Patos

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Patos
Municipality
Vista Parcial da Cidade de Patos-PB
Vista Parcial da Cidade de Patos-PB
Flag of Patos
Flag
Official seal of Patos
Seal
Motto: "Sun's residence"
Location of Patos in the Paraíba
Location of Patos in the Paraíba
Patos is located in Brazil
Patos
Patos
Location of Patos in the Brazil
Coordinates: 7°01′28″S 37°16′48″W / 7.02444°S 37.28000°W / -7.02444; -37.28000Coordinates: 7°01′28″S 37°16′48″W / 7.02444°S 37.28000°W / -7.02444; -37.28000
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Paraíba
Mesoregion Sertao Paraibano
Government
 • Mayor Francisca Gomes Araújo Motta (PMDB)
Area
 • Municipality 513 km2 (198 sq mi)
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Population
 • Municipality 104,716
 • Metro 232,331
Time zone UTC -3
Website www.patos.pb.gov.br (Portuguese)

Patos is a municipality in the state of Paraíba in the Northeast Region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4] Its population is 104 716 inhabitants (IBGE, 2013).

Esporte and Nacional are the two city's football clubs, They play in Municipal Stadium José Cavalcanti. There are four multisports gyms: the Rivaldão, AABB, Sesc and Sesi.

Patos, Brazil

Climate[edit]

The city of Patos experiences a tropical hot semi-arid climate (Köppen BSh) with a short rainy season from February to April. During this period when the equatorial rainband associated with the highly seasonalized positioning of the Intertropical Convergence Zone is over the city, warm to hot temperatures and abundant equatorial rainfall prevail. Conversely, the dry season dominates the remaining majority of the year, with abundant sunshine prevalent from May to January. The wettest month is March with an average monthly total of 213 mm (8.38 in) of precipitation, while the driest month is September with an average total of average precipitation total of 1 mm (0.04 in).

Climate data for Patos
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 39.1
(102.4)
38.9
(102)
39.6
(103.3)
38.5
(101.3)
38
(100)
37
(99)
35.7
(96.3)
37.1
(98.8)
38.5
(101.3)
39.8
(103.6)
39.5
(103.1)
39.5
(103.1)
39.8
(103.6)
Average high °C (°F) 32.0
(89.6)
31.7
(89.1)
31.2
(88.2)
30.1
(86.2)
28.7
(83.7)
27.4
(81.3)
27.0
(80.6)
27.6
(81.7)
29.5
(85.1)
31.0
(87.8)
31.7
(89.1)
32.0
(89.6)
30.0
(86)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.5
(79.7)
25.9
(78.6)
25.0
(77)
24.0
(75.2)
23.3
(73.9)
23.5
(74.3)
24.9
(76.8)
25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
26.7
(80.1)
25.5
(77.9)
Average low °C (°F) 21.7
(71.1)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
21.7
(71.1)
21.4
(70.5)
20.6
(69.1)
19.7
(67.5)
19.5
(67.1)
20.3
(68.5)
20.8
(69.4)
21.1
(70)
21.4
(70.5)
21.0
(69.8)
Record low °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
18.3
(64.9)
15.2
(59.4)
18.5
(65.3)
16.8
(62.2)
15.2
(59.4)
9.2
(48.6)
15.1
(59.2)
17.0
(62.6)
18.1
(64.6)
16.2
(61.2)
17.5
(63.5)
9.2
(48.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 66
(2.6)
139
(5.47)
213
(8.39)
177
(6.97)
55
(2.17)
28
(1.1)
12
(0.47)
3
(0.12)
1
(0.04)
4
(0.16)
8
(0.31)
22
(0.87)
728
(28.67)
Average relative humidity (%) 52.3 64 65.6 61.3 55.8 53.8 49.1 46.8 45.7 47.2 48.1 47.4 53.1
Source #1: Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia (temperature records: 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 2013).[5][6]
Source #2: Climate Data (Precipitation and temperature average)[7] and Departamento de Ciências Atmosféricas (relative humidity).[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Série Histórica - Dados Diários - Temperatura Mínima (°C) - Patos". Banco de Dados Meteorológicos para Ensino e Pesquisa. Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "BDMEP - Série Histórica - Dados Diários - Temperatura Máxima (°C) - Patos". Banco de Dados Meteorológicos para Ensino e Pesquisa. Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Clima: Patos". Climate Data. Archived from the original on 30 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Estado: Paraíba - Umidade Relativa do Ar". Departamento de Ciências Atmosféricas. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 

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