Macouba

Macouba
The distillery of Fonds-Préville, in Macouba
The distillery of Fonds-Préville, in Macouba
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Macouba
Coordinates: 14°52′32″N 61°08′35″W / 14.8756°N 61.1431°W / 14.8756; -61.1431Coordinates: 14°52′32″N 61°08′35″W / 14.8756°N 61.1431°W / 14.8756; -61.1431
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLa Trinité
IntercommunalityCA Pays Nord Martinique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Sainte-Rose Cakin[1]
Area
1
16.93 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,050
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97215 /97218
Elevation0–1,300 m (0–4,265 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Macouba is a village and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique.

Geography

Climate

Macouba has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af). The average annual temperature in Macouba is 25.4 °C (77.7 °F). The average annual rainfall is 2,803.8 mm (110.39 in) with November as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in September, at around 26.5 °C (79.7 °F), and lowest in January, at around 24.0 °C (75.2 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Macouba was 34.0 °C (93.2 °F) on 19 September 1999; the coldest temperature ever recorded was 16.0 °C (60.8 °F) on 12 March 1974.

Climate data for Macouba (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1974−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
31.0
(87.8)
32.2
(90.0)
32.3
(90.1)
32.5
(90.5)
32.1
(89.8)
33.2
(91.8)
34.0
(93.2)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
32.0
(89.6)
30.5
(86.9)
34.0
(93.2)
Average high °C (°F) 26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.7
(81.9)
28.5
(83.3)
29.1
(84.4)
29.2
(84.6)
29.3
(84.7)
29.7
(85.5)
29.9
(85.8)
29.3
(84.7)
28.4
(83.1)
27.5
(81.5)
28.5
(83.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.0
(75.2)
24.0
(75.2)
24.4
(75.9)
25.2
(77.4)
25.9
(78.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.7)
26.5
(79.7)
26.1
(79.0)
25.4
(77.7)
24.6
(76.3)
25.4
(77.7)
Average low °C (°F) 21.1
(70.0)
20.9
(69.6)
21.2
(70.2)
21.8
(71.2)
22.6
(72.7)
23.3
(73.9)
23.3
(73.9)
23.4
(74.1)
23.2
(73.8)
22.9
(73.2)
22.5
(72.5)
21.7
(71.1)
22.3
(72.1)
Record low °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
16.5
(61.7)
16.0
(60.8)
18.0
(64.4)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
19.0
(66.2)
17.0
(62.6)
16.0
(60.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 173.8
(6.84)
103.4
(4.07)
124.1
(4.89)
199.4
(7.85)
201.4
(7.93)
213.7
(8.41)
265.0
(10.43)
294.1
(11.58)
294.3
(11.59)
311.6
(12.27)
375.2
(14.77)
247.8
(9.76)
2,803.8
(110.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 21.3 16.6 16.1 16.9 17.1 19.3 22.2 23.2 19.7 21.3 22.2 20.9 236.7
Source: Météo-France[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 4 May 2022.
  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 August 31, 2022.

External links

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


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