Nama (island)

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Nama is located in Pacific Ocean
Nama
Nama
Location of Nama Island in the Pacific Ocean
NASA picture of Nama Island

Nama or Nema is an island and municipality in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.[1]

It is a 1.5 km long and 0.5 km wide island part of the Eastern Islands or Upper Mortlock Islands group, located about 60 km to the ESE of Chuuk and 13 km NW of Losap.[2] Nama is densely populated despite its small size. It had 995 inhabitants in the 2000 census.[3]

Climate[edit]

Has a Tropical monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification:Aw) that border on a hot desert climate.

Climate data for Nama
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32
(90)
34
(93)
36
(97)
37
(99)
38
(100)
39
(102)
40
(104)
39
(102)
38
(100)
36
(97)
35
(95)
33
(91)
36.42
(97.56)
Daily mean °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
34
(93)
34
(93)
35
(95)
38
(100)
38
(100)
37
(99)
36
(97)
33
(91)
32
(90)
29
(84)
33.75
(92.75)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
28
(82)
31
(88)
32
(90)
34
(93)
36
(97)
36
(97)
35
(95)
33
(91)
30
(86)
29
(84)
27
(81)
31.42
(88.56)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
0.12
(0.0047)
1
(0.04)
0.65
(0.0256)
55
(2.17)
218
(8.58)
320
(12.6)
165
(6.5)
25
(0.98)
2
(0.08)
0.33
(0.013)
0.15
(0.0059)
787.25
(30.9941)
Source: Micronesian National Institute of Meteorology

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statoids.com, retrieved December 8, 2010
  2. ^ Oceandots - Nama at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
  3. ^ Chuuk State Census Report, 2000

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°59′30″N 152°34′29″E / 6.9918°N 152.5746°E / 6.9918; 152.5746