La Trinité, Martinique

La Trinité
The sub-prefecture of La Trinité
The sub-prefecture of La Trinité
Coat of arms of La Trinité
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of La Trinité
Coordinates: 14°44′N 60°58′W / 14.73°N 60.97°W / 14.73; -60.97Coordinates: 14°44′N 60°58′W / 14.73°N 60.97°W / 14.73; -60.97
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLa Trinité
IntercommunalityCA Pays Nord Martinique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Frédéric Buval[1]
Area
1
45.77 km2 (17.67 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
12,025
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97230 /97220
Elevation0–285 m (0–935 ft)
(avg. 610 m or 2,000 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Trinité (French pronunciation: [la tʁinite] (listen); Martinican Creole: Twinité) is a town and commune in the French overseas region and department of Martinique.

Geography

Climate

La Trinité has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af). The average annual temperature in La Trinité is 26.4 °C (79.5 °F). The average annual rainfall is 2,294.8 mm (90.35 in) with October as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in September, at around 27.6 °C (81.7 °F), and lowest in February, at around 25.0 °C (77.0 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in La Trinité was 34.4 °C (93.9 °F) on 25 September 2011; the coldest temperature ever recorded was 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) on 2 February 2008.

Climate data for La Trinité (1991−2020 normals, extremes 2003−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.2
(86.4)
32.3
(90.1)
32.0
(89.6)
31.3
(88.3)
32.7
(90.9)
31.8
(89.2)
31.4
(88.5)
34.1
(93.4)
34.4
(93.9)
33.5
(92.3)
31.6
(88.9)
31.6
(88.9)
34.4
(93.9)
Average high °C (°F) 27.7
(81.9)
27.8
(82.0)
28.1
(82.6)
28.7
(83.7)
29.2
(84.6)
29.4
(84.9)
29.5
(85.1)
30.1
(86.2)
30.6
(87.1)
30.1
(86.2)
29.2
(84.6)
28.4
(83.1)
29.1
(84.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.1
(77.2)
25.0
(77.0)
25.3
(77.5)
26.0
(78.8)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.6
(81.7)
27.1
(80.8)
26.5
(79.7)
25.8
(78.4)
26.4
(79.5)
Average low °C (°F) 22.5
(72.5)
22.3
(72.1)
22.6
(72.7)
23.2
(73.8)
24.0
(75.2)
24.5
(76.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24.7
(76.5)
24.6
(76.3)
24.2
(75.6)
23.8
(74.8)
23.2
(73.8)
23.7
(74.7)
Record low °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
18.7
(65.7)
19.0
(66.2)
20.1
(68.2)
21.1
(70.0)
21.5
(70.7)
21.1
(70.0)
21.4
(70.5)
21.5
(70.7)
20.7
(69.3)
20.2
(68.4)
20.2
(68.4)
18.7
(65.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 125.8
(4.95)
99.1
(3.90)
101.7
(4.00)
203.2
(8.00)
203.4
(8.01)
172.6
(6.80)
201.1
(7.92)
210.7
(8.30)
204.6
(8.06)
322.2
(12.69)
293.5
(11.56)
156.9
(6.18)
2,294.8
(90.35)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 19.3 15.1 14.2 14.2 15.6 17.3 21.8 20.5 17.7 21.2 20.2 18.3 215.4
Source: Météo-France[3]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1967 9,545—    
1974 10,632+1.55%
1982 10,087−0.66%
1990 11,090+1.19%
1999 12,890+1.69%
2007 13,582+0.66%
2012 13,352−0.34%
2017 12,243−1.72%
Source: INSEE[4]

Sport

La Gauloise de Trinité is a multi-sport club in La Trinité.

Notable people

See also

References

  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. ^ "Fiche Climatologique Statistiques 1991-2020 et records" (PDF) (in French). Météo-France. Retrieved September 7, 2022.
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

External links

  • Base Mérimée: Search for heritage in the commune, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)


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