Kalasin

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Kalasin
กาฬสินธุ์
Town
Location in Thailand
Location in Thailand
Kalasin
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 16°26′3″N 103°30′33″E / 16.43417°N 103.50917°E / 16.43417; 103.50917
Country Thailand
Province Kalasin Province
Founded 1937
Government
 • Mayor Jaruwat Bunpherm
Area
 • Total 16.96 km2 (6.55 sq mi)
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 34,429
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code 46000
Area code(s) (+66) 43

Kalasin (Thai: กาฬสินธุ์) is a town (thesaban mueang) in northeast Thailand, the capital of Kalasin Province.[2] As of 2015, it has a population of 34,429[1] It covers the whole tambon Kalasin of the Mueang Kalasin District, an area of 16.96 km2. Kalasin lies 510 kilometers north-northeast of Bangkok.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kalasin (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.3
(97.3)
38.3
(100.9)
40.8
(105.4)
41.5
(106.7)
42.3
(108.1)
38.6
(101.5)
37.1
(98.8)
35.6
(96.1)
35.3
(95.5)
35.0
(95)
35.5
(95.9)
35.9
(96.6)
42.3
(108.1)
Average high °C (°F) 30.4
(86.7)
32.6
(90.7)
34.6
(94.3)
35.7
(96.3)
34.1
(93.4)
33.2
(91.8)
32.5
(90.5)
31.8
(89.2)
31.5
(88.7)
31.6
(88.9)
30.6
(87.1)
29.4
(84.9)
32.3
(90.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.1
(75.4)
26.1
(79)
28.7
(83.7)
30.1
(86.2)
29.5
(85.1)
29.3
(84.7)
28.8
(83.8)
28.2
(82.8)
27.9
(82.2)
27.5
(81.5)
25.6
(78.1)
23.9
(75)
27.5
(81.5)
Average low °C (°F) 17.3
(63.1)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
24.8
(76.6)
25.1
(77.2)
24.9
(76.8)
24.7
(76.5)
24.3
(75.7)
23.0
(73.4)
19.7
(67.5)
17.2
(63)
22.3
(72.1)
Record low °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
10.2
(50.4)
13.3
(55.9)
20.1
(68.2)
20.1
(68.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.2
(72)
21.7
(71.1)
20.5
(68.9)
15.4
(59.7)
12.0
(53.6)
5.5
(41.9)
5.5
(41.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 3.4
(0.134)
13.4
(0.528)
47.1
(1.854)
80.3
(3.161)
190.1
(7.484)
232.8
(9.165)
238.0
(9.37)
266.5
(10.492)
221.8
(8.732)
90.3
(3.555)
21.1
(0.831)
2.3
(0.091)
1,407.1
(55.398)
Average rainy days 1.2 2.7 5.0 8.3 15.7 15.5 17.1 19.1 16.5 8.3 3.1 0.6 113.1
Average relative humidity (%) 66 65 65 69 76 78 80 83 83 77 70 67 73
Mean monthly sunshine hours 275.9 259.9 275.9 243.0 198.4 156.0 161.2 117.8 144.0 198.4 252.0 257.3 2,539.8
Mean daily sunshine hours 8.9 9.2 8.9 8.1 6.4 5.2 5.2 3.8 4.8 6.4 8.4 8.3 7.0
Source #1: Thai Meteorological Department[3]
Source #2: Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department (sun and humidity)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Department of provincial administration Archived August 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Kalasin". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Climatological Data for the Period 1981–2010". Thai Meteorological Department. p. 11. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "ปริมาณการใช้น้ำของพืชอ้างอิงโดยวิธีของ Penman Monteith (Reference Crop Evapotranspiration by Penman Monteith)" (PDF) (in Thai). Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department. p. 52. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 16°26′3″N 103°30′33″E / 16.43417°N 103.50917°E / 16.43417; 103.50917