Tocumen

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Tocumen
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Tocumen
Coordinates: 9°4′48″N79°22′48″W / 9.08000°N 79.38000°W / 9.08000; -79.38000 Coordinates: 9°4′48″N79°22′48″W / 9.08000°N 79.38000°W / 9.08000; -79.38000
CountryFlag of Panama.svg  Panama
Province Panamá
District Panamá
Area
[1]
  Land63.9 km2 (24.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2010) [1]
  Total74,952
  Density1,173.9/km2 (3,040/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)

Tocumen is a city and corregimiento in Panamá District, Panamá Province, Panama with a population of 74,952 as of 2010. [1] Its population as of 1990 was 47,032; its population as of 2000 was 83,187. [1] It is the site of the Tocumen International Airport.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Tocumen has a tropical monsoon climate, abbreviated "Am" on climate maps.

Climate data for Tocumen
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)36.0
(96.8)
36.6
(97.9)
37.0
(98.6)
37.6
(99.7)
38.0
(100.4)
38.0
(100.4)
36.0
(96.8)
38.0
(100.4)
35.4
(95.7)
35.2
(95.4)
35.0
(95.0)
35.5
(95.9)
36.5
(97.8)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.6
(79.9)
27.0
(80.6)
27.5
(81.5)
27.8
(82.0)
27.4
(81.3)
27.0
(80.6)
27.0
(80.6)
27.0
(80.6)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
27.0
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F)16.5
(61.7)
16.0
(60.8)
16.0
(60.8)
15.8
(60.4)
19.0
(66.2)
19.5
(67.1)
19.7
(67.5)
17.5
(63.5)
20.0
(68.0)
17.8
(64.0)
18.5
(65.3)
17.0
(62.6)
17.8
(64.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches)26.4
(1.04)
10.0
(0.39)
15.2
(0.60)
69.6
(2.74)
231.6
(9.12)
234.7
(9.24)
172.4
(6.79)
218.0
(8.58)
246.8
(9.72)
326.3
(12.85)
240.9
(9.48)
100.6
(3.96)
1,892.5
(74.51)
Average relative humidity (%)69.666.164.967.778.280.679.680.381.282.481.975.375.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 211.9203.7211.2179.6127.597.4110.5111.9113.2114.3126.6171.31,779.1
Source: [2]

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References

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  2. "Datos Historicos- Hidrometeorologica de ETESA". ETESA. Retrieved October 9, 2012.