Golestan (Persian: گلستان‎, also romanized as Golestān)[2] is a city and capital of Golestan District, Baharestan County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 231,882, in 57,216 families.[3]

Golestan

گلستان
City
Golestan is located in Iran
Golestan
Golestan
Coordinates: 35°46′33″N 51°28′20″E / 35.77583°N 51.47222°E / 35.77583; 51.47222Coordinates: 35°46′33″N 51°28′20″E / 35.77583°N 51.47222°E / 35.77583; 51.47222
Country Iran
ProvinceTehran
CountyBaharestan
BakhshGolestan
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Urban
239,556 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

ClimateEdit

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as cold semi-arid (BSk).[4] In summer, its average temperatures are cooler than that of Tehran city, so as its average winter temperatures are colder.

Climate data for Golestan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7
(45)
11.3
(52.3)
17.9
(64.2)
24
(75)
29.1
(84.4)
31.3
(88.3)
31.6
(88.9)
27.6
(81.7)
21.3
(70.3)
14.8
(58.6)
8.3
(46.9)
19.1
(66.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
1.5
(34.7)
5.2
(41.4)
11.3
(52.3)
16.8
(62.2)
20.9
(69.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23
(73)
18.7
(65.7)
12.9
(55.2)
7.4
(45.3)
2.6
(36.7)
11.9
(53.4)
Average low °C (°F) −6.8
(19.8)
−3.9
(25.0)
−0.8
(30.6)
4.7
(40.5)
9.6
(49.3)
12.8
(55.0)
15.3
(59.5)
14.4
(57.9)
9.8
(49.6)
4.5
(40.1)
0
(32)
−3
(27)
4.7
(40.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
53
(2.1)
50
(2.0)
32
(1.3)
7
(0.3)
1
(0.0)
1
(0.0)
2
(0.1)
14
(0.6)
17
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
258
(10.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1238m[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Golestan, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "232651" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ a b "Climate: Golestan - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 9 September 2013.