Mazahua is a populated place in the region of Oaxaca, the country of Mexico with an average elevation of 180 meter above sea level. The location is sparsely populated with 20 people per km2 . The nearest town larger than 50,000 inhabitants takes about 0:39 hour by local transportation.
An estimated 0.75% of the children below 5 years old are underweight, with a mortality of 32 per 1,000 births.
Mazahua can have destructive (viii) earthquakes (on average one every 50 years), with occurances at >7 Richter. When a strong earthquake occurs, damage will be slight in specially designed structures but considerable in ordinary substantial buildings with partial collapse. Heavy furniture is moved. Poorly built structures will be demolished. There is a medium occurence of periods with extreme drought. Flooding risk is high. There is a low chance of cyclones hitting Mazahua. Natural ocurances of landslides are low to medium.
May is warmest with an average temperature of 33.7 °C at noon. January is coldest with an average temperature of 18.2 °C at night. Mazahua has no distinct temperature seasons, the temperature is relatively constant during the year. The temperatures at night are cooler than during daytime. February is on average the month with most sunshine. Rainfall and other precipitation peaks around June. The time around April is driest.
Mazahua has a humid (> 0.65 p/pet) climate. The land area is not cultivated, most of the natural vegetation is still intact. The landscape is mostly covered with closed to open grassland. The climate is classified as a tropical savanna (winter dry season), , with a tropical dry forest biozone . The soil in the area is high in luvisols, cambisols (lv), soil with clay-enriched lower horizon, high cec, and high saturation of bases.
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