.0
(84.2)
29.2
(84.6)
28.3
(82.9)
28.3
(82.9)
28.4
(83.1)
28.6
(83.5)
28.95
(84.11)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.6
(72.7)
22.9
(73.2)
23.6
(74.5)
24.0
(75.2)
23.9
(75)
23.2
(73.8)
23.4
(74.1)
23.5
(74.3)
23.1
(73.6)
23.1
(73.6)
22.9
(73.2)
22.8
(73)
23.25
(73.85)
Average low °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
16.8
(62.2)
17.3
(63.1)
18.1
(64.6)
18.3
(64.9)
18.0
(64.4)
17.8
(64)
17.9
(64.2)
17.9
(64.2)
17.9
(64.2)
17.5
(63.5)
17.0
(62.6)
17.59
(63.65)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 47
(1.85)
58
(2.28)
121
(4.76)
260
(10.24)
536
(21.1)
724
(28.5)
513
(20.2)
543
(21.38)
747
(29.41)
618
(24.33)
187
(7.36)
76
(2.99)
4,430
(174.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

Geographic location[edit]

It is surrounded by San Marcos Department municipalities:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Marcos elige autoridades municipales". Prensa Libre (in Spanish) (Guatemala). 8 September 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Climate: El Tumbador". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  3. ^ SEGEPLAN. "Municipios del departamento de San Marcos". Secretaría General de Planificación (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. 

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