Macusani

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Macusani
Town
Macusani is located in Peru
Macusani
Macusani
Coordinates: 14°4′9″S 70°25′52″W / 14.06917°S 70.43111°W / -14.06917; -70.43111
Country  Peru
Region Puno
Province Carabaya
District Macusani
Government
 • Mayor Augusto Ronald Gutiérrez Rodrigo (2011-2014)
Elevation 4,315 m (14,157 ft)
Population 11,707
Time zone PET (UTC-5)

Macusani is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Carabaya in the region Puno.

Climate[edit]

Due to the extreme altitude Macusani is a tundra climate and there are very low temperatures, even during the warmest month of the year. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as ET. The temperature here averages 5.0 °C. The rainfall here averages 726 mm.

Climate data for Macusani
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13.7
(56.7)
13.1
(55.6)
13.4
(56.1)
13.7
(56.7)
13.6
(56.5)
13.4
(56.1)
13.3
(55.9)
14.4
(57.9)
14.7
(58.5)
15.8
(60.4)
15.5
(59.9)
13.8
(56.8)
14.03
(57.26)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
6.7
(44.1)
6.7
(44.1)
5.7
(42.3)
3.9
(39)
1.5
(34.7)
1.5
(34.7)
2.8
(37)
5.2
(41.4)
6.3
(43.3)
6.4
(43.5)
6.4
(43.5)
4.99
(40.98)
Average low °C (°F) 0.0
(32)
−0.4
(31.3)
-0.0
(32)
−2.3
(27.9)
−5.8
(21.6)
−10.4
(13.3)
−10.2
(13.6)
−8.8
(16.2)
−4.3
(24.3)
−3.1
(26.4)
−2.7
(27.1)
-0.0
(32)
−4
(24.81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 129
(5.08)
119
(4.69)
119
(4.69)
45
(1.77)
18
(0.71)
5
(0.2)
7
(0.28)
14
(0.55)
38
(1.5)
54
(2.13)
70
(2.76)
108
(4.25)
726
(28.61)
Source: Climate-data.org[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate: Macusani". Retrieved 2 November 2014. 

Coordinates: 14°4′9″S 70°25′52″W / 14.06917°S 70.43111°W / -14.06917; -70.43111