Mường Lay

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Mường Lay

Thị xã Mường Lay
Mường Lay Town
Skyline of Mường Lay
Location in northern Vietnam
Location in northern Vietnam
Mường Lay is located in Vietnam
Mường Lay
Mường Lay
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 22°4′4″N 103°9′2″E / 22.06778°N 103.15056°E / 22.06778; 103.15056
Country Vietnam
RegionNorthwest
ProvinceĐiện Biên
Established8 October 1971
Area
 • Town (Class-4)114.035 km2 (44.029 sq mi)
 • Urban
52.355 km2 (20.214 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Town (Class-4)14,379
 • Density126/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Urban
9,951
 • Urban density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)
ClimateCwa
Mường Lay

Mường Lay is a town of Điện Biên Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.

Geography[edit]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Muong Cha has 3 administrative units, including two wards (phường) and one commune ():

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Mường Lay
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.3
(93.7)
38.0
(100.4)
39.0
(102.2)
41.0
(105.8)
42.5
(108.5)
39.1
(102.4)
37.5
(99.5)
38.9
(102.0)
38.0
(100.4)
37.0
(98.6)
37.0
(98.6)
34.0
(93.2)
42.5
(108.5)
Average high °C (°F) 23.4
(74.1)
25.9
(78.6)
29.9
(85.8)
32.4
(90.3)
32.7
(90.9)
31.7
(89.1)
31.3
(88.3)
32.0
(89.6)
31.9
(89.4)
29.9
(85.8)
26.5
(79.7)
23.5
(74.3)
29.3
(84.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
18.7
(65.7)
21.9
(71.4)
24.8
(76.6)
26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
25.9
(78.6)
23.9
(75.0)
20.4
(68.7)
17.2
(63.0)
23.0
(73.4)
Average low °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
14.5
(58.1)
16.7
(62.1)
20.0
(68.0)
22.5
(72.5)
23.9
(75.0)
23.8
(74.8)
23.7
(74.7)
22.6
(72.7)
20.5
(68.9)
17.1
(62.8)
13.9
(57.0)
19.4
(66.9)
Record low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
7.1
(44.8)
8.1
(46.6)
12.9
(55.2)
14.1
(57.4)
18.2
(64.8)
20.7
(69.3)
19.1
(66.4)
16.4
(61.5)
10.0
(50.0)
7.5
(45.5)
3.6
(38.5)
3.4
(38.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27
(1.1)
36
(1.4)
60
(2.4)
135
(5.3)
258
(10.2)
438
(17.2)
467
(18.4)
372
(14.6)
146
(5.7)
91
(3.6)
51
(2.0)
25
(1.0)
2,105
(82.9)
Average precipitation days 5.4 5.1 7.4 13.2 19.5 23.8 25.8 22.0 13.0 10.1 6.8 5.7 157.9
Average relative humidity (%) 81.1 76.6 74.7 76.6 80.4 86.2 87.9 86.7 84.5 84.2 84.1 84.0 82.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 131 144 186 200 186 120 123 150 164 153 138 131 1,824
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF) (in Vietnamese). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.