Higuera de Zaragoza

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Higuera de Zaragoza (locally: [iˈɣeɾa ðe saɾaˈɣosa]) is a city in the municipality of Ahome in the northwestern part of the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. It lies at latitude 25° 59' N, longitude 109° 20' W at an elevation of 9 meters above sea level. It is located on the Gulf of California between Agiabampo and Topolobampo, near Las Grullas. The community had a 2005 census population of 8,976 inhabitants and is the third-largest town in the municipality, after Los Mochis and Ahome.

The city is the birthplace of Major League baseball pitcher Dennys Reyes. [1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Higuera de Zaragoza (1951–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.0
(96.8)
36.5
(97.7)
38.0
(100.4)
39.5
(103.1)
40.0
(104)
42.0
(107.6)
44.0
(111.2)
44.5
(112.1)
43.0
(109.4)
43.0
(109.4)
38.5
(101.3)
39.0
(102.2)
44.5
(112.1)
Average high °C (°F) 24.7
(76.5)
26.2
(79.2)
28.2
(82.8)
30.9
(87.6)
33.6
(92.5)
36.1
(97)
37.1
(98.8)
36.8
(98.2)
36.0
(96.8)
34.0
(93.2)
29.5
(85.1)
25.1
(77.2)
31.5
(88.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.8
(64)
18.7
(65.7)
20.0
(68)
22.3
(72.1)
25.1
(77.2)
28.8
(83.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.9
(87.6)
30.1
(86.2)
27.2
(81)
22.3
(72.1)
18.4
(65.1)
24.4
(75.9)
Average low °C (°F) 10.9
(51.6)
11.2
(52.2)
11.8
(53.2)
13.8
(56.8)
16.6
(61.9)
21.5
(70.7)
24.8
(76.6)
24.9
(76.8)
24.2
(75.6)
20.3
(68.5)
15.0
(59)
11.7
(53.1)
17.2
(63)
Record low °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
2.0
(35.6)
4.5
(40.1)
6.5
(43.7)
8.0
(46.4)
11.5
(52.7)
19.0
(66.2)
19.5
(67.1)
17.5
(63.5)
12.0
(53.6)
5.5
(41.9)
1.6
(34.9)
1.6
(34.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 16.9
(0.665)
11.3
(0.445)
4.2
(0.165)
0.5
(0.02)
0.8
(0.031)
1.5
(0.059)
43.4
(1.709)
89.7
(3.531)
87.3
(3.437)
31.5
(1.24)
15.2
(0.598)
21.1
(0.831)
323.4
(12.732)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.7 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3 4.8 6.9 4.4 1.8 1.3 2.1 25.5
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estado de Sinaloa-Estacion: Higuera de Zaragoza". Normales Climatologicas 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorologico Nacional. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Extreme Temperatures and Precipitation for Higuera de Zaragoza 1963–2005" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°57′N 109°17′W / 25.950°N 109.283°W / 25.950; -109.283