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Butmir is a neighborhood in Ilidža municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo International Airport, the main airport of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in Butmir.

Butmir

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Butmir is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Butmir
Butmir
Coordinates: 43°49′N 18°20′E / 43.817°N 18.333°E / 43.817; 18.333Coordinates: 43°49′N 18°20′E / 43.817°N 18.333°E / 43.817; 18.333
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
MunicipalityIlidža
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Horse races are held at Butmir.[1]

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GeographyEdit

The Butmir region is very rich in flint. A small stream passes through before connecting to the Željeznica river in central Ilidža.

Historical importanceEdit

Butmir is known for archaeological finds dating back to the neolithic period. The residents some 5,000 years ago formed a distinct group, which is today known as the Butmir Culture.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Butmir (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
21.0
(69.8)
26.4
(79.5)
29.0
(84.2)
34.2
(93.6)
34.4
(93.9)
39.4
(102.9)
37.0
(98.6)
35.6
(96.1)
28.6
(83.5)
23.0
(73.4)
19.6
(67.3)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) 2.2
(36.0)
5.9
(42.6)
10.9
(51.6)
15.6
(60.1)
20.7
(69.3)
23.7
(74.7)
26.1
(79.0)
26.1
(79.0)
22.4
(72.3)
16.8
(62.2)
9.7
(49.5)
3.1
(37.6)
15.3
(59.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.1
(28.2)
0.8
(33.4)
4.9
(40.8)
9.5
(49.1)
14.1
(57.4)
17.0
(62.6)
18.8
(65.8)
18.3
(64.9)
14.8
(58.6)
9.8
(49.6)
4.5
(40.1)
−0.6
(30.9)
9.2
(48.6)
Average low °C (°F) −6.1
(21.0)
−3.7
(25.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.4
(38.1)
7.4
(45.3)
10.6
(51.1)
11.9
(53.4)
11.5
(52.7)
8.7
(47.7)
4.5
(40.1)
0.3
(32.5)
−4.1
(24.6)
3.7
(38.7)
Record low °C (°F) −29.8
(−21.6)
−23.7
(−10.7)
−21.1
(−6.0)
−5.6
(21.9)
−2.0
(28.4)
1.2
(34.2)
4.4
(39.9)
1.7
(35.1)
−4.0
(24.8)
−6.7
(19.9)
−21.2
(−6.2)
−24.6
(−12.3)
−29.8
(−21.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 71.3
(2.81)
71.2
(2.80)
73.8
(2.91)
73.2
(2.88)
79.1
(3.11)
85.8
(3.38)
72.0
(2.83)
75.3
(2.96)
70.7
(2.78)
80.2
(3.16)
99.7
(3.93)
91.3
(3.59)
943.5
(37.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 14.1 13.6 13.8 14.1 13.3 13.5 10.1 10.5 10.1 10.2 13.0 15.2 151.6
Average snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 18.8 14.2 5.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 4.1 15.1 58.7
Average relative humidity (%) 84.8 80.0 74.2 70.5 71.1 73.7 72.0 73.6 77.9 80.0 82.5 87.1 77.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 47.7 77.5 125.7 146.9 191.7 201.3 237.8 216.6 155.6 117.9 69.0 33.6 1,621.3
Source: Meteorological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina[2]

NATO Training BaseEdit

Butmir contains an important NATO base in this region. The Training Centre Butmir near Sarajevo is one of the 15 verified NATO training centres. The Butmir Training Centre was formed in April 2005 through partnership of 12 countries, including the United States. [1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehI1VggkNA0
  2. ^ "Meteorlogical data for station Butmir in period 1961–1990". Meteorological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Archived from the original on 1 May 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2018.