Bayan-Ovoo, Khentii

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Bayan-Ovoo District
Баян-Овоо сум
ᠪᠠᠶ᠋ᠠᠨᠣᠪᠤᠭ᠎ᠠᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Bayan-Ovoo District is located in Mongolia
Bayan-Ovoo District
Bayan-Ovoo District
Location in Mongolia
Coordinates: 47°47′09″N 112°06′59″E / 47.78583°N 112.11639°E / 47.78583; 112.11639Coordinates: 47°47′09″N 112°06′59″E / 47.78583°N 112.11639°E / 47.78583; 112.11639
Province Khentii Province
Elevation [1] 921 m (3,024 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,581

Bayan-Ovoo (Mongolian: Баян-Овоо) is a sum (district) of Khentii Province in eastern Mongolia. The sum had a population in 2008 of 1,581[2] and an area of 3,381 km².

Climate[edit]

Bayan-Ovoo has a continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwb) with warm summers and severely cold winters. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain, with some snow in autumn and spring. Winters are quite dry, with occasional light snow.

Climate data for Bayan-Ovoo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
7.8
(46)
20.8
(69.4)
28.8
(83.8)
35.5
(95.9)
39.8
(103.6)
39.8
(103.6)
36.4
(97.5)
30.5
(86.9)
28.6
(83.5)
15.6
(60.1)
3.0
(37.4)
39.8
(103.6)
Average high °C (°F) −14.5
(5.9)
−10.5
(13.1)
−0.2
(31.6)
10.5
(50.9)
19.1
(66.4)
24.0
(75.2)
25.4
(77.7)
23.4
(74.1)
17.6
(63.7)
9.3
(48.7)
−4.2
(24.4)
−12.1
(10.2)
7.32
(45.16)
Daily mean °C (°F) −20.9
(−5.6)
−18.3
(−0.9)
−8.4
(16.9)
2.2
(36)
10.7
(51.3)
16.7
(62.1)
18.8
(65.8)
16.7
(62.1)
9.7
(49.5)
1.0
(33.8)
−10.8
(12.6)
−18.1
(−0.6)
−0.06
(31.92)
Average low °C (°F) −26.3
(−15.3)
−24.9
(−12.8)
−15.7
(3.7)
−5.3
(22.5)
2.4
(36.3)
9.8
(49.6)
12.5
(54.5)
10.6
(51.1)
3.0
(37.4)
−5.7
(21.7)
−16.7
(1.9)
−23.1
(−9.6)
−6.62
(20.08)
Record low °C (°F) −42.7
(−44.9)
−40.3
(−40.5)
−37.1
(−34.8)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−10.3
(13.5)
−1.3
(29.7)
1.1
(34)
−1.3
(29.7)
−7.4
(18.7)
−23.8
(−10.8)
−33.5
(−28.3)
−42.5
(−44.5)
−42.7
(−44.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.8
(0.071)
2.1
(0.083)
3.1
(0.122)
10.6
(0.417)
15.6
(0.614)
46.2
(1.819)
79.8
(3.142)
74.4
(2.929)
29.7
(1.169)
10.1
(0.398)
5.6
(0.22)
3.8
(0.15)
282.8
(11.134)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.5 0.7 0.8 2.0 3.1 6.6 9.7 8.7 4.9 2.4 1.3 1.1 41.8
Source: NOAA (1962-1990) [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bayan-Ovoo, Russia". Falling Rain Global Gazetteer. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "National Census 2010 (sum level divisions)". Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bayan-Ovoo Climate Normals 1962-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 14, 2013.