Valdivia, Antioquia

Valdivia is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Part of the subregion of Northern Antioquia.

Valdivia, Antioquia
Municipality and town
Valdivia, Antioquia
Valdivia, Antioquia
Flag of Valdivia, Antioquia
Location of the municipality and town of Valdivia, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Valdivia, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Valdivia, Antioquia is located in Colombia
Valdivia, Antioquia
Valdivia, Antioquia
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°17′20.4″N 75°23′52.8″W / 7.289000°N 75.398000°W / 7.289000; -75.398000
Country Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
SubregionNorthern
Elevation
1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
 (Census 2018[1])
 • Total11,511
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

HistoryEdit

Valdivia was inhabited by the Nutabes people upon the arrival of the Spanish colonists. In 1849 Spanish Pedro Vasquez acquired the land and cultivated the area, bringing labourers from other regions of Antioquia, that eventually began exploring and exploiting other land nearby. On February 5, 1892 became a corregimiento part of the municipality of Yarumal. Braulio Berrio was named its first Corregidor. In 1912 the Assembly of Antioquia segregated Valdivia from Yarumal assigned more land to its territory from other municipalities and made it a municipality.

ClimateEdit

Valdivia has an elevation moderated tropical rainforest climate (Af). It has very heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Valdivia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 24.3
(75.7)
24.7
(76.5)
25.1
(77.2)
25.3
(77.5)
25.6
(78.1)
25.6
(78.1)
25.7
(78.3)
25.7
(78.3)
25.5
(77.9)
25.2
(77.4)
24.8
(76.6)
24.3
(75.7)
25.1
(77.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
21.4
(70.5)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
21.9
(71.4)
22.0
(71.6)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
21.4
(70.5)
21.2
(70.2)
21.7
(71.0)
Average low °C (°F) 18.6
(65.5)
18.6
(65.5)
18.8
(65.8)
19.1
(66.4)
19.2
(66.6)
19.1
(66.4)
18.8
(65.8)
18.8
(65.8)
18.8
(65.8)
18.8
(65.8)
19.0
(66.2)
18.9
(66.0)
18.9
(66.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 332.8
(13.10)
414.7
(16.33)
410.7
(16.17)
356.2
(14.02)
392.6
(15.46)
408.2
(16.07)
346.0
(13.62)
405.1
(15.95)
497.1
(19.57)
399.1
(15.71)
466.3
(18.36)
436.9
(17.20)
4,865.7
(191.56)
Average rainy days 15 15 17 22 26 25 26 25 25 27 24 18 265
Average relative humidity (%) 89 89 89 90 90 90 89 89 89 90 91 90 90
Mean monthly sunshine hours 124.0 101.6 93.0 84.0 102.3 114.0 145.7 139.5 114.0 105.4 120.0 120.9 1,364.4
Mean daily sunshine hours 4.0 3.6 3.0 2.8 3.3 3.8 4.7 4.5 3.8 3.4 4.0 3.9 3.7
Source: [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  2. ^ http://www.ideam.gov.co/documents/21021/553571/Promedios+Climatol%C3%B3gicos++1981+-+2010.xlsx/f28d0b07-1208-4a46-8ccf-bddd70fb4128

Coordinates: 7°17′20″N 75°23′53″W / 7.289°N 75.398°W / 7.289; -75.398