Valparaíso, Caquetá

Valparaíso (Spanish pronunciation: [balpaɾaˈiso]) is a town and municipality in Caquetá Department, Colombia.

Valparaíso, Caquetá
Municipality and town
Flag of Valparaíso, Caquetá
Location of the municipality and town of Valparaíso, Caquetá in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Valparaíso, Caquetá in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Country Colombia
DepartmentCaquetá Department
Area
 • Total1,218 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2018[2])
 • Total6,082
 • Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

ClimateEdit

Valparaíso has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Valparaíso town
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.6
(88.9)
31.1
(88.0)
30.3
(86.5)
29.8
(85.6)
29.5
(85.1)
28.9
(84.0)
28.6
(83.5)
29.5
(85.1)
29.6
(85.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
30.2
(86.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
26.1
(79.0)
25.7
(78.3)
25.5
(77.9)
25.3
(77.5)
24.8
(76.6)
24.4
(75.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.3
(77.5)
25.9
(78.6)
26.1
(79.0)
26.2
(79.2)
25.6
(78.0)
Average low °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.1
(70.0)
20.8
(69.4)
20.3
(68.5)
20.4
(68.7)
21.0
(69.8)
21.1
(70.0)
21.4
(70.5)
21.3
(70.3)
21.0
(69.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 125.0
(4.92)
212.4
(8.36)
282.0
(11.10)
388.2
(15.28)
360.7
(14.20)
351.0
(13.82)
332.8
(13.10)
237.2
(9.34)
218.1
(8.59)
230.7
(9.08)
214.3
(8.44)
129.9
(5.11)
3,082.3
(121.34)
Average rainy days 10 13 16 20 21 21 20 17 15 15 13 11 192
Average relative humidity (%) 81 82 84 86 87 87 86 84 83 83 83 82 84
Mean monthly sunshine hours 170.5 118.6 105.4 102.0 102.3 93.0 99.2 120.9 141.0 145.7 150.0 176.7 1,525.3
Mean daily sunshine hours 5.5 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.9 4.7 4.7 5.0 5.7 4.2
Source 1: IDEAM[3]
Source 2: Climate-Data.org[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". statoids. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Data". www.ideam.gov.co. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  4. ^ "Climate: Valparaíso". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved August 19, 2020.

Coordinates: 1°11′57″N 75°42′35″W / 1.19917°N 75.7097°W / 1.19917; -75.7097