Pasanauri (Georgian: ფასანაური, also spelled Passanauri) is a small town (daba) in Georgia, situated in the Dusheti district, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.

Pasanauri
ფასანაური
Passanauri 1870s (A).jpg
Pasanauri ფასანაური is located in Georgia
Pasanauri ფასანაური
Pasanauri
ფასანაური
Location of Pasanauri in Georgia
Coordinates: 42°20′47″N 44°41′34″E / 42.34639°N 44.69278°E / 42.34639; 44.69278Coordinates: 42°20′47″N 44°41′34″E / 42.34639°N 44.69278°E / 42.34639; 44.69278
Country Georgia
MkhareMtskheta-Mtianeti
MunicipalityDusheti
Elevation
1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,148
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Pasanauri lies about 90 kilometres (56 mi) north of the nation’s capital of Tbilisi,[1] at elevation of 1,050 m. above sea level.[2] Located on the Georgian Military Road, Pasanauri is flanked by the Aragvi River,[3] and surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. Average winter temperature is 0 degrees Celsius, but often falls below 10 degrees Celsius. As of the 2014 census, the townlet had a population of 1.148.

Due to its picturesque location and the proximity to nearby historical sites as well as for its mineral water, hiking routes, handcrafted items and food, Pasanauri became a popular tourist destination in the Soviet period,[4] but suffered decay during the years of post-Soviet crisis.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Pasanauri (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.9
(53.4)
15.0
(59.0)
22.6
(72.7)
28.5
(83.3)
30.0
(86.0)
32.0
(89.6)
36.0
(96.8)
37.0
(98.6)
36.0
(96.8)
28.0
(82.4)
21.3
(70.3)
17.7
(63.9)
37.0
(98.6)
Average high °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
4.2
(39.6)
8.7
(47.7)
15.1
(59.2)
19.2
(66.6)
23.3
(73.9)
26.2
(79.2)
25.9
(78.6)
22.0
(71.6)
16.4
(61.5)
9.4
(48.9)
3.9
(39.0)
14.7
(58.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.0
(26.6)
−1.6
(29.1)
2.7
(36.9)
8.6
(47.5)
12.6
(54.7)
16.3
(61.3)
19.3
(66.7)
18.8
(65.8)
14.9
(58.8)
9.9
(49.8)
3.8
(38.8)
−1.2
(29.8)
8.4
(47.1)
Average low °C (°F) −6.8
(19.8)
−5.8
(21.6)
−1.6
(29.1)
3.7
(38.7)
7.5
(45.5)
10.9
(51.6)
13.9
(57.0)
13.6
(56.5)
9.8
(49.6)
5.2
(41.4)
−0.1
(31.8)
−4.6
(23.7)
3.8
(38.8)
Record low °C (°F) −21.0
(−5.8)
−20.0
(−4.0)
−17.3
(0.9)
−10.4
(13.3)
−2.0
(28.4)
3.0
(37.4)
6.0
(42.8)
6.0
(42.8)
−0.7
(30.7)
−5.8
(21.6)
−13.0
(8.6)
−20.5
(−4.9)
−21.0
(−5.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 43.2
(1.70)
53.1
(2.09)
66.2
(2.61)
105.7
(4.16)
129.2
(5.09)
126.9
(5.00)
103.4
(4.07)
102.8
(4.05)
66.8
(2.63)
78.5
(3.09)
71.3
(2.81)
54.8
(2.16)
987.1
(38.86)
Source: World Meteorological Organization[5]


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dubinskaya, Lidiya (1985). The Soviet Union. Raduga Publishers. p. 274. Retrieved 2008-10-18.
  2. ^ "Pasanauri". WeatherOnline. Retrieved 2008-10-18.
  3. ^ Ghambashidze, David (2007). Mineral Resources of Georgia and Caucasia - Manganese Industry of Georgia. READ BOOKS. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-4086-2831-7. Retrieved 2008-10-18.
  4. ^ Javaxišvili, Alekʻsandre; Georgiĭ Grigorʹevich Gvelesiani. Soviet Georgia. Progress Publishers. p. 162. Retrieved 2008-10-18.
  5. ^ "World Meteorological Organization Climate Normals for 1981–2010". World Meteorological Organization. Archived from the original on 9 October 2021. Retrieved 9 October 2021.