Malung

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Malung
Central Malung
Central Malung
Malung is located in Dalarna
Malung
Malung
Malung is located in Sweden
Malung
Malung
Coordinates: 60°41′N 13°44′E / 60.683°N 13.733°E / 60.683; 13.733Coordinates: 60°41′N 13°44′E / 60.683°N 13.733°E / 60.683; 13.733
Country Sweden
Province Dalarna
County Dalarna County
Municipality Malung-Sälen Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 9.39 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 5,126
 • Density 546/km2 (1,410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Malung is a locality and the seat of Malung-Sälen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5,126 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Overview[edit]

Malung is home to Malungs Folkhögskola, a few kilometers outside downtown. Specialized courses include folk music, dance, mountaineering and health. Malung is also where the first DreamHack[2] event took place.

Climate[edit]

Malung has a relatively moderate subarctic climate not far below continental. In comparison with areas further east in the county like Falun, temperatures are generally chilly. Cold extremes in particular are very cold by standards this far south in the country.

Climate data for Malung (2002-2015; extremes since 1916; precipitation 1961-1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
11.1
(52)
16.4
(61.5)
24.5
(76.1)
27.6
(81.7)
31.4
(88.5)
31.4
(88.5)
32.1
(89.8)
27.0
(80.6)
20.3
(68.5)
14.1
(57.4)
10.1
(50.2)
32.1
(89.8)
Average high °C (°F) −2.9
(26.8)
−1.4
(29.5)
3.5
(38.3)
9.6
(49.3)
14.7
(58.5)
18.9
(66)
21.4
(70.5)
19.5
(67.1)
15.5
(59.9)
7.7
(45.9)
2.3
(36.1)
−1.6
(29.1)
8.9
(48)
Daily mean °C (°F) −6.6
(20.1)
−5.7
(21.7)
−2.0
(28.4)
3.8
(38.8)
8.6
(47.5)
12.7
(54.9)
15.5
(59.9)
14.0
(57.2)
9.7
(49.5)
3.6
(38.5)
−0.8
(30.6)
−5.4
(22.3)
4.0
(39.2)
Average low °C (°F) −10.3
(13.5)
−10.1
(13.8)
−7.5
(18.5)
−2.0
(28.4)
2.6
(36.7)
6.5
(43.7)
9.7
(49.5)
8.4
(47.1)
3.9
(39)
−0.5
(31.1)
−4.0
(24.8)
−9.1
(15.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
Record low °C (°F) −39.3
(−38.7)
−39.4
(−38.9)
−35.6
(−32.1)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−12.4
(9.7)
−5.4
(22.3)
−1.7
(28.9)
−3.2
(26.2)
−10.2
(13.6)
−21.7
(−7.1)
−34.0
(−29.2)
−38.0
(−36.4)
−39.4
(−38.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 45.4
(1.787)
33.7
(1.327)
37.5
(1.476)
43.9
(1.728)
56.0
(2.205)
74.4
(2.929)
95.4
(3.756)
78.3
(3.083)
81.8
(3.22)
70.0
(2.756)
63.7
(2.508)
49.6
(1.953)
729.8
(28.732)
Source #1: SMHI precipitation average 1961-1990[3]
Source #2: SMHI climate data 2002-2014[4]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Dreamhack
  3. ^ "SMHI precipitation average 1961-1990" (in Swedish). Swedish Metereological and Hydrological Institute (Malung code 10 341). 
  4. ^ "SMHI climate data 2002-2015". SMHI. March 9, 2016. 

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