Poindimié

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Poindimié
Poindimié Beach
Poindimié Beach
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°56′59″S 165°19′45″E / 20.9496°S 165.3293°E / -20.9496; 165.3293Coordinates: 20°56′59″S 165°19′45″E / 20.9496°S 165.3293°E / -20.9496; 165.3293
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Paul Néaoutyine
Area1 673.1 km2 (259.9 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 4,824
 • Density 7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 82.2%
Europeans 13.1%
Polynesians 0.9%
Other 3.8%
INSEE/Postal code 98822 / 98822
Elevation 0–1,385 m (0–4,544 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 ft)

1 New Caledonia Land Register (DITTT) data, which exclude lakes and ponds larger than 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) as well as the estuaries of rivers.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Poindimié is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ponerihouen
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(83)
28
(82)
27
(80)
26
(78)
24
(75)
23
(74)
23
(74)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
27
(81)
25.8
(78.3)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(74)
24
(75)
23
(74)
22
(72)
21
(69)
19
(66)
18
(65)
18
(64)
18
(65)
20
(68)
21
(70)
22
(72)
20.8
(69.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 368
(14.5)
315
(12.4)
396
(15.6)
230
(9)
150
(6)
211
(8.3)
145
(5.7)
99
(3.9)
97
(3.8)
114
(4.5)
191
(7.5)
198
(7.8)
2,514
(99)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Ponerihouen, New Caledonia". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.