Urique

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Urique
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Urique
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°13′0″N107°55′0″W / 27.21667°N 107.91667°W / 27.21667; -107.91667 Coordinates: 27°13′0″N107°55′0″W / 27.21667°N 107.91667°W / 27.21667; -107.91667
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Urique
Elevation
550 m (1,800 ft)
Population
(2010)
  Total1,102

Urique is a town and seat of the municipality of Urique, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town of Urique had a population of 1,102, [1] up from 984 as of 2005. [2] Located in the southwest corner of the state in the region of the cliffs, the town is at the bottom of the valley Barranca de Urique, formed by the river of the same name, due to its relatively low elevation above sea level (about 550 meters) the climate of Urique is close to tropical. It's the principal village of the Municipality of Urique.

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish them vary considerably between different parts of the world.

Chihuahua (state) State of Mexico

Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua, is one of the 31 states of Mexico. It is located in Northwestern Mexico and is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. To the north and northeast, it has a long border with the U.S. adjacent to the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas. Its capital city is Chihuahua City.

Climate

Climate data for Urique (1951–2010)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)38.0
(100.4)
38.0
(100.4)
41.0
(105.8)
43.0
(109.4)
45.5
(113.9)
47.0
(116.6)
46.0
(114.8)
43.0
(109.4)
43.5
(110.3)
43.0
(109.4)
40.0
(104.0)
36.0
(96.8)
47.0
(116.6)
Average high °C (°F)26.5
(79.7)
28.6
(83.5)
31.3
(88.3)
34.9
(94.8)
38.2
(100.8)
39.9
(103.8)
35.4
(95.7)
35.1
(95.2)
35.4
(95.7)
34.5
(94.1)
31.2
(88.2)
27.4
(81.3)
33.2
(91.8)
Daily mean °C (°F)18.1
(64.6)
19.4
(66.9)
21.7
(71.1)
25.1
(77.2)
28.6
(83.5)
31.2
(88.2)
28.7
(83.7)
28.2
(82.8)
28.0
(82.4)
25.7
(78.3)
22.0
(71.6)
18.8
(65.8)
24.6
(76.3)
Average low °C (°F)9.6
(49.3)
10.1
(50.2)
12.0
(53.6)
15.3
(59.5)
19.1
(66.4)
22.6
(72.7)
21.9
(71.4)
21.4
(70.5)
20.5
(68.9)
16.9
(62.4)
12.8
(55.0)
10.2
(50.4)
16.0
(60.8)
Record low °C (°F)0.0
(32.0)
1.0
(33.8)
0.5
(32.9)
7.0
(44.6)
11.0
(51.8)
10.5
(50.9)
17.0
(62.6)
17.5
(63.5)
14.0
(57.2)
9.5
(49.1)
5.5
(41.9)
1.5
(34.7)
0.0
(32.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)41.2
(1.62)
22.6
(0.89)
15.1
(0.59)
5.7
(0.22)
10.7
(0.42)
79.6
(3.13)
187.7
(7.39)
169.3
(6.67)
115.1
(4.53)
52.1
(2.05)
20.0
(0.79)
50.2
(1.98)
769.3
(30.29)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)3.92.41.80.91.07.819.116.610.24.02.33.973.9
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional [3]


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References

  1. "Urique". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 25, 2008
  3. "Estado de Chihuahua-Estacion: Urique (SMN)". Normales Climatologicas 1951–2010 (in Spanish). Servicio Meteorologico Nacional. Archived from the original on 17 March 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2019.