La Misión, Baja California

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La Misión
La Mision, BC, Mexico.jpg
La Misión is located in Mexico
La Misión
La Misión
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 32°05′34″N 116°51′08″W / 32.09278°N 116.85222°W / 32.09278; -116.85222
Country  Mexico
State Baja California
Municipality Ensenada
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 920
 • Urban 0
Time zone Northwest US Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Northwest (UTC-7)

La Misión or Misión de San Miguel is a village in Baja California located on Mexican Federal Highway 1 approximately 2 km south of Poco Cielo hotel on the Gold Coast of the Baja California peninsula. The census of 2010 reported a population of 920 inhabitants. The small town of Primo Tapia, located 15 km north, is the closest town to La Misión. Puerto Nuevo, known for their lobster restaurants, is 20 km north of the village. La Mision is so small, it's often simply referred to as "K-44" or "kilometro 44", which is its nearest highway marker. The port city of Ensenada is 50 km south of La Misión while the town of Rosarito is 40 km north.

The ruins of Misión San Miguel Arcángel de la Frontera can be found near the center of the village.

Coordinates: 32°05′34″N 116°51′08″W / 32.09278°N 116.85222°W / 32.09278; -116.85222

Climate[edit]

Climate data for La Misión
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.0
(95)
32.0
(89.6)
35.0
(95)
39.0
(102.2)
39.0
(102.2)
39.0
(102.2)
35.0
(95)
40.0
(104)
41.0
(105.8)
38.0
(100.4)
39.0
(102.2)
34.0
(93.2)
41.0
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
20.5
(68.9)
20.8
(69.4)
21.7
(71.1)
22.9
(73.2)
24.0
(75.2)
26.1
(79)
26.9
(80.4)
26.6
(79.9)
25.0
(77)
23.2
(73.8)
20.4
(68.7)
23.3
(73.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
13.6
(56.5)
14.4
(57.9)
15.5
(59.9)
17.7
(63.9)
19.3
(66.7)
21.5
(70.7)
21.8
(71.2)
20.8
(69.4)
18.5
(65.3)
15.5
(59.9)
12.9
(55.2)
17.1
(62.8)
Average low °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
6.7
(44.1)
7.9
(46.2)
9.4
(48.9)
12.5
(54.5)
14.5
(58.1)
16.9
(62.4)
16.6
(61.9)
15.0
(59)
12.0
(53.6)
7.9
(46.2)
5.3
(41.5)
10.9
(51.6)
Record low °C (°F) −1.0
(30.2)
0.0
(32)
2.0
(35.6)
4.0
(39.2)
4.0
(39.2)
6.0
(42.8)
9.0
(48.2)
9.0
(48.2)
8.0
(46.4)
5.0
(41)
0.0
(32)
−2.0
(28.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 45.5
(1.791)
82.5
(3.248)
29.7
(1.169)
18.6
(0.732)
4.7
(0.185)
0.7
(0.028)
0.5
(0.02)
0.0
(0)
2.0
(0.079)
24.9
(0.98)
16.6
(0.654)
58.9
(2.319)
284.6
(11.205)
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estado de Baja California-Estacion: La Misión". Normales Climatologicas 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorologico Nacional. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 

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