Bayangol, Selenge

Bayangol (Mongolian: Баянгол) is a sum (district) of Selenge Province in northern Mongolia. The capital town of the district is officially named Baruunkharaa. In 2008, its population was 5,028.[2]

Bayangol
Баянгол сум
ᠪᠠᠶ᠋ᠠᠩᠭ᠋ᠣᠤᠯᠰᠤᠮᠤ
Bayangol is located in Mongolia
Bayangol
Bayangol
Location in Mongolia
Coordinates: 48°54′53″N 106°5′15″E / 48.91472°N 106.08750°E / 48.91472; 106.08750Coordinates: 48°54′53″N 106°5′15″E / 48.91472°N 106.08750°E / 48.91472; 106.08750
CountryMongolia
Area
 • Total1,976.28 km2 (763.05 sq mi)
Elevation760 m (2,496 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total5,028
Time zoneUTC+8
ClimateDwb

ClimateEdit

Bayangol has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwb) with warm summers and severely cold winters. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain, with some snow in the adjacent months of May and September. Winters are mostly dry, with occasional snowfalls.

Climate data for Bayangol
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 1.9
(35.4)
7.3
(45.1)
20.6
(69.1)
29.8
(85.6)
35.5
(95.9)
37.0
(98.6)
38.8
(101.8)
36.4
(97.5)
30.1
(86.2)
27.0
(80.6)
20.2
(68.4)
4.3
(39.7)
38.8
(101.8)
Average high °C (°F) −17.7
(0.1)
−12.4
(9.7)
0.3
(32.5)
11.0
(51.8)
19.6
(67.3)
24.3
(75.7)
25.6
(78.1)
23.3
(73.9)
18.2
(64.8)
9.7
(49.5)
−3.0
(26.6)
−13.9
(7.0)
7.1
(44.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −24.6
(−12.3)
−21.1
(−6.0)
−8.2
(17.2)
2.4
(36.3)
10.7
(51.3)
16.4
(61.5)
18.2
(64.8)
16.3
(61.3)
9.1
(48.4)
0.5
(32.9)
−11.0
(12.2)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−1.0
(30.2)
Average low °C (°F) −30.7
(−23.3)
−28.7
(−19.7)
−16.0
(3.2)
−4.6
(23.7)
2.7
(36.9)
9.2
(48.6)
12.4
(54.3)
11.4
(52.5)
3.2
(37.8)
−6.1
(21.0)
−17.6
(0.3)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−7.6
(18.2)
Record low °C (°F) −45.7
(−50.3)
−43.7
(−46.7)
−37.7
(−35.9)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−9.8
(14.4)
−6.7
(19.9)
0.7
(33.3)
−2.3
(27.9)
−10.2
(13.6)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−37.4
(−35.3)
−42.8
(−45.0)
−45.7
(−50.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3.9
(0.15)
3.2
(0.13)
4.3
(0.17)
8.7
(0.34)
18.5
(0.73)
47.8
(1.88)
62.3
(2.45)
59.6
(2.35)
34.6
(1.36)
11.4
(0.45)
5.8
(0.23)
5.0
(0.20)
265.1
(10.44)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 1.0 0.8 1.0 2.0 3.7 6.6 9.3 9.5 4.8 2.5 1.6 1.7 44.5
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baruunharaa, Mongolia". Falling Rain Global Gazetteer. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  2. ^ Selenge Aimag Statistical Office. Selenge Aimag Sums Review 2000-2008 Archived July 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Baruunkharaa Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 13, 2013.