Rangamati

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This article is about the town. For the district, see Rangamati Hill District. For the 2008 film, see Rangamati (film). For the ship, see CGS Rangamati.
Rangamati
Rangamatte (Chakma)
Rangamati1.jpg
Nickname(s): Lake City of Bangladesh
Rangamati is located in Bangladesh
Rangamati
Rangamati
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°38′N 92°12′E / 22.633°N 92.200°E / 22.633; 92.200
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Rangamati District
Government
 • Pouroshava Mayor Habibur Rahman
 • Chakma Raja (Chakma Circle Chief) Devasish Roy
Elevation 14 m (49 ft)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) BDST (UTC)
Postal Code 4500
Area code(s) 0351

Rangamati (Chakma: 𑄢𑄋𑄟𑄖𑄳𑄡, is the administrative headquarters of Rangamati Hill District in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. It is also a Capital city of Chittagong Hill Tracts. The town is located at 22°37'60N 92°12'0E and has an altitude of 14 metres (49 feet).[1] The district is administered by an office named as District Administration, Rangamati

From Chittagong a 77 km road leads to Rangamati. The township is located on the western bank of the Kaptai lake. Rangamati is a holiday destination because of its landscape, scenic beauty, lake, colourful indigenous groups (Chakma, Marma etc.), its flora and fauna, indigenous museum, hanging bridge etc.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Khulna
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.7
(78.3)
28.5
(83.3)
32.0
(89.6)
33.0
(91.4)
32.7
(90.9)
31.2
(88.2)
30.5
(86.9)
31.0
(87.8)
31.5
(88.7)
31.4
(88.5)
29.1
(84.4)
26.2
(79.2)
30.2
(86.4)
Average low °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.9
(60.6)
20.0
(68)
22.9
(73.2)
24.0
(75.2)
24.9
(76.8)
24.8
(76.6)
24.9
(76.8)
24.8
(76.6)
23.9
(75)
20.6
(69.1)
16.0
(60.8)
21.4
(70.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.1
(0.201)
24.3
(0.957)
62.1
(2.445)
147.9
(5.823)
319.7
(12.587)
504.8
(19.874)
572.6
(22.543)
435.2
(17.134)
259.6
(10.22)
152.2
(5.992)
55.7
(2.193)
9.5
(0.374)
2,548.7
(100.343)
Average precipitation days 1 2 3 8 13 18 21 20 15 8 4 1 114
Average relative humidity (%) 77 69 67 72 78 84 85 85 85 84 82 81 79
Source: Bangladesh Meteorological Department[2][3][4][5][6]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Location of Rangamati - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ "Monthly Maximum Temperature". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Monthly Minimum Temperature". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Normal Monthly Rainfall". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Normal Monthly Rainy Day". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Normal Monthly Humidity". Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 

Coordinates: 22°38′0″N 92°12′0″E / 22.63333°N 92.20000°E / 22.63333; 92.20000