Summer Capital of Comval
Climate, Rainfall and Temperature PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Alicia M. Graciadas   
Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Temperature

Latest data gathered revealed that the average monthly temperature of the province was at 27.4 degrees centigrade. The warmest occurred in April at 28.80 degrees centigrade while the coolest took place in January at 24.38 degrees centigrade (Table 08).


Rainfall

As reflected in Table 5, the heaviest monthly average rainfall was in 2006 at 14.8 millimeters and the lightest was in 2007 with only 9.9 millimeters. In 2007, the heaviest rainfall occurred in January at 35.30 millimeters and the lightest happened in October at 3.61 millimeters (Table 08).

Relative Humidity

Availble data showed that the highest relative humidity of the province generally reached at 92% while the lowest ranged from 69% to around 84%.  

Table 08. Climatological Data of Compostela Valley, 2003-2007

Month

Temperature

Rainfall (mm.)

Relative Humidity (%)

Maximum

Minimum

Mean

Highest

Lowest

Mean

2007

31.6

23.2

27.4

9.9

92

no data available


January

27.65

21.10

24.38

35.30

92


February

30.47

23.08

26.78

9.20

92


March

32.64

23.62

28.13

5.30

91


April

33.54

24.06

28.80

4.60

90


May

32.55

23.51

28.03

12.40

91


June

31.66

24.12

27.89

5.00

91


July

32.52

23.59

28.06

4.10

90


August

no data available

no data available

-

no observation

no observation


September


October

32.64

23.77

28.21

3.61

91


November

32.00

23.33

27.67

6.80

91


December

30.00

21.85

25.93

12.52

92


2006

31.5

23.5

27.5

14.8

92

83.6

87.8

2005

No observations

23.5


13.7

92

79.1

85.5

2004

31.8

24.3

28.2

14.4

92

80.6

79.3

2003

31.2

24.5

27.9

No observations

89

69.8

79.4


Wind Direction

Record shows that the wind is usually blowing to the north, specially during the months of June, July, and September; to the north-northeast during the months of August, October, November, and December; to the south during the months of March, April, and May; and to the south-southwest in January and February.