Cañasgordas

Cañasgordas is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia.

Cañasgordas
Municipality and town
Flag of Cañasgordas
Location of the municipality and town of Cañasgordas in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Cañasgordas in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Cañasgordas is located in Colombia
Cañasgordas
Cañasgordas
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 6°44′59″N 76°1′33″W / 6.74972°N 76.02583°W / 6.74972; -76.02583
Country Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
SubregionWestern
Area
 • Total391 km2 (151 sq mi)
Elevation
1,320 m (4,330 ft)
Population
 (Census 2018[2])
 • Total13,595
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

ClimateEdit

Cañasgordas has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Cañasgordas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.1
(80.8)
27.6
(81.7)
27.5
(81.5)
26.9
(80.4)
26.6
(79.9)
26.7
(80.1)
27.0
(80.6)
27.3
(81.1)
27.0
(80.6)
26.1
(79.0)
26.1
(79.0)
26.5
(79.7)
26.9
(80.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
21.7
(71.1)
21.6
(70.9)
21.7
(71.1)
21.7
(71.1)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
21.1
(70.0)
21.2
(70.2)
21.4
(70.5)
21.6
(70.8)
Average low °C (°F) 16.0
(60.8)
16.2
(61.2)
16.5
(61.7)
16.9
(62.4)
17.1
(62.8)
17.0
(62.6)
16.8
(62.2)
16.7
(62.1)
16.7
(62.1)
16.6
(61.9)
16.6
(61.9)
16.4
(61.5)
16.6
(61.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 90.1
(3.55)
96.3
(3.79)
140.7
(5.54)
244.9
(9.64)
273.9
(10.78)
203.6
(8.02)
158.3
(6.23)
177.3
(6.98)
262.7
(10.34)
308.5
(12.15)
289.2
(11.39)
150.7
(5.93)
2,396.2
(94.34)
Average rainy days 11 10 13 19 21 17 17 16 20 24 21 14 203
Average relative humidity (%) 85 84 84 86 86 86 85 85 85 86 87 86 85
Mean monthly sunshine hours 167.4 146.8 145.7 108.0 114.7 129.0 148.8 139.5 120.0 111.6 123.0 139.5 1,594
Mean daily sunshine hours 5.4 5.2 4.7 3.6 3.7 4.3 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.6 4.1 4.5 4.4
Source: IDEAM[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". statoids. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Data". www.ideam.gov.co. Retrieved 2020-09-01.

Coordinates: 6°44′59″N 76°01′33″W / 6.74972°N 76.02583°W / 6.74972; -76.02583