Torup, Halland

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Torup
Coordinates: 56°57′28.08″N13°4′51.24″E / 56.9578000°N 13.0809000°E / 56.9578000; 13.0809000 Coordinates: 56°57′28.08″N13°4′51.24″E / 56.9578000°N 13.0809000°E / 56.9578000; 13.0809000
Country Sweden
Province Halland
County Halland County
Municipality Hylte Municipality
Area
[1]
  Total1.63 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010) [1]
  Total1,183
  Density726/km2 (1,880/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Torup (Swedish pronunciation:  [ˈtǔːrɵp] ) [2] is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 1,183 inhabitants in 2010. [1]

Climate

Torup has a transitional oceanic climate with considerable moderate continental attributes. It is consistently the rainiest location in the country of the official 100 reference weather stations used by SMHI for its monthly reports. Considering its southerly latitude in the country, cold extremes are above average. Frost has been recorded even in the midst of summer. Temperature normals however do not differ much from other southern Sweden localities, with winter highs most often staying above freezing and summers being warm.

Climate data for Torup (temperatures 2002-2015; precipitation Jan 2002-May 2018)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)9.9
(49.8)
15.7
(60.3)
19.9
(67.8)
28.6
(83.5)
29.2
(84.6)
33.1
(91.6)
34.0
(93.2)
35.5
(95.9)
28.3
(82.9)
22.1
(71.8)
14.6
(58.3)
11.2
(52.2)
35.5
(95.9)
Average high °C (°F)1.3
(34.3)
1.9
(35.4)
6.1
(43.0)
11.9
(53.4)
16.9
(62.4)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
21.4
(70.5)
17.3
(63.1)
11.1
(52.0)
6.3
(43.3)
3.0
(37.4)
11.6
(52.9)
Daily mean °C (°F)−1.2
(29.8)
−1.0
(30.2)
1.8
(35.2)
6.3
(43.3)
11.0
(51.8)
14.1
(57.4)
16.9
(62.4)
16.2
(61.2)
12.3
(54.1)
7.3
(45.1)
3.9
(39.0)
0.6
(33.1)
7.3
(45.1)
Average low °C (°F)−3.7
(25.3)
−3.9
(25.0)
−2.4
(27.7)
0.7
(33.3)
5.0
(41.0)
8.3
(46.9)
11.4
(52.5)
11.0
(51.8)
7.4
(45.3)
3.4
(38.1)
1.4
(34.5)
−1.7
(28.9)
3.0
(37.4)
Record low °C (°F)−31.4
(−24.5)
−29.5
(−21.1)
−23.6
(−10.5)
−11.5
(11.3)
−7.5
(18.5)
−2.7
(27.1)
−0.7
(30.7)
−2.4
(27.7)
−5.8
(21.6)
−13.6
(7.5)
−18.3
(−0.9)
−28.9
(−20.0)
−31.4
(−24.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches)116.0
(4.57)
75.4
(2.97)
60.1
(2.37)
54.3
(2.14)
70.2
(2.76)
104.4
(4.11)
111.8
(4.40)
146.7
(5.78)
99.4
(3.91)
120.4
(4.74)
110.0
(4.33)
125.9
(4.96)
1,194.6
(47.03)
Source 1: SMHI Average Precipitation 2002-2018 [3]
Source 2: SMHI Average Data 2002-2015 [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 25.
  3. "SMHI Open Data". SMHI. September 2018. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. "Statistics from Weather Stations" (in Swedish). SMHI. February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.