Chigorodó (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃiɣoɾoˈðo]) is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia.

Chigorodó
Municipality and town
Flag of Chigorodó
Official seal of Chigorodó
Location of the municipality and town of Chigorodó in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Chigorodó in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Chigorodó is located in Colombia
Chigorodó
Chigorodó
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°40′N 76°41′W / 7.667°N 76.683°W / 7.667; -76.683
Country Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
SubregionUrabá
Founded1878
Government
 • MayorDaniel Alvarez Sosa
Area
 • Total608 km2 (235 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2020 est.[1])
 • Total86,239
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
DemonymChigorodoseños
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
Area code57 + 4
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

ResidentsEdit

ClimateEdit

Chigorodó has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Chigorodó
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.5
(88.7)
31.7
(89.1)
32.1
(89.8)
32.2
(90.0)
30.8
(87.4)
31.0
(87.8)
31.4
(88.5)
31.3
(88.3)
30.9
(87.6)
30.6
(87.1)
30.6
(87.1)
30.8
(87.4)
31.2
(88.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
27.2
(81.0)
27.4
(81.3)
27.4
(81.3)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
27.0
(80.6)
26.9
(80.4)
26.8
(80.2)
26.6
(79.9)
26.6
(79.9)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
Average low °C (°F) 22.1
(71.8)
22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.7
(72.9)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
22.7
(72.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.4
(72.3)
22.6
(72.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 142.2
(5.60)
87.5
(3.44)
120.6
(4.75)
270.7
(10.66)
427.9
(16.85)
449.2
(17.69)
396.5
(15.61)
414.3
(16.31)
443.6
(17.46)
455.1
(17.92)
363.2
(14.30)
313.9
(12.36)
3,884.7
(152.95)
Average rainy days 9 7 9 16 20 23 24 23 23 23 21 16 214
Average relative humidity (%) 81 78 78 82 83 83 83 84 84 84 83 84 82
Mean monthly sunshine hours 105.4 107.3 65.1 81.0 74.4 75.0 80.6 96.1 81.0 105.4 90.0 86.8 1,048.1
Mean daily sunshine hours 3.4 3.8 2.1 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.6 3.1 2.7 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.9
Source 1: IDEAM[2]
Source 2: Climate-Data.org[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resultados y proyecciones (2005-2020) del censo 2005". Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Data". www.ideam.gov.co. Retrieved 2020-08-30.
  3. ^ "Climate: Chigorodó". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved August 30, 2020.

Coordinates: 7°40′03″N 76°40′51″W / 7.66750°N 76.68083°W / 7.66750; -76.68083