Big Bend, Eswatini

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Big Bend is a town in eastern Eswatini, lying on the Lusutfu River. Its main industry is based on sugar plantations.

Big Bend
Big Bend is located in Eswatini
Big Bend
Big Bend
Location in Eswatini
Coordinates: 26°49′S 31°56′E / 26.817°S 31.933°E / -26.817; 31.933
Country Eswatini
DistrictLubombo
Elevation
354 ft (108 m)
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
ClimateBSh

Coordinates: 26°49′S 31°56′E / 26.817°S 31.933°E / -26.817; 31.933

SchoolsEdit

The Edu-care Centre is a preschool which caters to Swazi and expatriate children. Ubombo Primary School and Sisekelo High School are both located in Big Bend. They were established in the late 1970s and have pioneered the high level of teaching excellence in the kingdom that paved the way for other schools to follow.[1]

ClimateEdit

Big Bend has a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen: BSh) with very hot and moderately rainy summers and warm, dry winters.

Climate data for Big Bend
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32.2
(90.0)
31.7
(89.1)
30.6
(87.1)
29.1
(84.4)
27.0
(80.6)
25.2
(77.4)
25.2
(77.4)
26.5
(79.7)
28.4
(83.1)
29.8
(85.6)
30.2
(86.4)
31.6
(88.9)
29.0
(84.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
26.0
(78.8)
25.0
(77.0)
22.8
(73.0)
19.9
(67.8)
17.3
(63.1)
17.1
(62.8)
19.0
(66.2)
21.4
(70.5)
23.4
(74.1)
24.3
(75.7)
25.6
(78.1)
22.3
(72.2)
Average low °C (°F) 20.3
(68.5)
20.4
(68.7)
19.5
(67.1)
16.6
(61.9)
12.8
(55.0)
9.4
(48.9)
9.1
(48.4)
11.5
(52.7)
14.5
(58.1)
17.1
(62.8)
18.5
(65.3)
19.6
(67.3)
15.8
(60.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 98
(3.9)
75
(3.0)
63
(2.5)
32
(1.3)
20
(0.8)
9
(0.4)
9
(0.4)
12
(0.5)
31
(1.2)
51
(2.0)
79
(3.1)
82
(3.2)
561
(22.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org [2]

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "eSWATINI (SWAZILAND) SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, COMMUNITY SERVICES". eSwatini Happenings.
  2. ^ "Climate: Big Bend". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved August 26, 2019.