Cosío is a municipality and town in the Mexican state of Aguascalientes. It stands at 22°22′N 102°18′W / 22.367°N 102.300°W / 22.367; -102.300. The municipal seat is the town of Cosío. As of 2010, the town of Cosío had a population of 4,898.[1]

Cosío
Coat of arms of Cosío
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Cosío is located in Aguascalientes
Cosío
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Location in Mexico
Cosío is located in Mexico
Cosío
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Cosío (Mexico)
Coordinates: 22°22′N 102°18′W / 22.367°N 102.300°W / 22.367; -102.300Coordinates: 22°22′N 102°18′W / 22.367°N 102.300°W / 22.367; -102.300
Country Mexico
StateAguascalientes
Municipal seatCosío
Area
 • Total129.21 km2 (49.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total15,577
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)

DemographicsEdit

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 15,042.[1]

As of 2010, the town of Cosío had a population of 4,898.[1] Other than the town of Cosío, the municipality had 85 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: La Punta (2,416), El Refugio de Providencia (Providencia) (1,377), El Salero (1,229), and Santa María de la Paz (1,026), classified as rural.[1]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Cosío (1951–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.0
(82.4)
32.0
(89.6)
32.0
(89.6)
34.0
(93.2)
36.0
(96.8)
36.0
(96.8)
34.0
(93.2)
32.0
(89.6)
31.5
(88.7)
32.0
(89.6)
31.0
(87.8)
28.0
(82.4)
36.0
(96.8)
Average high °C (°F) 21.0
(69.8)
22.8
(73.0)
25.6
(78.1)
27.6
(81.7)
29.4
(84.9)
28.7
(83.7)
26.8
(80.2)
26.4
(79.5)
25.8
(78.4)
25.1
(77.2)
23.6
(74.5)
21.5
(70.7)
25.4
(77.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
13.9
(57.0)
16.4
(61.5)
18.8
(65.8)
20.8
(69.4)
21.0
(69.8)
19.9
(67.8)
19.6
(67.3)
19.1
(66.4)
17.5
(63.5)
14.9
(58.8)
13.1
(55.6)
17.3
(63.1)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
5.1
(41.2)
7.1
(44.8)
10.1
(50.2)
12.3
(54.1)
13.4
(56.1)
13.1
(55.6)
12.7
(54.9)
12.4
(54.3)
10.0
(50.0)
6.3
(43.3)
4.7
(40.5)
9.3
(48.7)
Record low °C (°F) −5.0
(23.0)
−4.0
(24.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
1.0
(33.8)
3.0
(37.4)
7.0
(44.6)
8.5
(47.3)
8.0
(46.4)
3.5
(38.3)
1.0
(33.8)
−2.5
(27.5)
−7.0
(19.4)
−7.0
(19.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.8
(0.90)
9.5
(0.37)
2.8
(0.11)
8.1
(0.32)
20.6
(0.81)
60.0
(2.36)
99.5
(3.92)
82.6
(3.25)
66.5
(2.62)
30.2
(1.19)
7.7
(0.30)
11.2
(0.44)
421.5
(16.59)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.6 1.5 1.0 2.0 4.0 7.9 11.2 10.0 8.8 4.7 1.8 2.5 58.0
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Cosío". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Estado de Aguascalientes-Estacion: Cosio". Normales Climatologicas 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorologico Nacional. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Extreme Temperatures and Precipitation for Cosio 1978–2010" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 8 May 2015.

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