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Isfahan Climate

Written by Super User. Posted in Isfahan All about Isfahan

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Geography and climate

By:H.Shams

Isfahan Province is located in the center of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The total area of the Isfahan province is 106179 square kilometers, approximately 6.25 percent of the total Iran area.
The city lies in the lush Zayandeh Roud River plain of foothills of the Zagros Mountains Range. Isfahan is about 1580 meters high from the sea level. It has a mild climate.Isfahan is located on the edge of the desert. The desert is located east and north of Isfahan.
The Zagrous mountain chain is located in the west and south of Isfahan. Zayandeh Roud River is the main source and element of the development and beauty of Isfahan. The river rises from the eastern slopes of the Zagros mountain range.
The city is located in the lush plain of the river Zayande, at the foot of the Zagros mountains. No geological obstacles exist within 90 kilometers (56 miles) north of Isfahan, allowing cool north winds to blow from this direction. Situated at 1,590 meters above sea level on the eastern side of the Zagros Mountains, Isfahan has a dry climate (Köppen BWk). Despite its altitude, Isfahan remains very hot in summer with Maxima typically around 36 ° C (97 ° F). However, at low humidity and moderate temperatures at night, the climate can be very pleasant. In winter the days are mild, while the nights can be very cold. Snow has occurred at least once every winter except 1986/1987 and 1989/90.

 

Climate data for Isfahan

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Record high °C (°F)

20
(68)

23
(73)

27
(81)

32
(90)

33.6
(92.5)

35.2
(95.4)

37.7
(99.9)

37.0
(98.6)

35
(95)

33.2
(91.8)

25.5
(77.9)

21.2
(70.2)

37.7
(99.9)

Average high °C (°F)

9.2
(48.6)

12.5
(54.5)

17.0
(62.6)

22.7
(72.9)

28.2
(82.8)

32.3
(90.1)

34.7
(94.5)

33.6
(92.5)

30.8
(87.4)

25
(77)

17
(63)

11
(52)

23.42
(74.16)

Average low °C (°F)

−2.5
(27.5)

−0.4
(31.3)

4.1
(39.4)

9.3
(48.7)

13.7
(56.7)

18.5
(65.3)

21.0
(69.8)

19.1
(66.4)

14.7
(58.5)

8.9
(48)

3.2
(37.8)

−1
(30)

9.05
(48.29)

Record low °C (°F)

−19.4
(−2.9)

−12.2
(10)

−6.2
(20.8)

−4
(25)

4.5
(40.1)

10
(50)

13
(55)

11
(52)

5
(41)

0
(32)

−8
(18)

−13
(9)

−19.4
(−2.9)

Precipitation mm (inches)

29.9
(1.177)

40.0
(1.575)

31.7
(1.248)

28.9
(1.138)

18.7
(0.736)

11.2
(0.441)

6.7
(0.264)

2.3
(0.091)

2.1
(0.083)

13.9
(0.547)

22.5
(0.886)

29.7
(1.169)

237.6
(9.355)

Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)

4.1

6.0

4.1

3.4

2.5

1.7

1.0

0.8

0.8

1.7

3.3

3.9

33.3

 % humidity

60

65

53

60

44

35

25

26

28

38

50

70

46.2

Mean monthly sunshine hours

203.6

216.8

243.7

250.0

308.7

348.3

349.4

339.7

311.3

281.5

224.2

197.0

3,274.2

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