Palić

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Palić
Палић
Palics
Town
Water tower
Water tower
Palić is located in Serbia
Palić
Palić
Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District North Bačka
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 7,668
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+381)24, 024
Car plates SU
Website www.palic.rs

Palić (Serbian: Палић or Palić, Hungarian: Palics, Croatian: Palić, Bunjevac: Palić, German: Palitsch) is a town in Serbia, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Subotica, and 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the border between Serbia and Hungary. It is a part of the Subotica Municipality, North Bačka District, autonomous province of Vojvodina. The town has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population numbering 7,745 people (2002 census). Many tourists come to Palić every year because of the Palić lake and spa. There are over 450 guest houses, and even a five-star hotel. It is known for its European film festival which takes place every summer. In 2008 the life achievement award was presented to the British film director Ken Loach.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 6,135
  • 1971: 7,253
  • 1981: 6,974
  • 1991: 7,375
  • 2002: 7,745
Palić lake at sunset

Palić lake[edit]

The Palić lake covers an area of 380 hectares (940 acres), with a 17-kilometre (11 mi) shore line. The average depth of the lake is 2 metres (6 ft 7 in), and there are lots of fish in it. In 1995 the Tisa-Palić canal was opened so that the lake would remain as healthy as it was before in spite of development around the lake.

Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[2]


Climate data for Palic (1981–2010, extremes 1961–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.4
(61.5)
19.9
(67.8)
27.5
(81.5)
28.5
(83.3)
34.0
(93.2)
36.7
(98.1)
38.2
(100.8)
38.0
(100.4)
35.1
(95.2)
29.2
(84.6)
23.0
(73.4)
17.3
(63.1)
38.2
(100.8)
Average high °C (°F) 2.9
(37.2)
5.6
(42.1)
11.2
(52.2)
17.2
(63)
22.8
(73)
25.7
(78.3)
28.0
(82.4)
28.0
(82.4)
23.1
(73.6)
17.4
(63.3)
9.6
(49.3)
3.9
(39)
16.3
(61.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.4
(31.3)
1.3
(34.3)
6.0
(42.8)
11.6
(52.9)
17.3
(63.1)
20.4
(68.7)
22.3
(72.1)
21.7
(71.1)
16.8
(62.2)
11.4
(52.5)
5.4
(41.7)
0.8
(33.4)
11.2
(52.2)
Average low °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−2.4
(27.7)
1.8
(35.2)
6.5
(43.7)
11.6
(52.9)
14.6
(58.3)
16.3
(61.3)
15.8
(60.4)
11.7
(53.1)
6.9
(44.4)
2.1
(35.8)
−1.9
(28.6)
6.6
(43.9)
Record low °C (°F) −25.2
(−13.4)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−4.2
(24.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.7
(38.7)
7.6
(45.7)
6.3
(43.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
−6.1
(21)
−14.3
(6.3)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−25.2
(−13.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33.4
(1.315)
30.3
(1.193)
33.9
(1.335)
44.0
(1.732)
55.5
(2.185)
80.5
(3.169)
57.4
(2.26)
52.2
(2.055)
49.7
(1.957)
39.6
(1.559)
48.1
(1.894)
46.5
(1.831)
571.1
(22.484)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 11 10 10 11 12 12 10 9 10 8 11 13 128
Average snowy days 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 23
Average relative humidity (%) 85 79 71 66 64 64 62 64 70 75 82 87 72
Mean monthly sunshine hours 69.3 113.0 158.5 199.5 259.9 274.0 307.9 283.4 206.1 162.6 94.2 61.8 2,190.3
Source: Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia[3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Palic
  3. ^ "Monthly and annual means, maximum and minimum values of meteorological elements for the period 1981–2010" (in Serbian). Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia. Retrieved February 25, 2017. 

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.

External links[edit]