Guebwiller (French: Guebwiller, pronounced [ɡebvilɛʁ]; Alsatian: Gàwiller [ˈkaːviləʁ]; German: Gebweiler) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est currently in north-eastern France.

Guebwiller
St. Léger Church
St. Léger Church
Coat of arms of Guebwiller
Location of Guebwiller
Guebwiller is located in France
Guebwiller
Guebwiller
Guebwiller is located in Grand Est
Guebwiller
Guebwiller
Coordinates: 47°54′30″N 7°12′39″E / 47.9083°N 7.2108°E / 47.9083; 7.2108Coordinates: 47°54′30″N 7°12′39″E / 47.9083°N 7.2108°E / 47.9083; 7.2108
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonGuebwiller
IntercommunalityCC de la région de Guebwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Francis Kleitz[1]
Area
1
9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
11,020
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68112 /68500
Elevation254–620 m (833–2,034 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is situated 20 km (12 mi) northwest of Mulhouse at the foot of the Vosges mountains. The Ballon de Guebwiller, the highest point in the Vosges, lies 8 km (5.0 mi) to the west of the town.

In 2018, Guebwiller had a population of 11,022 and its urban area had a population of 28,662.[3]

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Guebwiller has a oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). The average annual temperature in Guebwiller is 11.2 °C (52.2 °F). The average annual rainfall is 941.7 mm (37.07 in) with December as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in July, at around 20.2 °C (68.4 °F), and lowest in January, at around 2.1 °C (35.8 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Guebwiller was 39.9 °C (103.8 °F) on 13 August 2003; the coldest temperature ever recorded was −16.3 °C (2.7 °F) on 20 December 2009.

Climate data for Guebwiller (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1991−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.9
(64.2)
22.5
(72.5)
26.9
(80.4)
29.2
(84.6)
33.2
(91.8)
36.7
(98.1)
37.0
(98.6)
39.9
(103.8)
34.5
(94.1)
28.8
(83.8)
23.7
(74.7)
17.0
(62.6)
39.9
(103.8)
Average high °C (°F) 5.2
(41.4)
7.4
(45.3)
11.6
(52.9)
16.1
(61.0)
20.8
(69.4)
24.2
(75.6)
25.9
(78.6)
25.7
(78.3)
20.7
(69.3)
15.4
(59.7)
9.2
(48.6)
5.4
(41.7)
15.7
(60.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
3.7
(38.7)
7.1
(44.8)
10.9
(51.6)
15.4
(59.7)
18.6
(65.5)
20.2
(68.4)
20.0
(68.0)
15.6
(60.1)
11.3
(52.3)
6.0
(42.8)
2.6
(36.7)
11.2
(52.2)
Average low °C (°F) −1.0
(30.2)
0.0
(32.0)
2.5
(36.5)
5.6
(42.1)
10.0
(50.0)
12.9
(55.2)
14.6
(58.3)
14.3
(57.7)
10.5
(50.9)
7.1
(44.8)
2.7
(36.9)
−0.2
(31.6)
6.6
(43.9)
Record low °C (°F) −13.5
(7.7)
−14.6
(5.7)
−12.3
(9.9)
−3.3
(26.1)
0.6
(33.1)
4.1
(39.4)
7.0
(44.6)
5.3
(41.5)
2.0
(35.6)
−4.2
(24.4)
−9.9
(14.2)
−16.3
(2.7)
−16.3
(2.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 89.7
(3.53)
77.0
(3.03)
77.9
(3.07)
59.7
(2.35)
83.5
(3.29)
69.7
(2.74)
68.0
(2.68)
78.3
(3.08)
64.9
(2.56)
87.9
(3.46)
74.7
(2.94)
110.4
(4.35)
941.7
(37.07)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10.0 9.8 10.1 9.9 12.2 10.2 9.8 10.4 8.7 10.4 11.4 11.2 124.1
Source: Meteociel[4]

PeopleEdit

Guebwiller was the birthplace of

Twin townsEdit

Guebwiller is twinned with:

Points of interestEdit

 
Notre-Dame Church

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire: Commune de Guebwiller (68112), UU Guebwiller (68401)". INSEE. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Normales et records pour Guebwiller (68)". Meteociel. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Partnerstädte der Stadt Luzern". Stadt Luzern (in German). Archived from the original on 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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