Maxcanú

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Location o Maxcanú in Yucatán

Maxcanú is a lairge toun in the wastren pairt o the Mexican state o Yucatán. It functions as the seat for the Maxcanú Municipality an aw. It is locatit on Federal Heich-gate 180, approximately 62 km (38.5 mi) sooth o Mérida.

The auncient Maya steid o Oxkintok an the caves o Calcehtok are close tae Maxcanú, while anither auncient Maya dounset, Chunchucmil, is locatit ca. 25 kilometers wast o the toun.

Facilities available in Maxcanú include: internet cafes; grocery stores; fresh produce mercat; faimily restaurants; public telephones; DVD rental; hardware stores; bus station (for connections tae Mérida an Campeche); an a "combi" taxi staund for travellin tae local veelages.

Maxcanú is the birthplace o Alfredo Barrera Vásquez, the notit Mexican anthropologist an Mayanist scholar who wis the principal editor ahint the Diccionario Cordemex, the influential Mayan-Spainyie dictionar an orthografie.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Maxcanú
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
31.4
(88.5)
34.1
(93.4)
35.9
(96.6)
36.7
(98.1)
35.5
(95.9)
35
(95)
34.6
(94.3)
33.8
(92.8)
32
(90)
31.0
(87.8)
29.6
(85.3)
33.3
(91.9)
Average law °C (°F) 16.2
(61.2)
17.3
(63.1)
19.1
(66.4)
21.0
(69.8)
22.4
(72.3)
22.7
(72.9)
22.4
(72.3)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
20.9
(69.6)
18.8
(65.8)
17.3
(63.1)
20.2
(68.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
18
(0.7)
25
(1)
110
(4.5)
170
(6.7)
160
(6.4)
170
(6.7)
190
(7.6)
120
(4.7)
48
(1.9)
41
(1.6)
1,108
(44)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Maxcanú, Yucatán". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

Coordinates: 20°35′N 89°59′W / 20.583°N 89.983°W / 20.583; -89.983