Ulrichen

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Ulrichen
Former municipality of Switzerland
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Ulrichen is located in Switzerland
Ulrichen
Ulrichen
Ulrichen is located in Canton of Valais
Ulrichen
Ulrichen
Coordinates: 46°30′N 8°18′E / 46.500°N 8.300°E / 46.500; 8.300Coordinates: 46°30′N 8°18′E / 46.500°N 8.300°E / 46.500; 8.300
Country Switzerland
Canton Valais
District Goms
Municipality Obergoms
Area
 • Total 44.4 km2 (17.1 sq mi)
Elevation 1,346 m (4,416 ft)
Population
 • Total 219
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Postal code 3988
Website www.ulrichen.ch

Ulrichen is a village in the municipality of Obergoms in the district of Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The population (as of 2007) was 219.[1]

Ulrichen was an independent municipality until January 1, 2009, when it merged with Oberwald and Obergesteln to form the municipality Obergoms.

In Ulrichen, an airport is located.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ulrichen (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −1.1
(30)
1.3
(34.3)
5.1
(41.2)
8.7
(47.7)
14.3
(57.7)
18.5
(65.3)
21.5
(70.7)
20.7
(69.3)
17.1
(62.8)
12.6
(54.7)
4.7
(40.5)
−0.5
(31.1)
10.24
(50.44)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.6
(18.3)
−5.9
(21.4)
−1.0
(30.2)
3.2
(37.8)
8.2
(46.8)
11.8
(53.2)
14.3
(57.7)
13.5
(56.3)
9.8
(49.6)
5.4
(41.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
−5.9
(21.4)
3.72
(38.68)
Average low °C (°F) −13.4
(7.9)
−12.6
(9.3)
−6.9
(19.6)
−2.1
(28.2)
2.1
(35.8)
4.9
(40.8)
7.0
(44.6)
6.8
(44.2)
3.7
(38.7)
−0.1
(31.8)
−5.9
(21.4)
−10.9
(12.4)
−2.28
(27.89)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 106
(4.17)
90
(3.54)
100
(3.94)
99
(3.9)
126
(4.96)
95
(3.74)
84
(3.31)
97
(3.82)
94
(3.7)
104
(4.09)
115
(4.53)
104
(4.09)
1,214
(47.79)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 114.8
(45.2)
132.6
(52.2)
85.4
(33.62)
26.3
(10.35)
7.1
(2.8)
0.2
(0.08)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.04)
13.5
(5.31)
81.5
(32.09)
116.6
(45.91)
578.1
(227.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10.1 9.3 10.1 9.2 11.9 10.8 10.5 11.1 9.2 9.4 10.1 10.3 122
Average snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 9.5 10.1 8.3 4.4 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.4 8.9 10.8 54.5
Average relative humidity (%) 84 79 74 71 70 69 69 72 75 78 83 84 75.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 78 108 144 142 160 188 215 194 166 136 77 61 1,669
Source: MeteoSwiss [2]

External links[edit]

Media related to Ulrichen at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bundesamt fur Statistik (Federal Department of Statistics) (2008). "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung (Total) nach Bezirken und Gemeinden". Retrieved November 5, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Climate Normals Ulrichen 1981–2010" (PDF). Climate diagrams and normals from Swiss measuring stations. Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss). Retrieved 17 October 2014.