Guaymas

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Guaymas
Heróica Ciudad de Guaymas
City & Municipality
Guaymas de Zaragoza
Aerial view of Guaymas
Aerial view of Guaymas
Country  Mexico
State Sonora
Founded 1769
Municipal Status 1825
Government
 • Municipal President Otto Claussen Iberri (2012-2015)
Area
 • Municipality 12,206.18 km2 (4,712.83 sq mi)
Elevation (of seat) 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2005) Municipality
 • Municipality 134,153
 • Seat 101,507
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code (of seat) 85400
Website (Spanish) /Official site

Guaymas (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡwajmas]) is a city in Sonora, Mexico.[1] It is the main port for the state.[1][2]

Climate[change | change source]

Climate data for Guaymas (normals 1951–1980, extremes 1951–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33.5
(92.3)
36.6
(97.9)
39.1
(102.4)
40.6
(105.1)
41.5
(106.7)
42.5
(108.5)
42.0
(107.6)
41.9
(107.4)
42.3
(108.1)
41.1
(106)
35.0
(95)
32.5
(90.5)
42.5
(108.5)
Average high °C (°F) 23.9
(75)
24.6
(76.3)
26.1
(79)
28.5
(83.3)
31.9
(89.4)
34.2
(93.6)
35.5
(95.9)
35.4
(95.7)
35.3
(95.5)
32.5
(90.5)
27.7
(81.9)
24.0
(75.2)
30.0
(86)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
19.3
(66.7)
20.9
(69.6)
23.4
(74.1)
26.3
(79.3)
29.5
(85.1)
31.2
(88.2)
31.2
(88.2)
30.9
(87.6)
27.8
(82)
22.5
(72.5)
19.2
(66.6)
25.1
(77.2)
Average low °C (°F) 13.7
(56.7)
14.3
(57.7)
15.6
(60.1)
18.0
(64.4)
20.9
(69.6)
24.9
(76.8)
27.6
(81.7)
27.3
(81.1)
27.0
(80.6)
23.2
(73.8)
17.9
(64.2)
14.4
(57.9)
20.4
(68.7)
Record low °C (°F) -1.5
(29.3)
-1.2
(29.8)
4.6
(40.3)
6.7
(44.1)
10.5
(50.9)
14.2
(57.6)
10.5
(50.9)
12.1
(53.8)
14.7
(58.5)
10.3
(50.5)
4.0
(39.2)
1.0
(33.8)
-1.5
(29.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15.2
(0.598)
6.3
(0.248)
2.9
(0.114)
0.8
(0.031)
1.9
(0.075)
0.7
(0.028)
46.1
(1.815)
69.7
(2.744)
35.0
(1.378)
14.6
(0.575)
10.3
(0.406)
14.7
(0.579)
218.2
(8.591)
Humidity 51 47 46 43 46 55 64 66 62 53 53 51 53
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.20 1.20 0.92 0.16 0.25 0.54 5.95 7.30 3.21 2.12 1.33 2.00 27.18
Sunshine hours 207.2 216.1 230.2 251.8 291.6 302.4 246.5 241.2 237.7 253.7 219.5 200.4 2,898.3
Source #1: Colegio de Postgraduados[3]
Source #2: Servicio Meteorológico Nacional[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Sonora Guaymas de Zaragoza" (in Spanish). Mexico: INAFED. Retrieved December 15, 2009. 
  2. "Guaymas San Carlos" (in Spanish). Mexico: Visit Mexico (Secretary of Tourism). Retrieved December 16, 2009. 
  3. "Normales climatológicas para Guaymas, Sonora" (in Spanish). Colegio de Postgraduados. Archived from the original on February 19, 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. "Normales climatológicas 1981-2000" (PDF) (in Spanish). Comision Nacional Del Agua. Retrieved January 15, 2013.