Roghun (Russian: Рогун; Tajik: Роғун; Persian: راغون) is a city in Tajikistan. The city was the seat of the former Roghun District, and is part of the Districts of Republican Subordination. Its population is estimated at 14,900 for the city proper and 44,100 for the city with the outlying communities (2020).[2]

Roghun
Роғун
Roghun is located in Tajikistan
Roghun
Roghun
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 38°41′52″N 69°45′8″E / 38.69778°N 69.75222°E / 38.69778; 69.75222Coordinates: 38°41′52″N 69°45′8″E / 38.69778°N 69.75222°E / 38.69778; 69.75222
Country Tajikistan
RegionDistricts of Republican Subordination
Elevation1,230 m (4,035 ft)
Population
 (2020)[2]
 • City44,100
 • Urban
14,900
Time zoneUTC+5
Official languages

SubdivisionsEdit

Before ca. 2018, Roghun was the seat of Roghun District, which covered the rural part of the present city of Roghun.[3] The city of Roghun covers Roghun proper, the town Obigarm and two jamoats.[4] These are as follows:[5]

Jamoat Population (Jan. 2015)[5]
Obigarm (town) 6,500[3]
Qadiob 13,000
Sicharog 3,692

ClimateEdit

Roghun has a continental Mediterranean climate (Köppen: Dsb) and experiences wet and cold winters with dry cool summers. The average annual temperature is 9 °C or 48.2 °F. The hottest month is July with an average temperature of 20.7 °C or 69.3 °F and the coldest month is January with an average temperature of −5.5 °C or 22.1 °F. The average annual precipitation is 877.6 millimetres or 34.55 inches and there is an average of 84.5 days with precipitation. The wettest month is March with an average of 152.1 millimetres or 5.99 inches of precipitation and the driest month is August with an average of 3.9 millimetres or 0.15 inches of precipitation.[1]

Climate data for Roghun
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −1.8
(28.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
5.3
(41.5)
12.6
(54.7)
17.5
(63.5)
23.6
(74.5)
27.0
(80.6)
26.3
(79.3)
22.0
(71.6)
14.4
(57.9)
7.2
(45.0)
1.1
(34.0)
12.9
(55.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −5.5
(22.1)
−3.6
(25.5)
2.2
(36.0)
9.0
(48.2)
13.0
(55.4)
17.7
(63.9)
20.7
(69.3)
19.7
(67.5)
14.9
(58.8)
9.0
(48.2)
3.0
(37.4)
−1.9
(28.6)
8.2
(46.7)
Average low °C (°F) −10.8
(12.6)
−9.6
(14.7)
−3.9
(25.0)
2.1
(35.8)
5.5
(41.9)
9.3
(48.7)
11.8
(53.2)
10.5
(50.9)
5.9
(42.6)
1.0
(33.8)
−3.6
(25.5)
−7.3
(18.9)
0.9
(33.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 90.1
(3.55)
107.8
(4.24)
152.1
(5.99)
147.8
(5.82)
128.3
(5.05)
20.7
(0.81)
13.9
(0.55)
3.9
(0.15)
4.8
(0.19)
55.5
(2.19)
68.3
(2.69)
84.4
(3.32)
877.6
(34.55)
Average precipitation days 8.4 9.8 12.3 12.2 11.2 4.7 2.9 1.4 1.7 5.4 6.3 8.2 84.5
Average relative humidity (%) 68.8 68.8 64.7 61.7 56.8 43.7 38.1 38.8 41.8 51.2 58.4 65.5 54.9
Source: Weatherbase.com [1]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Climate of Roghun". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2020" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2015" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Regions of the Republic of Tajikistan 2017" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. pp. 15–21. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  5. ^ a b Jamoat-level basic indicators, United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan, accessed 8 October 2020