Santiago Papasquiaro

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Santiago Papasquiaro
Municipal Seat and City
Coat of arms of Santiago Papasquiaro
Santiago Papasquiaro is located in Mexico
Santiago Papasquiaro
Santiago Papasquiaro
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°02′38″N 105°25′09″W / 25.04389°N 105.41917°W / 25.04389; -105.41917
Country Mexico
StateDurango
MunicipalitySantiago Papasquiaro
Area
 • Total7,238 km2 (2,794 sq mi)
Elevation
1,750 m (5,742 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total26,121
Area code(s)674

Santiago Papasquiaro is a city located in a valley situated on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Madre Occidental in the state of Durango, Mexico. As of 2010, the city of Santiago Papasquiaro had a population of 26,121,[1] while the municipality has a census population of 48,482 as of 2015.[2] It is the fourth largest community in the state in terms of population, and is the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. The municipality has an area of 7,238.4 km² (2,794.76 sq mi).

During the past few years, the city's infrastructure has improved vastly. Agriculture is a vital part of the city's economy. Santiago Papasquiaro is also the home of Mexican Army's 71st Infantry Battalion barracks.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Santiago Papasquiaro (1951–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.5
(86.9)
34.5
(94.1)
35.0
(95.0)
37.0
(98.6)
38.5
(101.3)
39.0
(102.2)
39.0
(102.2)
37.0
(98.6)
35.0
(95.0)
35.0
(95.0)
33.0
(91.4)
31.0
(87.8)
39.0
(102.2)
Average high °C (°F) 20.9
(69.6)
24.0
(75.2)
27.4
(81.3)
30.6
(87.1)
32.9
(91.2)
33.5
(92.3)
30.7
(87.3)
29.5
(85.1)
28.4
(83.1)
27.2
(81.0)
24.0
(75.2)
21.0
(69.8)
27.5
(81.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.4
(52.5)
13.6
(56.5)
16.3
(61.3)
19.7
(67.5)
22.6
(72.7)
24.2
(75.6)
22.7
(72.9)
21.9
(71.4)
20.7
(69.3)
17.7
(63.9)
13.8
(56.8)
11.6
(52.9)
18.0
(64.4)
Average low °C (°F) 1.8
(35.2)
3.1
(37.6)
5.2
(41.4)
8.8
(47.8)
12.2
(54.0)
14.9
(58.8)
14.8
(58.6)
14.3
(57.7)
13.0
(55.4)
8.2
(46.8)
3.5
(38.3)
2.2
(36.0)
8.5
(47.3)
Record low °C (°F) −9.5
(14.9)
−9.0
(15.8)
−6.0
(21.2)
−4.0
(24.8)
1.0
(33.8)
4.0
(39.2)
2.0
(35.6)
1.0
(33.8)
1.0
(33.8)
−2.0
(28.4)
−7.0
(19.4)
−10.0
(14.0)
−10.0
(14.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.9
(0.74)
6.0
(0.24)
4.1
(0.16)
6.7
(0.26)
18.3
(0.72)
81.2
(3.20)
159.2
(6.27)
165.6
(6.52)
100.4
(3.95)
33.3
(1.31)
13.5
(0.53)
10.9
(0.43)
618.1
(24.33)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.5 1.3 0.8 1.1 2.9 8.9 16.7 16.9 10.8 4.8 1.3 2.1 70.1
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[3][4]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Santiago Papasquiaro". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Número de habitantes. Durango".
  3. ^ "Estado de Durango-Estacion: Santiago Papasquiaro (SMN)". Normales Climatologicas 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorologico Nacional. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Extreme Temperatures and Precipitation for Santiago Papasquiaro (SMN) 1938–2009" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 1 July 2016.

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Coordinates: 25°02′38″N 105°25′09″W / 25.04389°N 105.41917°W / 25.04389; -105.41917