Palmeira dos Índios

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Palmeira dos Índios
Municipality
Palmeiras dos ìndios.jpg
Flag of Palmeira dos Índios
Flag
Coat of arms of Palmeira dos Índios
Coat of arms
Location of Palmeira dos Índios in the State of Alagoas
Location of Palmeira dos Índios in the State of Alagoas
Palmeira dos Índios is located in Brazil
Palmeira dos Índios
Palmeira dos Índios
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 9°24′25″S 36°37′40″W / 9.40694°S 36.62778°W / -9.40694; -36.62778Coordinates: 9°24′25″S 36°37′40″W / 9.40694°S 36.62778°W / -9.40694; -36.62778
Country Brazil
StateAlagoas
MesoregionAgreste Alagoano
MicroregionPalmeira dos Índios
Founded1835
Government
 • MayorJulio Cézar
Area
 • Total460.610 km2 (177.843 sq mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Population
 (2010.[1])
 • Total70,434
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Palmeirenses
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
WebsiteOfficial website

Palmeira dos Índios is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. As of 2010, it has a population of around 70,000.

The city is situated on Alagoas backwood region. The Brazilian writer, Graciliano Ramos, was its mayor in 1927. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Palmeira dos Índios (1981–2010, extremes 1961–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 38.9
(102.0)
37.9
(100.2)
37.4
(99.3)
36.9
(98.4)
36.4
(97.5)
33.0
(91.4)
30.8
(87.4)
32.8
(91.0)
35.3
(95.5)
38.8
(101.8)
37.8
(100.0)
38.7
(101.7)
38.9
(102.0)
Average high °C (°F) 33.2
(91.8)
33.2
(91.8)
32.9
(91.2)
31.1
(88.0)
29.2
(84.6)
27.0
(80.6)
26.5
(79.7)
26.8
(80.2)
28.7
(83.7)
31.3
(88.3)
32.9
(91.2)
33.4
(92.1)
30.5
(86.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
25.6
(78.1)
24.3
(75.7)
22.9
(73.2)
22.1
(71.8)
22.1
(71.8)
23.0
(73.4)
24.7
(76.5)
25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
24.7
(76.5)
Average low °C (°F) 21.3
(70.3)
21.5
(70.7)
21.8
(71.2)
21.2
(70.2)
20.4
(68.7)
19.6
(67.3)
18.7
(65.7)
18.5
(65.3)
18.8
(65.8)
19.9
(67.8)
20.8
(69.4)
21.3
(70.3)
20.3
(68.5)
Record low °C (°F) 15.1
(59.2)
15.0
(59.0)
15.6
(60.1)
15.4
(59.7)
14.7
(58.5)
12.4
(54.3)
14.8
(58.6)
14.3
(57.7)
10.8
(51.4)
16.2
(61.2)
14.6
(58.3)
15.7
(60.3)
10.8
(51.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 38.5
(1.52)
42.9
(1.69)
68.2
(2.69)
99.0
(3.90)
131.0
(5.16)
167.7
(6.60)
134.2
(5.28)
86.6
(3.41)
41.8
(1.65)
19.0
(0.75)
15.9
(0.63)
33.4
(1.31)
878.2
(34.57)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 4 4 6 10 14 18 19 14 7 3 2 3 104
Average relative humidity (%) 66.9 67.3 69.6 76.3 80.8 84.9 84.7 82.8 77.1 70.8 66.3 65.8 74.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 253.1 221.2 230.7 205.7 186.4 147.0 161.1 177.8 223.4 269.0 282.9 279.3 2,637.6
Source #1: Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia[2]
Source #2: Meteo Climat (record highs and lows)[3]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ "Normais Climatológicas Do Brasil 1981–2010" (in Portuguese). Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Station Palmeira dos Indios" (in French). Meteo Climat. Retrieved 21 October 2018.

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