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Sriharikota

Sriharikota
శ్రీహరికోట
श्रीहरिकोटा
town
Sriharikota is located in Andhra Pradesh
Sriharikota
Coordinates:
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Nellore District
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 524124
Vehicle registration AP
Climate tropical wet and dry (Köppen)

Sriharikota is a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle from Sriharikota.[1]

Contents

  • Location 1
  • Climate 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Location

Sriharikota is located in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh and separates Pulicat Lake from the Bay of Bengal[2] The nearest town and railway station is Sullurpeta.[3]

Climate

The climate of Sriharikota is tropical wet and dry (Aw; bordering on As) in the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system.

Climate data for Sriharikota
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
31.5
(88.7)
33.6
(92.5)
36
(97)
38.8
(101.8)
38
(100)
35.6
(96.1)
35.2
(95.4)
34.5
(94.1)
32.3
(90.1)
29.6
(85.3)
28.8
(83.8)
33.63
(92.51)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.6
(76.3)
26
(79)
28.1
(82.6)
30.9
(87.6)
33.4
(92.1)
32.8
(91)
31
(88)
30.7
(87.3)
30
(86)
28.3
(82.9)
26
(79)
24.6
(76.3)
28.87
(84.01)
Average low °C (°F) 19.7
(67.5)
20.6
(69.1)
22.7
(72.9)
25.8
(78.4)
28
(82)
27.7
(81.9)
26.5
(79.7)
26.2
(79.2)
25.6
(78.1)
24.4
(75.9)
22.4
(72.3)
20.2
(68.4)
24.15
(75.45)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.51)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
15
(0.59)
58
(2.28)
49
(1.93)
101
(3.98)
127
(5)
95
(3.74)
253
(9.96)
287
(11.3)
109
(4.29)
1,112
(43.78)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1m[4]

References

Pulicat Lake near Sriharikota
  1. ^ [4] Srīharikota Island. (2011). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
  2. ^ [5] Pincode and Map Location of SRIHARIKOTA RANGE, NELLORE District, ANDHRA PRADESH State-Source Pincode locator
  3. ^ [6] Driving Directions from Sriharikota to Sullurpeta-Source-Google Maps
  4. ^ "Climate: Sriharikota - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 

External links

  • Sriharikota's Videos and Pictures
  • About Sriharikota at Sharicons website
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