Kalasin

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Kalasin

กาฬสินธุ์
Town
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Kalasin
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 16°26′3″N103°30′33″E / 16.43417°N 103.50917°E / 16.43417; 103.50917
CountryThailand
Province Kalasin Province
Founded1937
Government
  MayorJaruwat Bunpherm
Area
  Total16.96 km2 (6.55 sq mi)
Elevation
152 m (499 ft)
Population
 (2015) [1]
  Total34,429
  Density2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code
46000
Area code(s) (+66) 43

Kalasin (Thai : กาฬสินธุ์) is a town ( thesaban mueang ) in northeast Thailand, the capital of Kalasin Province. [2] As of 2015, it has a population of 34,429 [1] It covers the whole tambon Kalasin of the Mueang Kalasin District, an area of 16.96 km2 (6.55 sq mi). Kalasin lies 513 kilometres (319 mi) north-northeast of Bangkok by road.

Contents

Isan woman approaching a coffee vendor in Kalasin. Food Vendor Motorbike with Sidecar - Temple on the Mountain Kalasin Thailand.jpg
Isan woman approaching a coffee vendor in Kalasin.

Geography

Climate

Climate data for Kalasin (1981–2010)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)36.3
(97.3)
38.3
(100.9)
40.8
(105.4)
41.5
(106.7)
42.3
(108.1)
38.6
(101.5)
37.1
(98.8)
35.6
(96.1)
35.3
(95.5)
35.0
(95.0)
35.5
(95.9)
35.9
(96.6)
42.3
(108.1)
Average high °C (°F)30.4
(86.7)
32.6
(90.7)
34.6
(94.3)
35.7
(96.3)
34.1
(93.4)
33.2
(91.8)
32.5
(90.5)
31.8
(89.2)
31.5
(88.7)
31.6
(88.9)
30.6
(87.1)
29.4
(84.9)
32.3
(90.1)
Daily mean °C (°F)24.1
(75.4)
26.1
(79.0)
28.7
(83.7)
30.1
(86.2)
29.5
(85.1)
29.3
(84.7)
28.8
(83.8)
28.2
(82.8)
27.9
(82.2)
27.5
(81.5)
25.6
(78.1)
23.9
(75.0)
27.5
(81.5)
Average low °C (°F)17.3
(63.1)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
24.8
(76.6)
25.1
(77.2)
24.9
(76.8)
24.7
(76.5)
24.3
(75.7)
23.0
(73.4)
19.7
(67.5)
17.2
(63.0)
22.3
(72.1)
Record low °C (°F)9.5
(49.1)
10.2
(50.4)
13.3
(55.9)
20.1
(68.2)
20.1
(68.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.2
(72.0)
21.7
(71.1)
20.5
(68.9)
15.4
(59.7)
12.0
(53.6)
5.5
(41.9)
5.5
(41.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches)3.4
(0.13)
13.4
(0.53)
47.1
(1.85)
80.3
(3.16)
190.1
(7.48)
232.8
(9.17)
238.0
(9.37)
266.5
(10.49)
221.8
(8.73)
90.3
(3.56)
21.1
(0.83)
2.3
(0.09)
1,407.1
(55.40)
Average rainy days1.22.75.08.315.715.517.119.116.58.33.10.6113.1
Average relative humidity (%)66656569767880838377706773
Mean monthly sunshine hours 275.9259.9275.9243.0198.4156.0161.2117.8144.0198.4252.0257.32,539.8
Mean daily sunshine hours 8.99.28.98.16.45.25.23.84.86.48.48.37.0
Source 1: Thai Meteorological Department [3]
Source 2: Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department (sun and humidity) [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 Department of provincial administration Archived August 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Kalasin". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. "Climatological Data for the Period 1981–2010". Thai Meteorological Department. p. 11. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  4. "ปริมาณการใช้น้ำของพืชอ้างอิงโดยวิธีของ Penman Monteith (Reference Crop Evapotranspiration by Penman Monteith)" (PDF) (in Thai). Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department. p. 52. Retrieved 2 August 2016.

Coordinates: 16°26′3″N103°30′33″E / 16.43417°N 103.50917°E / 16.43417; 103.50917