Harashim

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Harashim
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Harashim is located in Israel
Harashim
Harashim
Coordinates: 32°57′23.04″N 35°19′41.52″E / 32.9564000°N 35.3282000°E / 32.9564000; 35.3282000Coordinates: 32°57′23.04″N 35°19′41.52″E / 32.9564000°N 35.3282000°E / 32.9564000; 35.3282000
District Northern
Council Misgav
Founded 1980
Population (2016)[1] 316

Harashim (Hebrew: חֲרָשִׁים‎, lit. Craftsmen) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee to the north of Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 316.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1980 as part of the Lookouts in the Galilee plan to encourage Jewish settlement in the region. Its name is derived from an ancient Jewish settlement in the area and the fact that some of the residents worked as blacksmiths.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Harashim (Temperature: 1995–2010, Precipitation: 1986-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
24.4
(75.9)
32.0
(89.6)
34.1
(93.4)
36.0
(96.8)
37.9
(100.2)
40.0
(104)
39.9
(103.8)
38.1
(100.6)
35.0
(95)
28.3
(82.9)
24.0
(75.2)
40
(104)
Average high °C (°F) 11.3
(52.3)
12.4
(54.3)
15.7
(60.3)
20.0
(68)
24.6
(76.3)
27.1
(80.8)
28.9
(84)
29.3
(84.7)
27.7
(81.9)
24.5
(76.1)
18.5
(65.3)
13.5
(56.3)
21.13
(70.02)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
8.8
(47.8)
11.3
(52.3)
14.7
(58.5)
18.8
(65.8)
21.5
(70.7)
23.4
(74.1)
23.7
(74.7)
22.1
(71.8)
19.3
(66.7)
14.5
(58.1)
10.3
(50.5)
16.38
(61.48)
Average low °C (°F) 5.0
(41)
5.1
(41.2)
6.9
(44.4)
9.5
(49.1)
13.0
(55.4)
16.0
(60.8)
18.0
(64.4)
18.2
(64.8)
16.4
(61.5)
14.1
(57.4)
10.4
(50.7)
7.2
(45)
11.65
(52.98)
Record low °C (°F) −5.0
(23)
−5.0
(23)
−0.6
(30.9)
−2.2
(28)
3.5
(38.3)
8.6
(47.5)
12.2
(54)
12.6
(54.7)
11.0
(51.8)
4.6
(40.3)
−0.2
(31.6)
−2.8
(27)
−5
(23)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 238
(9.37)
190
(7.48)
114
(4.49)
38
(1.5)
12.2
(0.48)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
3.4
(0.134)
37
(1.46)
122
(4.8)
202
(7.95)
956.6
(37.664)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 15 13 10 5 2.4 0.4 0.2 0 0.9 5 8 12 71.9
Source: Israel Meteorological Service[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Temperature average". Israel Meteorological Service. Retrieved December 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)(in Hebrew)
  3. ^ "Precipitation average". Retrieved 12 July 2011. (in Hebrew)