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Stensele
Stensele's wooden church
Stensele is located in Västerbotten
Stensele
Stensele
Stensele is located in Sweden
Stensele
Stensele
Coordinates: 65°05′N 17°10′E / 65.083°N 17.167°E / 65.083; 17.167Coordinates: 65°05′N 17°10′E / 65.083°N 17.167°E / 65.083; 17.167
Country Sweden
Province Lapland
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Storuman Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.25 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 546
 • Density 437/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Stensele is a locality situated in Storuman Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 546 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It lies not far from the municipal seat of Storuman itself. The town boasts Sweden's largest wooden church.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Stensele, 1961–1990
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −8.7
(16.3)
−6.3
(20.7)
−1.0
(30.2)
4.0
(39.2)
11.1
(52)
16.9
(62.4)
18.3
(64.9)
16.2
(61.2)
10.6
(51.1)
4.7
(40.5)
−2.6
(27.3)
−6.5
(20.3)
4.7
(40.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −12.8
(9)
−10.7
(12.7)
−5.9
(21.4)
−0.3
(31.5)
6.2
(43.2)
11.8
(53.2)
13.5
(56.3)
11.6
(52.9)
6.8
(44.2)
1.7
(35.1)
−5.6
(21.9)
−10.4
(13.3)
0.5
(32.9)
Average low °C (°F) −17.4
(0.7)
−15.7
(3.7)
−11.2
(11.8)
−4.9
(23.2)
1.0
(33.8)
6.6
(43.9)
8.6
(47.5)
7.0
(44.6)
3.0
(37.4)
−1.3
(29.7)
−9.1
(15.6)
−14.8
(5.4)
−4
(24.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 34
(1.34)
25
(0.98)
28
(1.1)
26
(1.02)
36
(1.42)
54
(2.13)
88
(3.46)
65
(2.56)
55
(2.17)
42
(1.65)
41
(1.61)
35
(1.38)
529
(20.82)
Source: Hong Kong Observatory.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Climatological Information for Stensele, Sweden

See also[edit]

  • Blue Highway, a tourist route (Norway - Sweden - Finland - Russia)