Remada

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Remada
Remada is located in Tunisia
Remada
Remada
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 32°18′22″N 10°22′56″E / 32.30611°N 10.38222°E / 32.30611; 10.38222Coordinates: 32°18′22″N 10°22′56″E / 32.30611°N 10.38222°E / 32.30611; 10.38222
CountryFlag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
GovernorateTataouine Governorate
Government
 • MayorHabib Hefiane (Nidaa Tounes)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total6,315
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)

Remada (Arabic: رمادة) is a town in Tunisia, close to the border with Libya. It is located at around 32°18′22″N 10°22′56″E / 32.30611°N 10.38222°E / 32.30611; 10.38222. Remada was built as a garrison town by the French and is today home to a Tunisian military base.

During the First World War, the French occupied the city and built houses for their soldiers.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Remada (1981–2010, extremes 1950–2017)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
35.3
(95.5)
38.4
(101.1)
41.4
(106.5)
45.0
(113.0)
47.3
(117.1)
48.5
(119.3)
47.3
(117.1)
44.9
(112.8)
40.7
(105.3)
35.3
(95.5)
30.3
(86.5)
48.5
(119.3)
Average high °C (°F) 16.3
(61.3)
18.7
(65.7)
22.2
(72.0)
26.6
(79.9)
31.2
(88.2)
35.2
(95.4)
37.4
(99.3)
37.6
(99.7)
34.0
(93.2)
29.2
(84.6)
22.6
(72.7)
17.5
(63.5)
27.4
(81.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.3
(52.3)
13.1
(55.6)
16.2
(61.2)
19.9
(67.8)
24.0
(75.2)
27.6
(81.7)
29.8
(85.6)
30.2
(86.4)
27.3
(81.1)
23.2
(73.8)
17.3
(63.1)
12.6
(54.7)
21.0
(69.9)
Average low °C (°F) 6.9
(44.4)
7.9
(46.2)
10.5
(50.9)
13.5
(56.3)
17.1
(62.8)
20.4
(68.7)
22.4
(72.3)
23.3
(73.9)
21.4
(70.5)
17.8
(64.0)
12.4
(54.3)
8.2
(46.8)
15.2
(59.3)
Record low °C (°F) −1.4
(29.5)
−4.9
(23.2)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.5
(38.3)
8.1
(46.6)
12.0
(53.6)
14.2
(57.6)
14.7
(58.5)
12.6
(54.7)
6.9
(44.4)
3.0
(37.4)
−5.9
(21.4)
−5.9
(21.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 10.9
(0.43)
8.3
(0.33)
12.5
(0.49)
5.3
(0.21)
4.7
(0.19)
1.1
(0.04)
0.1
(0.00)
0.7
(0.03)
6.1
(0.24)
11.0
(0.43)
9.0
(0.35)
13.0
(0.51)
82.7
(3.25)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 2.0 1.8 2.5 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.3 1.2 1.3 1.7 1.9 15.2
Average relative humidity (%) 62 55 55 53 52 50 49 52 58 58 59 63 56
Mean monthly sunshine hours 201.5 207.2 248.0 261.0 282.1 297.0 350.3 331.7 264.0 241.8 213.0 195.3 3,092.9
Source: Institut National de la Météorologie (precipitation days/humidity/sun 1961–1990)[1][2][3][note 1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Station ID for Remada is 57272511.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les normales climatiques en Tunisie entre 1981 2010" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 19 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Données normales climatiques 1961-1990" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 21 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Les extrêmes climatiques en Tunisie" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Archived from the original on 21 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Réseau des stations météorologiques synoptiques de la Tunisie" (in French). Ministère du Transport. Retrieved 25 January 2020.

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