Kalewa

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Kalewa
Town
Skyline of Kalewa
Kalewa is located in Myanmar
Kalewa
Kalewa
Location of Kalewa within Myanmar
Coordinates: 23°12′48″N 94°19′06″E / 23.21333°N 94.31833°E / 23.21333; 94.31833Coordinates: 23°12′48″N 94°19′06″E / 23.21333°N 94.31833°E / 23.21333; 94.31833
Country  Myanmar
Division  Sagaing Region
District Kale
Township Kale Township
Time zone UTC+06:30 (MST)

Kalewa is a town at the confluence of the Chindwin River and the Myittha River in Kale District, Sagaing Region of north-western Myanmar. It is the administrative seat of Kalewa Township.

Climate

Kalewa has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). Temperatures are very warm throughout the year, although the winter months (December–February) are milder. The pre-monsoon months from March to May are especially hot, with maximum temperatures around 35 °C (95 °F). There is a winter dry season (November–April) and a summer wet season (May–October).

Climate data for Kalewa (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.8
(87.4)
37.2
(99.0)
41.8
(107.2)
43.4
(110.1)
45.0
(113.0)
42.8
(109.0)
38.9
(102.0)
37.2
(99.0)
35.6
(96.1)
35.1
(95.2)
32.8
(91.0)
30.1
(86.2)
45.0
(113.0)
Average high °C (°F) 25.6
(78.1)
29.2
(84.6)
33.9
(93.0)
36.5
(97.7)
35.7
(96.3)
32.9
(91.2)
32.5
(90.5)
31.9
(89.4)
31.5
(88.7)
30.9
(87.6)
27.9
(82.2)
25.0
(77.0)
31.1
(88.0)
Average low °C (°F) 13.3
(55.9)
14.4
(57.9)
17.9
(64.2)
22.1
(71.8)
24.2
(75.6)
25.0
(77.0)
25.0
(77.0)
24.8
(76.6)
24.1
(75.4)
22.9
(73.2)
19.1
(66.4)
14.9
(58.8)
20.6
(69.1)
Record low °C (°F) 9.4
(48.9)
9.5
(49.1)
10.0
(50.0)
15.6
(60.1)
15.5
(59.9)
21.8
(71.2)
22.4
(72.3)
20.8
(69.4)
21.5
(70.7)
18.6
(65.5)
13.4
(56.1)
10.7
(51.3)
9.4
(48.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 2.9
(0.11)
4.0
(0.16)
17.3
(0.68)
37.6
(1.48)
182.0
(7.17)
272.1
(10.71)
245.6
(9.67)
303.3
(11.94)
346.3
(13.63)
187.5
(7.38)
38.7
(1.52)
4.0
(0.16)
1,641.3
(64.62)
Source: Norwegian Meteorological Institute[1]

Economy

Upstream from Mandalay and Monywa on the Chindwin River, Kalewa is gaining importance as a staging point for trade between Burma and India.

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Myanmar Climate Report" (PDF). Norwegian Meteorological Institute. pp. 23–36. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.

See also

  • Chaube, S.K. 1999. Hill Politics in North-east India. Patna: Orient Longman.
  • Lalsiampuii, s. 1997. Mizoram. New Delhi: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Govt. of India.
  • Johnny, N.E. 1991. Lushai custom; A monograph on Lushai customs and ceremonies. Aizawl: Tribal Research Institute.
  • Tribal Research Institute. 1991. Tribal Research Institute, Directorate of Art and Culture.
  • Tribal Research. 1980. The Tribes of Mizos. (A Dissertation): Tribal Research Institute.
  • "The Lost Tribes of Israel", Tudor Parfitt, Phoenix, 2002. ISBN 1-84212-665-2
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