Dalbandin

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Dalbandin
دالبندین
Dalbandin is located in Pakistan
Dalbandin
Dalbandin
Coordinates: 28°32′N 64°15′E / 28.53°N 64.25°E / 28.53; 64.25
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Elevation 843 m (2,766 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Dalbandin (Urdu: دالبندین‎) is a town and Union council of Balochistan, Pakistan.[1] It is located at an altitude of 843 m (2769 ft).[2] Dalbandin is famous for fruit orchards.

On 19 January 2011, it was struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.[3] At that time it was a sparsely populated area with a population of 15,000.[4] The tremors of the earthquake were felt from Dubai in the middle-east to Karachi and Lahore in eastern Pakistan. The damage from earthquake was limited since Dalbandin is sparsely populated and the earthquake was shallower.[5]

Climate[edit]

Dalbandin has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with extremely hot summers and mild winters. The climate is very dry, but some rain does fall in the winter.

Climate data for Dalbandin
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.1
(84.4)
36.0
(96.8)
37.6
(99.7)
40.8
(105.4)
45.6
(114.1)
48.8
(119.8)
51.4
(124.5)
46.7
(116.1)
44.6
(112.3)
42.2
(108)
34.2
(93.6)
29.4
(84.9)
51.4
(124.5)
Average high °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
20.0
(68)
26.2
(79.2)
32.5
(90.5)
38.1
(100.6)
42.2
(108)
42.5
(108.5)
41.2
(106.2)
37.7
(99.9)
32.1
(89.8)
25.4
(77.7)
19.5
(67.1)
31.23
(88.23)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.3
(48.7)
12.3
(54.1)
18.1
(64.6)
24.1
(75.4)
29.2
(84.6)
33.1
(91.6)
34.2
(93.6)
32.5
(90.5)
27.7
(81.9)
21.8
(71.2)
15.6
(60.1)
10.9
(51.6)
22.4
(72.33)
Average low °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
4.6
(40.3)
9.9
(49.8)
15.8
(60.4)
20.3
(68.5)
23.9
(75)
25.9
(78.6)
23.7
(74.7)
17.7
(63.9)
11.5
(52.7)
5.7
(42.3)
2.3
(36.1)
13.55
(56.38)
Record low °C (°F) −11.1
(12)
−8.5
(16.7)
−2.8
(27)
2.2
(36)
7.0
(44.6)
12.8
(55)
17.8
(64)
8.3
(46.9)
7.0
(44.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
−8.0
(17.6)
−12.2
(10)
−12.2
(10)
Precipitation mm (inches) 16.1
(0.634)
18.1
(0.713)
18.6
(0.732)
7.8
(0.307)
2.2
(0.087)
0.8
(0.031)
3.9
(0.154)
0.9
(0.035)
0.4
(0.016)
1.5
(0.059)
2.5
(0.098)
7.9
(0.311)
80.7
(3.177)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 244.5 238.8 254.4 282.4 325.6 331.2 317.9 315.8 309.6 317.9 291.5 256.5 3,486.1
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [6]

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Coordinates: 28°53′N 64°25′E / 28.883°N 64.417°E / 28.883; 64.417