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Ai-Petri (Ukrainian: Ай-Петрі, Russian: Ай-Петри, Crimean Tatar: Ay Petri); (translated from Greek. Saint Peter) is a peak in the Crimean Mountains. For administrative purposes it is in the Yalta municipality of Crimea. The name has Greek origin, and is translated as St. Peter (Greek: Άγιος Πέτρος).

Ai-Petri
AjPetri02.jpg
Cablecar ascending Ai-Petri
Highest point
Elevation1,234.2 m (4,049 ft)
Coordinates44°27′4″N 34°3′10″E / 44.45111°N 34.05278°E / 44.45111; 34.05278
Geography
Ai-Petri is located in Crimea
Ai-Petri
Ai-Petri
Country Ukraine
Parent rangeCrimean Mountains

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OverviewEdit

Ai-Petri is one of the windiest places in Crimea. The wind blows for 125 days a year, reaching a speed of 50 m/s (110 mph).[1]

The peak is located above the city of Alupka and the town of Koreiz.

There is a cable car that takes passengers from a station near Alupka to the main area in Ai-Petri.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Ai-Petri (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.6
(25.5)
−3.1
(26.4)
−0.5
(31.1)
4.9
(40.8)
9.5
(49.1)
12.9
(55.2)
15.1
(59.2)
14.7
(58.5)
11.0
(51.8)
6.5
(43.7)
2.6
(36.7)
−1.5
(29.3)
5.7
(42.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 154
(6.1)
123
(4.8)
81
(3.2)
61
(2.4)
68
(2.7)
71
(2.8)
55
(2.2)
56
(2.2)
64
(2.5)
62
(2.4)
107
(4.2)
173
(6.8)
1,075
(42.3)
Source: NOAA[2]

ImagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ai-Petri Mountain (in Russian)
  2. ^ "Aj–Petri Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 29, 2016.