Shibin El Kom

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Coordinates: 30°33′31″N 31°0′36″E / 30.55861°N 31.01000°E / 30.55861; 31.01000

Shibin El Kom

شبين الكوم
city
كوبري عمر افندي.jpg
Shibin El Kom is located in Egypt
Shibin El Kom
Shibin El Kom
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 30°33′31″N 31°00′36″E / 30.55861°N 31.01000°E / 30.55861; 31.01000
Country Egypt
GovernorateMonufia
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • city186,345
 • Metro
630,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(s)(+20) 48

Shibin El Kom (Arabic: شبين الكومpronounced [ʃɪˈbiːn elˈkoːm], colloquially shortened to Shibin) is a city in Egypt's Nile Delta, and the capital of the Monufia Governorate.[1]

Facilities[edit]

While the city is not a new one, its infrastructure is being modernized. The most important central and local government offices are located in the city, as well as the main branches of Menoufia University. The city has several public and private schools, hospitals, a large stadium, a regional office of Telecom Egypt, organized trade unions, athletic teams, political parties and social organizations and a chamber of commerce.

Climate[edit]

Shibin's climate is classified by Köppen-Geiger climate classification system as hot desert (BWh), as the rest of Egypt.

The highest record temperature was 48 °C (118 °F) recorded on June 7, 1961 while the lowest record temperature was −3 °C (27 °F) recorded on January 23, 1996.[2]

Museums[edit]

Denshway Museum

Climate data for Shibin Al Kawm, Egypt
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31
(88)
37
(99)
40
(104)
46
(115)
44
(111)
48
(118)
44
(111)
44
(111)
44
(111)
41
(106)
39
(102)
33
(91)
48
(118)
Average high °C (°F) 18.9
(66.0)
21
(70)
23.7
(74.7)
27.3
(81.1)
32.1
(89.8)
34.5
(94.1)
34.5
(94.1)
34.5
(94.1)
32.4
(90.3)
29.9
(85.8)
25
(77)
20.5
(68.9)
27.9
(82.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.2
(54.0)
13.9
(57.0)
16.2
(61.2)
19.1
(66.4)
23.7
(74.7)
26.4
(79.5)
27.1
(80.8)
27.1
(80.8)
25.1
(77.2)
22.6
(72.7)
18.7
(65.7)
14.1
(57.4)
20.5
(69.0)
Average low °C (°F) 5.6
(42.1)
6.9
(44.4)
8.8
(47.8)
11
(52)
15.3
(59.5)
18.3
(64.9)
19.7
(67.5)
19.7
(67.5)
17.8
(64.0)
15.3
(59.5)
12.5
(54.5)
7.8
(46.0)
13.2
(55.8)
Record low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−2
(28)
0
(32)
3
(37)
9
(48)
10
(50)
17
(63)
14
(57)
16
(61)
10
(50)
2
(36)
−2
(28)
−3
(27)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7
(0.3)
6
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
2
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.1)
4
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
32
(1.3)
Source #1: Climate-Data.org[3]
Source #2: Voodoo Skies[2] for record temperatures

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sheben El Koum". Monofeya Egypt Governorate. Archived from the original on 2018-02-23. Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  2. ^ a b "Shibin el-Kom, Egypt". Voodoo Skies. Archived from the original on 2015-06-10. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Climate: Shibin Al-Kom - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Archived from the original on 2014-08-26. Retrieved 13 August 2013.