Santos, São Paulo

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Santos
Município
Estância Balneária de Santos
frae top, left tae richt: Canal 4, Jardins da orla de Santos, Port of Santos, Bondes de Santos, Museu de Pesca, Litoral de São Paulo, Santos skyline

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Coat of arms
Motto: Patriam Charitatem et Libertatem Docui
(Latin: Tae the hameland A taucht charity an liberty)
Santos, São Paulo is located in Brazil
Santos
Santos
Location o Santos athin Brazil
Coordinates: 23°56′13.16″S 46°19′30.34″W / 23.9369889°S 46.3250944°W / -23.9369889; -46.3250944
Kintra Brazil Brazil
State Banner o São Paulo (state) São Paulo
Government
 • Type Mayor-cooncil
 • Mayor João Paulo Tavares Papa (PMDB)
Area
 • Município 280.3 km2 (108.2 sq mi)
 • Urban 803 km2 (310 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Município 419,757
1,476,820(Baixada Santista)
 • Density 1,494/km2 (3,870/sq mi)
Demonym Santista
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal code 11000-000
Area code +55 (Brazil) 13 (Region)
Website www.santos.sp.gov.br

Santos (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈsɐ̃tus] ( listen), Saints) is a municipality in the São Paulo state o Brazil, foondit in 1546 bi the Portuguese nobleman Brás Cubas. It is pairtially locatit on the island o São Vicente, which harbors both the ceety o Santos an the ceety o São Vicente, an pairtially on the mainland. It is the main ceety in the metropolitan region o Baixada Santista. In 2006, its population wis estimatit at 418,375 (1,476,820 metro aurie). Santos haes the biggest seaport in Laitin Americae, which handled ower 72 million tons in 2006. It haes lairge industrial complexes an shippin centers, which handle a lairge portion o the warld's coffee exports, as well as a number o ither Brazilian exports includin steel, ile, caurs, oranges, bananas an cotton. The ceety is hame tae the Coffee Museum an aw, whare, ance, coffee prices wur negotiatit. There is a fitbaa memorial an aw, dedicatit tae the ceety's greatest players, which includes Pelé, who played for Santos Futebol Clube. Its beachfront garden, 5.335 mts in length, figurs in the Guinness Beuk o Records as the lairgest beachfront garden in the warld.

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Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Despite the fact that its locatit just ootside the tropics, Santos haes a tropical rainforest climate wi nae real dry saison. Tropical rainforest climates are typically foond near the equator, so Santos featurin this type o climate is an exceptional situation. Aw months o the year averages mair than 60 mm o rainfaw durin the course o the year. Santos features wairm weather throughoot the year, though Juin in Santos is somewha ceuler (an drier) than Januar. The average temperatur in the ceety durin the month o Juin is 23°C, while the average temperatur in Januar is 28°C. Precipitation in Santos is appallingly copious, amoontin tae 2,081 mm (81.9 in) annually. Santos lees in ane o the few isolatit regions o Brazil ootside o the tropical Amazon Basin that receive mair than 2,000 mm (79 in) o total average precipitation annually, although nearby Ubatuba approximately 140 km (87 mi) tae the ENE is considerably wetter than Santos, receivin an average o 2,645 mm (104.1 in) o precipitation annually.

Climate data for Santos, Brazil
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
27
(81)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
22
(72)
24
(75)
26
(79)
27
(81)
25.0
(77.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
23
(73)
20
(68)
18
(64)
18
(64)
18
(64)
19
(66)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
21.4
(70.6)
Average laich °C (°F) 21
(70)
22
(72)
22
(72)
19
(66)
17
(63)
15
(59)
14
(57)
16
(61)
17
(63)
18
(64)
20
(68)
20
(68)
18.4
(65.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 279
(10.98)
220
(8.66)
243
(9.57)
195
(7.68)
171
(6.73)
100
(3.94)
112
(4.41)
71
(2.8)
129
(5.08)
163
(6.42)
163
(6.42)
235
(9.25)
2,081
(81.93)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 140 141 145 135 134 133 127 113 89 101 119 119 1,496
Source: The Weather Network [1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Climate Statistics for Santos, Brazil". Retrieved January 7, 2012. 

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