Guapi, Cauca

Guapi is a town and municipality in the Cauca Department, Colombia.[2] The municipality of Guapi is located on the Guapi River four miles away from the Pacific Ocean and also covers the island of Gorgona. The town is rich in diversity and the only way to get there is by flying from Cali or sailing. The town counts with cinema, great view of the river and many natural entertainments. The people are very friendly and welcoming, most of the locals live off fishing.

Guapi, Cauca
Municipality and town
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Official seal of Guapi, Cauca
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Location of the municipality and town of Guapi, Cauca in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Guapi, Cauca in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 2°34′N 77°53′W / 2.567°N 77.883°W / 2.567; -77.883Coordinates: 2°34′N 77°53′W / 2.567°N 77.883°W / 2.567; -77.883
Country Colombia
DepartmentCauca Department
Population
 (Census 2018[1])
 • Total24,037
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
ClimateAf

ClimateEdit

Guapi has a very wet tropical rainforest climate (Af).

Climate data for Guapi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.9
(85.8)
30.2
(86.4)
30.8
(87.4)
30.8
(87.4)
30.3
(86.5)
29.8
(85.6)
29.7
(85.5)
29.8
(85.6)
29.7
(85.5)
29.7
(85.5)
29.4
(84.9)
29.5
(85.1)
30.0
(85.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.9
(78.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.4
(79.5)
26.5
(79.7)
26.4
(79.5)
25.9
(78.6)
25.9
(78.6)
26.0
(78.8)
25.8
(78.4)
25.8
(78.4)
25.6
(78.1)
25.6
(78.1)
26.0
(78.8)
Average low °C (°F) 22.1
(71.8)
22.5
(72.5)
22.6
(72.7)
22.8
(73.0)
22.7
(72.9)
22.2
(72.0)
22.1
(71.8)
21.4
(70.5)
21.7
(71.1)
22.1
(71.8)
22.7
(72.9)
22.6
(72.7)
22.3
(72.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 366.4
(14.43)
343.4
(13.52)
311.3
(12.26)
420.2
(16.54)
541.1
(21.30)
493.1
(19.41)
418.6
(16.48)
395.8
(15.58)
363.1
(14.30)
378.9
(14.92)
340.2
(13.39)
355.8
(14.01)
4,727.9
(186.14)
Average rainy days 19 17 18 20 21 23 21 20 21 21 20 22 243
Average relative humidity (%) 89 88 88 88 89 89 89 88 89 88 89 90 89
Mean monthly sunshine hours 86.8 90.3 108.5 117.0 89.9 72.0 86.8 96.1 78.0 80.6 66.0 74.4 1,046.4
Mean daily sunshine hours 2.8 3.2 3.5 3.9 2.9 2.4 2.8 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.4 2.9
Source: [3]

Further readingEdit

Apostolic Vicariate of Guapi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Sitio web del municipio Guapi en Cauca". guapi-cauca.gov.co. Archived from the original on 2007-07-27. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  3. ^ "Data". www.ideam.gov.co. Retrieved 2020-06-26.