Porto de Moz is a municipality in the state of Pará in the Northern region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Porto de Moz
Municipality
Location in Pará
Location in Pará
Country Brazil
RegionNorthern
StatePará
MesoregionBaixo Amazonas
Area
 • Total6,727.01 sq mi (17,422.88 km2)
Population
 • Total38,471
 • Density5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC -3

The municipality contains the 1,288,720 hectares (3,184,500 acres) Verde para Sempre Extractive Reserve, a sustainable use conservation unit created in 2004.[5]

The city is served by Porto de Moz Airport.

ClimateEdit

The climate is tropical monsoon (Köppen: Am), with great differences in precipitation according to the seasons.[6]

Climate data for Porto de Moz (north), elevation: 16 m or 52 ft, 1961-1990 normals and extremes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.0
(87.8)
30.5
(86.9)
30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
31.6
(88.9)
32.5
(90.5)
32.8
(91.0)
33.2
(91.8)
32.8
(91.0)
32.2
(90.0)
31.7
(89.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.8
(78.4)
25.5
(77.9)
25.9
(78.6)
26.1
(79.0)
26.2
(79.2)
26.0
(78.8)
26.2
(79.2)
26.7
(80.1)
27.0
(80.6)
27.3
(81.1)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
Average low °C (°F) 22.1
(71.8)
22.1
(71.8)
22.3
(72.1)
22.4
(72.3)
22.5
(72.5)
22.4
(72.3)
22.0
(71.6)
22.3
(72.1)
22.5
(72.5)
22.7
(72.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.4
(72.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 230.1
(9.06)
267.8
(10.54)
349.0
(13.74)
366.6
(14.43)
335.1
(13.19)
247.1
(9.73)
177.3
(6.98)
87.6
(3.45)
77.6
(3.06)
52.8
(2.08)
79.7
(3.14)
108.7
(4.28)
2,379.4
(93.68)
Average relative humidity (%) 88.0 89.0 89.0 89.0 89.0 87.0 87.0 85.0 84.0 82.0 83.0 84.0 86.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 127.8 103.2 118.8 129.6 168.6 191.2 228.1 254.7 243.1 221.9 168.5 146.6 2,102.1
Source: NOAA[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  5. ^ *RESEX Verde para Sempre (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-06
  6. ^ "Porto de Moz climate: Average Temperature, weather by month, Porto de Moz weather averages - Climate-Data.org". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  7. ^ "Porto de Moz (82184) - WMO Weather Station". NOAA. Retrieved March 28, 2019.

Coordinates: 1°45′S 52°14′W / 1.750°S 52.233°W / -1.750; -52.233