Hajjah

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Hajjah
Hajjah 01.jpg
Hajjah is located in Yemen
Hajjah
Hajjah
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 15°41′42″N 43°35′51″E / 15.69500°N 43.59750°E / 15.69500; 43.59750
Country  Yemen
Governorate Hajjah
Population
 • Total 53,887
Time zone UTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)

Hajjah (Arabic: حجة‎) is the capital city of Hajjah Governorate in north-western Yemen. It is located 127 kilometres northwest of Sana'a, at an elevation of about 1800 metres.[1] As of 2003, the Hajjah City District had a population of 53,887 inhabitants.[2]

Climate

Climate data for Hajjah
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 24.0
(75.2)
26.0
(78.8)
26.9
(80.4)
27.1
(80.8)
28.6
(83.5)
30.7
(87.3)
29.5
(85.1)
29.0
(84.2)
28.2
(82.8)
25.3
(77.5)
23.3
(73.9)
22.9
(73.2)
26.8
(80.2)
Average low °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
8.5
(47.3)
11.1
(52)
12.7
(54.9)
14.6
(58.3)
15.3
(59.5)
17.0
(62.6)
16.9
(62.4)
14.5
(58.1)
11.8
(53.2)
9.4
(48.9)
8.2
(46.8)
12.3
(54.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7
(0.28)
8
(0.31)
22
(0.87)
39
(1.54)
24
(0.94)
4
(0.16)
34
(1.34)
54
(2.13)
12
(0.47)
4
(0.16)
8
(0.31)
7
(0.28)
223
(8.78)
Source: Climate-data.org

References

  1. ^ "Hajjah Governorate". Yemen National Information Centre. Archived from the original on August 28, 2010. Retrieved October 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Retrieved October 21, 2010. 
Hajjah fortress