Hawf District

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Hawf District
District
Country  Yemen
Governorate Al Mahrah
Population (2003)
 • Total 5,143
Time zone Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)

Hawf District is a district of the Al Mahrah Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 5143 inhabitants.[1] The Hawf Area was nomination to be a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site in August 2002. Current the status is listed as tentatively approved. [2]

Climate

In Hawf, the climate is hot and dry. Most rain falls in the winter. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Bwh. The average annual temperature in Hawf is 26.2 °C (79.2 °F). About 51 mm (2.01 in) of precipitation falls annually.

Climate data for Hawf
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.4
(81.3)
27.9
(82.2)
30.4
(86.7)
32.6
(90.7)
34.4
(93.9)
34.6
(94.3)
31.7
(89.1)
31.2
(88.2)
31.9
(89.4)
31.6
(88.9)
30.5
(86.9)
28.2
(82.8)
31
(87.9)
Average low °C (°F) 16.7
(62.1)
18.1
(64.6)
20.1
(68.2)
22.5
(72.5)
25.0
(77)
25.9
(78.6)
24.6
(76.3)
23.7
(74.7)
23.5
(74.3)
21.1
(70)
19.3
(66.7)
17.9
(64.2)
21.5
(70.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
4
(0.16)
10
(0.39)
1
(0.04)
2
(0.08)
7
(0.28)
8
(0.31)
1
(0.04)
2
(0.08)
4
(0.16)
5
(0.2)
51
(2.01)
Source: Climate-Data.org,Climate data

References

  1. ^ "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Hawf Area". UNESCO. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 

Coordinates: 16°35′N 52°50′E / 16.583°N 52.833°E / 16.583; 52.833

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