Kahnuj (Persian: كهنوج‎, also Romanized as Kahnūj)[2] is a city and capital of Kahnuj County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 38,571, in 8,278 families.[3] To the northwest is Mehroyeh Wildlife Refuge.

Kahnuj

كهنوج
City
Kahnuj is located in Iran
Kahnuj
Kahnuj
Coordinates: 27°57′N 57°42′E / 27.950°N 57.700°E / 27.950; 57.700Coordinates: 27°57′N 57°42′E / 27.950°N 57.700°E / 27.950; 57.700
Country Iran
ProvinceKerman
CountyKahnuj
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total52,624 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Kahnuj 470m (1989–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.8
(67.6)
23.3
(73.9)
28.1
(82.6)
35.0
(95.0)
41.1
(106.0)
44.1
(111.4)
44.0
(111.2)
42.9
(109.2)
40.3
(104.5)
36.1
(97.0)
28.9
(84.0)
22.8
(73.0)
33.9
(93.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
17.3
(63.1)
21.5
(70.7)
27.5
(81.5)
33.2
(91.8)
36.5
(97.7)
37.1
(98.8)
35.9
(96.6)
33.1
(91.6)
28.4
(83.1)
21.8
(71.2)
16.3
(61.3)
26.9
(80.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8.6
(47.5)
11.3
(52.3)
14.8
(58.6)
20.0
(68.0)
25.3
(77.5)
28.8
(83.8)
30.2
(86.4)
29.0
(84.2)
25.8
(78.4)
20.7
(69.3)
14.7
(58.5)
9.8
(49.6)
19.9
(67.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53.3
(2.10)
40.9
(1.61)
32.6
(1.28)
4.4
(0.17)
0.8
(0.03)
4.3
(0.17)
2.7
(0.11)
9.4
(0.37)
1.5
(0.06)
3.4
(0.13)
4.2
(0.17)
36.0
(1.42)
193.5
(7.62)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 4.3 3.4 3.2 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.5 17.8
Average relative humidity (%) 59 53 45 32 27 27 33 36 35 33 42 53 39
Mean monthly sunshine hours 219.9 221.7 246.9 281.2 326.9 323.1 313.2 306.1 294.8 299.2 262.5 232.7 3,328.2
Source: Iran Meteorological Organization (temperatures),[4] (precipitation),[5] (humidity),[6] (days with precipitation),[7]

(sunshine)[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Kahnuj can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3756549" 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. ^ *"Average Maximum temperature in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Monthly Total Precipitation in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "Average relative humidity in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "No. Of days with precipitation equal to or greater than 1 mm in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Monthly total sunshine hours in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.[permanent dead link]