Barkhan

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Barkhan
بارخان
City
Barkhan is located in Pakistan
Barkhan
Barkhan
Coordinates: 29°32′N 69°19′E / 29.54°N 69.31°E / 29.54; 69.31
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Barkhan (Urdu: بارخان‎) is the capital city of the Barkhan District in the Balochistan province of Pakistan.[1] It is located at 29°54'0N 69°31'0E at an altitude of 1,100 metres (3,612 feet).[2]

Climate[edit]

Barkhan has a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) with very hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation mainly falls in two distinct periods: light to moderate rain in the late winter and early spring from February to April, and heavier rain in the monsoon from June to September.

Climate data for Barkhan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.0
(77)
26.7
(80.1)
33.0
(91.4)
39.0
(102.2)
42.8
(109)
44.2
(111.6)
42.3
(108.1)
41.6
(106.9)
40.8
(105.4)
37.0
(98.6)
32.2
(90)
28.0
(82.4)
44.2
(111.6)
Average high °C (°F) 16.2
(61.2)
17.5
(63.5)
23.3
(73.9)
30.0
(86)
35.1
(95.2)
37.8
(100)
35.4
(95.7)
34.4
(93.9)
33.5
(92.3)
29.9
(85.8)
24.2
(75.6)
18.9
(66)
28.02
(82.43)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.1
(50.2)
11.7
(53.1)
17.1
(62.8)
23.5
(74.3)
28.6
(83.5)
31.0
(87.8)
29.5
(85.1)
28.7
(83.7)
27.0
(80.6)
23.0
(73.4)
17.3
(63.1)
12.2
(54)
21.64
(70.97)
Average low °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
6.4
(43.5)
11.1
(52)
17.1
(62.8)
22.1
(71.8)
24.4
(75.9)
23.7
(74.7)
23.1
(73.6)
20.5
(68.9)
15.9
(60.6)
10.4
(50.7)
5.6
(42.1)
15.37
(59.67)
Record low °C (°F) −1.7
(28.9)
−2.2
(28)
2.0
(35.6)
6.1
(43)
13.0
(55.4)
13.0
(55.4)
15.7
(60.3)
16.7
(62.1)
13.9
(57)
9.0
(48.2)
2.0
(35.6)
−10
(14)
−10
(14)
Precipitation mm (inches) 12.2
(0.48)
21.7
(0.854)
35.4
(1.394)
32.3
(1.272)
17.8
(0.701)
35.3
(1.39)
108.8
(4.283)
95.5
(3.76)
43.4
(1.709)
3.6
(0.142)
5.8
(0.228)
6.8
(0.268)
418.6
(16.481)
Source: NOAA (1971-1990) [3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 29°54′0″N 69°31′0″E / 29.90000°N 69.51667°E / 29.90000; 69.51667