Sekong

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Sekong ເຊກອງ
District & municipality
Sekong is located in LaosSekongSekongLocation in Laos
Coordinates: 15°20′40″N 106°43′03″E / 15.34444°N 106.71750°E / 15.34444; 106.71750
Country Laos
Population (2015)
 • Total35,000

Sekong (or Xekong; Lao ເຊກອງ) is the capital city of Sekong Province, Sekong District, Laos. It was created in 1984 after it was ascertained that Ban Phon's unexploded ordnance made it uninhabitable.

Climate

Climate data for Sekong (1990–2019)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 32.2
(90.0)
34.1
(93.4)
36.1
(97.0)
36.0
(96.8)
34.0
(93.2)
32.4
(90.3)
31.2
(88.2)
31.1
(88.0)
31.6
(88.9)
31.9
(89.4)
31.8
(89.2)
31.2
(88.2)
32.8
(91.1)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 15.8
(60.4)
17.9
(64.2)
21.4
(70.5)
23.5
(74.3)
24.4
(75.9)
24.4
(75.9)
24.0
(75.2)
23.9
(75.0)
23.7
(74.7)
22.2
(72.0)
20.1
(68.2)
17.0
(62.6)
21.5
(70.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2
(0.1)
10
(0.4)
37
(1.5)
87
(3.4)
164
(6.5)
189
(7.4)
303
(11.9)
272
(10.7)
239
(9.4)
98
(3.9)
32
(1.3)
4
(0.2)
1,437
(56.7)
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

References

  1. ^ "Results of Population and Housing Census 2015" (PDF). Lao Statistics Bureau. Retrieved 19 February 2024.
  2. ^ Rough Guides (20 January 2011). The Rough Guide to Laos. Penguin. pp. 257–. ISBN 978-1-4053-8561-9. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Climatology and agroclimatology atlas of the Lao People's Democratic Republic" (PDF). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 March 2024. Retrieved 17 March 2024.


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