Golestan, Iran

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For the Province, see Golestan Province. For the administrative subdivision of Tehran Province, see Golestan District. For other uses, see Gulistan.
Golestan
گلستان
city
Golestan is located in Iran
Golestan
Golestan
Coordinates: 35°46′33″N 51°28′20″E / 35.77583°N 51.47222°E / 35.77583; 51.47222Coordinates: 35°46′33″N 51°28′20″E / 35.77583°N 51.47222°E / 35.77583; 51.47222
Country  Iran
Province Tehran
County Robat Karim
Bakhsh Golestan
Population (2006)
 • Total 231,882
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Golestan (Persian: گلستان‎, also Romanized as Golestān)[1] is a city in and capital of Golestan District, Robat Karim County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 231,882, in 57,216 families.[2]

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as cold semi-arid (BSk).[3] In summer, its average temperatures are cooler than that of Tehran city, so as its average winter temperatures are colder.

Climate data for Golestan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7
(45)
11.3
(52.3)
17.9
(64.2)
24
(75)
29.1
(84.4)
31.3
(88.3)
31.6
(88.9)
27.6
(81.7)
21.3
(70.3)
14.8
(58.6)
8.3
(46.9)
19.13
(66.43)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
1.5
(34.7)
5.2
(41.4)
11.3
(52.3)
16.8
(62.2)
20.9
(69.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23
(73)
18.7
(65.7)
12.9
(55.2)
7.4
(45.3)
2.6
(36.7)
11.9
(53.38)
Average low °C (°F) −6.8
(19.8)
−3.9
(25)
−0.8
(30.6)
4.7
(40.5)
9.6
(49.3)
12.8
(55)
15.3
(59.5)
14.4
(57.9)
9.8
(49.6)
4.5
(40.1)
0
(32)
−3
(27)
4.72
(40.53)
Precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
53
(2.09)
50
(1.97)
32
(1.26)
7
(0.28)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
2
(0.08)
14
(0.55)
17
(0.67)
20
(0.79)
258
(10.17)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1238m[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Golestan, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "232651" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Climate: Golestan - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 9 September 2013.