London, Kiribati

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London can be seen near the North in this diagram.

London (also Ronton in Gilbertese) is the principal settlement on the atoll of Kiritimati (also known as Christmas Island) belonging to Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean.[1] As of 2005 it has a population of 1,829 people, making it the second largest village on Kiritimati and in the whole Line Islands. In the 2010 census the population was 1,879.[2] Only Tabwakea is slightly larger.[2]

The main villages of Kiritimati are Banana, Tabwakea, and London, which are located along the main road on the northern coast of the island, and Poland, which is across the main lagoon to the South.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for London
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32
(89)
33
(91)
33
(92)
33
(92)
34
(93)
32
(90)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
33
(92)
33
(92)
33
(91)
34
(93)
Average high °C (°F) 29
(85)
29
(85)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(87)
31
(87)
30
(86)
31
(87)
31
(87)
31
(87)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30.3
(86.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 27
(80)
27
(80)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(80)
27.1
(80.8)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(76)
24
(76)
24
(76)
24
(76)
24
(76)
25
(77)
24
(76)
24
(75)
24
(76)
24
(75)
24.1
(75.8)
Record low °C (°F) 19
(66)
22
(71)
22
(71)
21
(70)
23
(73)
20
(68)
22
(72)
22
(71)
21
(69)
20
(68)
19
(67)
21
(69)
19
(66)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 3
(1)
7.1
(2.8)
6.4
(2.5)
20.6
(8.1)
8.9
(3.5)
8.1
(3.2)
5
(2)
1.5
(0.6)
0.3
(0.1)
0.3
(0.1)
0.8
(0.3)
1.5
(0.6)
63.5
(24.8)
Average precipitation days 2.4 4.6 6 13.8 6.8 6.1 3 1.8 0.1 0.3 0.7 1.7 47.3
Average relative humidity (%) 77 80 80 83 81 80 78 75 74 74 73 75 77.5
Source: Weatherbase [3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 1°59′00″N 157°28′30″W / 1.98333°N 157.47500°W / 1.98333; -157.47500