Galuut

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Galuut District
Галуут сум
ᠭᠠᠯᠠᠭᠲᠤᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Galuut District is located in Mongolia
Galuut District
Galuut District
Coordinates: 46°42′06″N 100°8′42″E / 46.70167°N 100.14500°E / 46.70167; 100.14500Coordinates: 46°42′06″N 100°8′42″E / 46.70167°N 100.14500°E / 46.70167; 100.14500
Country Mongolia
Province Bayankhongor Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Galuut (Mongolian: Галуут) is a sum (district) of Bayankhongor Province in southern Mongolia.

Climate[edit]

Galuut has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dwc) with mild summers and severely cold winters. The average minimum temperature in January is −31.3 °C (−24.3 °F), and temperatures as low as −48 °C (−54 °F) have been recorded. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain, with some snow in the adjacent months of May and September. Winters are very dry.

Climate data for Galuut
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) −1.5
(29.3)
8.0
(46.4)
12.9
(55.2)
21.6
(70.9)
26.1
(79)
30.8
(87.4)
32.2
(90)
31.7
(89.1)
24.8
(76.6)
19.8
(67.6)
10.6
(51.1)
3.3
(37.9)
32.2
(90)
Average high °C (°F) −17.3
(0.9)
−13.6
(7.5)
−4.3
(24.3)
6.0
(42.8)
14.2
(57.6)
19.1
(66.4)
19.9
(67.8)
18.0
(64.4)
13.1
(55.6)
5.0
(41)
−7.1
(19.2)
−14.9
(5.2)
3.18
(37.73)
Daily mean °C (°F) −25.1
(−13.2)
−22.4
(−8.3)
−13.1
(8.4)
−1.9
(28.6)
6.4
(43.5)
11.7
(53.1)
13.0
(55.4)
11.2
(52.2)
5.0
(41)
−3.5
(25.7)
−15.0
(5)
−22.1
(−7.8)
−4.65
(23.63)
Average low °C (°F) −31.3
(−24.3)
−29.8
(−21.6)
−21.1
(−6)
−9.5
(14.9)
−1.8
(28.8)
3.9
(39)
6.2
(43.2)
4.4
(39.9)
−2.0
(28.4)
−10.7
(12.7)
−22.0
(−7.6)
−28.6
(−19.5)
−11.86
(10.66)
Record low °C (°F) −46
(−51)
−48.0
(−54.4)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−28.1
(−18.6)
−16.1
(3)
−7.1
(19.2)
−2.7
(27.1)
−8.0
(17.6)
−15.7
(3.7)
−31.7
(−25.1)
−38.7
(−37.7)
−44.1
(−47.4)
−48
(−54.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.6
(0.063)
1.8
(0.071)
3.9
(0.154)
7.0
(0.276)
12.0
(0.472)
35.3
(1.39)
59.8
(2.354)
53.1
(2.091)
18.0
(0.709)
6.4
(0.252)
2.5
(0.098)
1.1
(0.043)
202.5
(7.973)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.5 0.5 1.3 1.4 2.7 5.7 10.0 7.8 3.1 1.4 0.9 0.5 35.8
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [1]

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