Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo

Felipe Carrillo Puerto is the municipal seat and largest city in Felipe Carrillo Puerto Municipality in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 25,744 persons, mostly of Maya descent.[1]

Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 19°34′43″N 88°02′43″W
CountryMexico
StateQuintana Roo
MunicipalityFelipe Carrillo Puerto
Named forFelipe Carrillo Puerto
Government
  Municipal PresidentGabriel Carballo
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2010)
  Total25,744
Demonym(s)Carrilloportense
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Standard Time)
ClimateAw
Websitewww.felipecarrillopuerto.gob.mx

The city of Felipe Carrillo Puerto was founded in 1850 by independent Maya people during the Caste War of Yucatán under the name Chan Santa Cruz. After it was conquered by Mexican troops in 1901, it was renamed "Santa Cruz del Bravo" before acquiring its present name. The Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve lies just east of the city.

Climate

Climate data for Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo (1951–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.0
(98.6)
39.0
(102.2)
42.0
(107.6)
44.0
(111.2)
40.5
(104.9)
40.0
(104.0)
39.0
(102.2)
38.5
(101.3)
40.0
(104.0)
38.0
(100.4)
37.5
(99.5)
39.5
(103.1)
44.0
(111.2)
Average high °C (°F) 28.8
(83.8)
29.9
(85.8)
31.7
(89.1)
33.2
(91.8)
34.0
(93.2)
33.1
(91.6)
33.2
(91.8)
33.4
(92.1)
33.0
(91.4)
31.8
(89.2)
30.3
(86.5)
29.0
(84.2)
31.8
(89.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.9
(73.2)
23.6
(74.5)
25.2
(77.4)
26.7
(80.1)
28.0
(82.4)
27.8
(82.0)
27.9
(82.2)
27.8
(82.0)
27.7
(81.9)
26.5
(79.7)
24.8
(76.6)
23.3
(73.9)
26.0
(78.8)
Average low °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
17.2
(63.0)
18.7
(65.7)
20.3
(68.5)
22.0
(71.6)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.5)
22.2
(72.0)
22.4
(72.3)
21.2
(70.2)
19.2
(66.6)
17.7
(63.9)
20.2
(68.4)
Record low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
7.0
(44.6)
8.0
(46.4)
6.0
(42.8)
13.5
(56.3)
5.0
(41.0)
15.5
(59.9)
6.0
(42.8)
17.0
(62.6)
11.5
(52.7)
9.0
(48.2)
7.5
(45.5)
4.5
(40.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 54.4
(2.14)
50.2
(1.98)
38.5
(1.52)
40.4
(1.59)
117.0
(4.61)
171.8
(6.76)
150.2
(5.91)
160.3
(6.31)
210.4
(8.28)
170.8
(6.72)
84.2
(3.31)
57.0
(2.24)
1,305.2
(51.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.4 5.7 4.1 3.6 7.8 13.6 13.9 14.9 17.2 15.4 10.4 8.9 123.9
Average relative humidity (%) 76 75 71 69 71 77 76 78 79 80 78 78 76
Mean monthly sunshine hours 213 245 273 273 258 215 232 232 196 216 215 201 2,769
Source #1: Servicio Meteorológico National (humidity 1981–2000)[2][3][4]
Source #2: Deutscher Wetterdienst (sun, 1961–1990)[5][lower-alpha 1]

References

  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI Archived May 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Estado de Quintana Roo–Estacion: Felipe Carrillo Puerto (DGE)". NORMALES CLIMATOLÓGICAS 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico National. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  3. "Extreme Temperatures and Precipitation for Felipe Carrillo Puerto (DGE) 1952–2009" (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  4. "NORMALES CLIMATOLÓGICAS 1981–2000" (PDF) (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  5. "Station 76698 Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.ROO". Global station data 1961–1990—Sunshine Duration. Deutscher Wetterdienst. Archived from the original on 17 October 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2015.

Notes

  1. Station ID for Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.ROO. is 76698 Use this station ID to locate the sunshine duration


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