Coari (Choary) is a Brazilian municipality in the Amazon region.

Coari
Flag of Coari
Official seal of Coari
Nickname(s): 
"Solimões Queen" "Gas City"
Coari municipality (red) in Amazonas state
Coari municipality (red) in Amazonas state
Coordinates: 04°05′06″S 63°08′27″W / 4.08500°S 63.14083°W / -4.08500; -63.14083Coordinates: 04°05′06″S 63°08′27″W / 4.08500°S 63.14083°W / -4.08500; -63.14083
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
State Amazonas
Government
 • MayorManoel Adail Amaral Pinheiro (PRP)
Area
 • Municipality57,921.646 km2 (22,363.673 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (120 ft)
Population
 (2020[1])
 • Metro
85,910
Time zoneUTC−4 (AMT)
ZIP code
69460-000
ClimateAf
Websitewww.coari.am.gov.br

LocationEdit

The municipal seat of Coari is one of the largest cities of the Amazonas state. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Coari. The area has reserves of oil and natural gas. Coari is served by Coari Airport located 6 km from downtown Coari. Porto Urucu Airport located in the district of Porto Urucu 470 km away serves the population residing and working for Petrobras.

ConservationEdit

The municipality is in the Juruá-Purus moist forests ecoregion.[2] It contains part of the Amanã Sustainable Development Reserve.[3] It contains a small portion of the 1,008,167 hectares (2,491,230 acres) Piagaçu-Purus Sustainable Development Reserve, established in 2003.[4] The municipality contains 66.15% of the 217,486 hectares (537,420 acres) Catuá-Ipixuna Extractive Reserve, established in 2003 as the first extractive reserve in the state of Amazonas.[5]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Coari (1981–2010, extremes 1961–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.9
(98.4)
36.6
(97.9)
36.4
(97.5)
36.4
(97.5)
36.0
(96.8)
38.0
(100.4)
39.8
(103.6)
37.5
(99.5)
38.3
(100.9)
38.2
(100.8)
38.3
(100.9)
38.2
(100.8)
39.8
(103.6)
Average high °C (°F) 31.8
(89.2)
31.9
(89.4)
32.0
(89.6)
31.9
(89.4)
31.7
(89.1)
31.7
(89.1)
32.2
(90.0)
33.2
(91.8)
33.3
(91.9)
33.2
(91.8)
32.6
(90.7)
32.1
(89.8)
32.3
(90.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.6
(79.9)
26.6
(79.9)
26.4
(79.5)
26.8
(80.2)
27.4
(81.3)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.1)
27.0
(80.6)
26.8
(80.2)
26.8
(80.2)
Average low °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
21.8
(71.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
22.1
(71.8)
21.9
(71.4)
21.9
(71.4)
22.2
(72.0)
22.3
(72.1)
22.4
(72.3)
22.4
(72.3)
22.2
(72.0)
22.1
(71.8)
Record low °C (°F) 14.6
(58.3)
15.4
(59.7)
10.6
(51.1)
15.6
(60.1)
14.0
(57.2)
10.2
(50.4)
11.0
(51.8)
14.8
(58.6)
15.0
(59.0)
15.7
(60.3)
16.4
(61.5)
15.2
(59.4)
10.2
(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 264.5
(10.41)
265.5
(10.45)
322.3
(12.69)
272.4
(10.72)
213.1
(8.39)
128.9
(5.07)
87.2
(3.43)
68.9
(2.71)
100.4
(3.95)
156.7
(6.17)
215.6
(8.49)
261.7
(10.30)
2,357.2
(92.80)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 18 17 18 17 16 13 9 8 9 12 13 16 166
Average relative humidity (%) 85.6 84.9 84.9 85.0 85.1 83.9 80.8 78.1 78.8 79.7 81.9 83.6 82.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 138.2 120.2 122.0 132.5 152.5 171.2 207.1 208.8 180.4 171.7 141.1 143.1 1,888.8
Source 1: Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia[6]
Source 2: Meteo Climat (record highs and lows)[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Sears, Robin, South America: Amazon Basin, northwestern Brazil (NT0133), WWF: World Wildlife Fund, retrieved 2017-03-28
  3. ^ RDS Amanã (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-05-05
  4. ^ RDS Piagaçu-Purus (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-20
  5. ^ RESEX Catuá-Ipixuna (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-30
  6. ^ "Normais Climatológicas Do Brasil 1981–2010" (in Portuguese). Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Station Coari" (in French). Meteo Climat. Retrieved 26 October 2018.

IBGE [1]

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