Rust, Baden-Württemberg

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Rust is a town in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is also the home of the famous theme park Europa-Park. The Renaissance era Balthasar Castle is now part of the theme park. The protected floodplain forest Taubergießen is adjacent to Rust.

Rust
Coat of arms of Rust
Coat of arms
Location of Rust within Ortenaukreis district
Rust in OG.svg
Rust is located in Germany
Rust
Rust
Rust is located in Baden-Württemberg
Rust
Rust
Coordinates: 48°16′06″N 07°43′40″E / 48.26833°N 7.72778°E / 48.26833; 7.72778Coordinates: 48°16′06″N 07°43′40″E / 48.26833°N 7.72778°E / 48.26833; 7.72778
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorKai-Achim Klare (SPD)
Area
 • Total13.27 km2 (5.12 sq mi)
Elevation
169 m (554 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,285
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
77977
Dialling codes07822
Vehicle registrationLR,OG
Websitewww.rust.de

GeographyEdit

Rust is located between the Black Forest and the Vosges where the Elz (Baden) River merges with the Upper Rhine River Plains from the southeast. The Elz enters the city from the south and runs in a northwesterly direction first through the village and borders the Europa-Park, Germany's largest amusement park.

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

The following villages are sharing border with Rust. They are listed clockwise starting from the north: Kappel-Grafenhausen, Ringsheim, Rheinhausen. In the east the border is the river Rhine and the village of Rhinau (France). The next town is Lahr (17 km northwest).

ClimateEdit

The Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate). However, it is close to being "humid subtropical climate" due to the mean temperatures in July and August just under 22 °C. [2]. [3].

Climate data for Rust (CFB Lahr) 2015-2020 Extremes; High, Low, Mean Temperatures with precipitation + Sunny days
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
20.5
(68.9)
24.4
(75.9)
29.8
(85.6)
32.8
(91.0)
37.0
(98.6)
38.4
(101.1)
39.5
(103.1)
32.2
(90.0)
27.7
(81.9)
23.0
(73.4)
16.9
(62.4)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) 6.1
(43.0)
7.8
(46.0)
12.5
(54.5)
17.0
(62.6)
20.7
(69.3)
25.2
(77.4)
28.0
(82.4)
27.2
(81.0)
22.5
(72.5)
16.3
(61.3)
10.5
(50.9)
7.6
(45.7)
16.8
(62.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.1
(37.6)
3.7
(38.7)
7.3
(45.1)
11.0
(51.8)
15.1
(59.2)
19.5
(67.1)
21.7
(71.1)
20.5
(68.9)
16.0
(60.8)
11.1
(52.0)
6.8
(44.2)
4.5
(40.1)
11.65
(52.97)
Average low °C (°F) −0.3
(31.5)
−0.4
(31.3)
2
(36)
4.7
(40.5)
9.3
(48.7)
13.5
(56.3)
15.0
(59.0)
14.1
(57.4)
10.0
(50.0)
6.3
(43.3)
2.8
(37.0)
1.1
(34.0)
6.5
(43.7)
Record low °C (°F) −11.8
(10.8)
−12.6
(9.3)
−4.9
(23.2)
−2.8
(27.0)
1.1
(34.0)
6.1
(43.0)
6.4
(43.5)
6.5
(43.7)
1.2
(34.2)
−2.1
(28.2)
−7.2
(19.0)
−6.7
(19.9)
−12.6
(9.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 60
(2.4)
40
(1.6)
42
(1.7)
66
(2.6)
108
(4.3)
69
(2.7)
58
(2.3)
49
(1.9)
45
(1.8)
44
(1.7)
49
(1.9)
46
(1.8)
676
(26.6)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 18 13 13 14 15 13 12 11 10 11 14 16 160
Average snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 15
Average relative humidity (%) 87 84 77 72 73 73 73 76 80 86 85 87 79
Mean monthly sunshine hours 53 95 152 193 216 244 274 244 196 109 63 56 1,895
Source: Wetterdienst[4]


External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Lahr
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Lahr". Principal Station Data. Wetterdienst. Archived from the original on 2 February 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2020.