Baltim

Baltim (Egyptian Arabic: بلطيم  pronounced [bɑlˈtˤiːm]) is a resort in the Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, in the north coast of Egypt.

Baltim
Baltim resort center
Baltim
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°35′57″N 31°05′30″E
Country Egypt
GovernorateKafr El Sheikh
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

Climate

Baltim's climate is typical to the northern coastal line which is the most moderate in Egypt. It features a hot desert climate (Köppen: BWh), but prevailing winds from the Mediterranean Sea greatly moderate the temperatures, making its summers moderately hot and humid while its winters mild and moderately wet.

The hottest temperature recorded was in April 15, 1998 which was 41 °C (106 °F) and the coldest temperature was on February 8, 2006 which was 2 °C (36 °F).[1]

Port Said, El Qoseir, Baltim, Damietta and Alexandria have the least temperature variation in Egypt, additionally, Rafah, Alexandria, Abu Qir, Rosetta, Baltim, Kafr El Dawwar and Mersa Matruh are the wettest.

Climate data for Baltim
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27
(81)
31
(88)
36
(97)
41
(106)
38
(100)
40
(104)
39
(102)
39
(102)
39
(102)
38
(100)
34
(93)
29
(84)
41
(106)
Average high °C (°F) 17.8
(64.0)
18.3
(64.9)
20.6
(69.1)
23.2
(73.8)
26.3
(79.3)
29.3
(84.7)
30
(86)
30.7
(87.3)
29.2
(84.6)
27.5
(81.5)
24.3
(75.7)
19.6
(67.3)
24.7
(76.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.4
(57.9)
14.6
(58.3)
16.5
(61.7)
18.5
(65.3)
21.5
(70.7)
24.8
(76.6)
26.3
(79.3)
27
(81)
25.3
(77.5)
23.5
(74.3)
20.2
(68.4)
16
(61)
20.7
(69.3)
Average low °C (°F) 11.1
(52.0)
10.9
(51.6)
12.4
(54.3)
13.8
(56.8)
16.7
(62.1)
20.4
(68.7)
22.6
(72.7)
23.4
(74.1)
21.5
(70.7)
19.5
(67.1)
16.2
(61.2)
12.4
(54.3)
16.7
(62.1)
Record low °C (°F) 3
(37)
2
(36)
4
(39)
9
(48)
9
(48)
12
(54)
19
(66)
12
(54)
13
(55)
13
(55)
10
(50)
7
(45)
2
(36)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 47
(1.9)
29
(1.1)
12
(0.5)
3
(0.1)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1
(0.0)
9
(0.4)
21
(0.8)
49
(1.9)
174
(6.8)
Source #1: Climate-Data.org[2]
Source #2: Voodoo Skies for record temperatures[1]

See also

References

  1. "Baltim, Egypt". Voodoo Skies. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  2. "Climate: Baltim - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
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