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
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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
Governorate Monufia
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2012)
 • City 186,345
 • Metro 630,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+20) 48

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

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.[1]

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)
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)
27.86
(82.16)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.2
(54)
13.9
(57)
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)
20.52
(68.95)
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)
15.3
(59.5)
12.5
(54.5)
7.8
(46)
13.23
(55.81)
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
(0.28)
6
(0.24)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.08)
4
(0.16)
8
(0.31)
32
(1.27)
Source #1: Climate-Data.org[2]
Source #2: Voodoo Skies[1] for record temperatures

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shibin el-Kom, Egypt". Voodoo Skies. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Climate: Shibin Al-Kom - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013.