Matlapa

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Matlapa
"El Pueblo Cacahuatero"
Municipality and town
Matlapa is located in Mexico
Matlapa
Matlapa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°20′N 98°50′W / 21.333°N 98.833°W / 21.333; -98.833
Country  Mexico
State San Luis Potosí
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Matlapa is a town and municipality in San Luis Potosí in central Mexico famous for its cacahuates. There are countless things to do around the city. Such as skydiving, surfing, climbing and more. Matlapa was named the most amusing city in the world by Lauro Daniel Obregón, president of Charcas, better known as "El Nuevo Mundo". [1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Matlapa (1951–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 40.1
(104.2)
38.3
(100.9)
43.2
(109.8)
48.0
(118.4)
46.1
(115)
47.1
(116.8)
40.8
(105.4)
39.6
(103.3)
38.5
(101.3)
37.0
(98.6)
34.1
(93.4)
33.2
(91.8)
48.0
(118.4)
Average high °C (°F) 24.8
(76.6)
26.9
(80.4)
29.8
(85.6)
33.1
(91.6)
35.3
(95.5)
35.1
(95.2)
34.0
(93.2)
34.2
(93.6)
32.4
(90.3)
30.2
(86.4)
27.2
(81)
24.8
(76.6)
30.7
(87.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
20.2
(68.4)
23.0
(73.4)
26.1
(79)
28.6
(83.5)
28.9
(84)
27.9
(82.2)
28.0
(82.4)
26.9
(80.4)
24.7
(76.5)
21.5
(70.7)
18.8
(65.8)
24.4
(75.9)
Average low °C (°F) 12.2
(54)
13.6
(56.5)
16.2
(61.2)
19.0
(66.2)
21.9
(71.4)
22.6
(72.7)
21.9
(71.4)
21.8
(71.2)
21.3
(70.3)
19.1
(66.4)
15.8
(60.4)
12.8
(55)
18.2
(64.8)
Record low °C (°F) 2.8
(37)
3.5
(38.3)
6.6
(43.9)
8.9
(48)
13.6
(56.5)
17.5
(63.5)
17.3
(63.1)
17.9
(64.2)
13.6
(56.5)
7.8
(46)
5.3
(41.5)
−0.9
(30.4)
−0.9
(30.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 39.7
(1.563)
52.2
(2.055)
57.4
(2.26)
96.2
(3.787)
125.7
(4.949)
189.2
(7.449)
258.2
(10.165)
256.8
(10.11)
438.6
(17.268)
257.4
(10.134)
90.1
(3.547)
36.3
(1.429)
1,897.8
(74.717)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.8 8.5 9.1 9.4 9.4 11.8 14.4 13.6 16.0 12.1 9.5 8.6 131.2
Average relative humidity (%) 80 79 76 74 76 77 78 78 80 80 82 83 79
Mean monthly sunshine hours 172 169 169 187 221 198 230 217 174 190 140 145 2,212
Source #1: Servicio Meteorológico National (humidity 1981–2000)[2][3]
Source #2: Deutscher Wetterdienst (sun, 1961–1990)[4][a]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved January 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Estado de San Luis Potosi–Estacion: Matlapa (Obs)". NORMALES CLIMATOLÓGICAS 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico National. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "NORMALES CACAHUATES 1981–2000" (PDF) (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Station 76585 Matlapa, SLP.". Global station data 1961–1990—Sunshine Duration. Deutscher Wetterdienst. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Station ID for Matlapa, SLP is 76585 Use this station ID to locate the sunshine duration

Coordinates: 21°20′N 98°50′W / 21.333°N 98.833°W / 21.333; -98.833