Las Matas de Farfán

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Las Matas de Farfán
Las Matas de Farfán is located in the Dominican Republic
Las Matas de Farfán
Las Matas de Farfán
Las Matas de Farfán in the Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 18°52′12″N 71°31′12″W / 18.87000°N 71.52000°W / 18.87000; -71.52000Coordinates: 18°52′12″N 71°31′12″W / 18.87000°N 71.52000°W / 18.87000; -71.52000
Country Dominican Republic
ProvinceSan Juan
Area
 • Total636.64 km2 (245.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Total70,586
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Municipal Districts
2

Las Matas de Farfán is a town in the San Juan Province, Dominican Republic. It is the birthplace of a number of current and former Major League Baseball players including Jean Segura, Juan Encarnación, Roberto Novoa, Odalis Perez, Ramón Santiago, and Valerio de los Santos. During the 1822–44 Haitian occupation, the town was officially designated as Las-Mathas.


Climate[edit]

Climate data for Las Matas de Farfán (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.8
(100.0)
38.8
(101.8)
38.0
(100.4)
39.0
(102.2)
38.5
(101.3)
38.5
(101.3)
38.7
(101.7)
38.5
(101.3)
38.2
(100.8)
38.2
(100.8)
38.0
(100.4)
38.3
(100.9)
39.0
(102.2)
Average high °C (°F) 31.1
(88.0)
31.9
(89.4)
33.0
(91.4)
33.6
(92.5)
33.5
(92.3)
34.2
(93.6)
34.5
(94.1)
34.4
(93.9)
33.5
(92.3)
32.4
(90.3)
31.3
(88.3)
30.4
(86.7)
32.8
(91.0)
Average low °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
16.2
(61.2)
17.3
(63.1)
18.3
(64.9)
19.2
(66.6)
19.6
(67.3)
19.2
(66.6)
19.3
(66.7)
19.2
(66.6)
19.0
(66.2)
17.7
(63.9)
15.9
(60.6)
18.0
(64.4)
Record low °C (°F) 9.3
(48.7)
10.3
(50.5)
10.5
(50.9)
12.0
(53.6)
14.0
(57.2)
13.0
(55.4)
15.0
(59.0)
15.5
(59.9)
15.2
(59.4)
11.0
(51.8)
11.8
(53.2)
9.5
(49.1)
9.3
(48.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 9.1
(0.36)
10.0
(0.39)
35.0
(1.38)
104.3
(4.11)
164.5
(6.48)
109.7
(4.32)
82.8
(3.26)
125.2
(4.93)
150.1
(5.91)
154.1
(6.07)
53.6
(2.11)
13.3
(0.52)
1,011.7
(39.83)
Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 1.1 1.5 3.0 7.3 11.1 7.1 6.5 8.7 10.2 10.7 4.4 2.0 73.6
Source: NOAA[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica Archived 2009-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  3. ^ "Las M. Farfan Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 18, 2016.