Matad

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Matad District
Матад сум
ᠮᠠᠲᠠᠳᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Matad District is located in Mongolia
Matad District
Matad District
Coordinates: 46°57′7″N 115°17′34″E / 46.95194°N 115.29278°E / 46.95194; 115.29278Coordinates: 46°57′7″N 115°17′34″E / 46.95194°N 115.29278°E / 46.95194; 115.29278
Country Mongolia
Province Dornod Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Matad (Mongolian: Матад) is a sum (district) of Dornod Province in eastern Mongolia. The population of the sum as of 2009 is 2,526, of which 834 live in the sum center. The area of the sum is 22,831 km² and the population density is 0.11 people/km².[1]

Climate[edit]

Matad has a semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) with warm summers and severely cold winters. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain, with some snow in autumn and spring. Winters are very dry.

Climate data for Matad
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
7.9
(46.2)
20.7
(69.3)
27.5
(81.5)
37.1
(98.8)
40.8
(105.4)
40.2
(104.4)
39.4
(102.9)
36.5
(97.7)
28.2
(82.8)
16.0
(60.8)
3.0
(37.4)
40.8
(105.4)
Average high °C (°F) −14.5
(5.9)
−10.0
(14)
−1.1
(30)
10.2
(50.4)
18.4
(65.1)
24.0
(75.2)
26.3
(79.3)
24.5
(76.1)
17.8
(64)
9.1
(48.4)
−3.1
(26.4)
−11.0
(12.2)
7.55
(45.58)
Daily mean °C (°F) −20.8
(−5.4)
−18.3
(−0.9)
−8.6
(16.5)
2.6
(36.7)
11.4
(52.5)
17.9
(64.2)
20.5
(68.9)
18.3
(64.9)
10.8
(51.4)
1.7
(35.1)
−9.6
(14.7)
−17.7
(0.1)
0.68
(33.23)
Average low °C (°F) −24.4
(−11.9)
−21.9
(−7.4)
−13.9
(7)
−4.6
(23.7)
3.1
(37.6)
10.3
(50.5)
13.7
(56.7)
11.9
(53.4)
4.8
(40.6)
−4.2
(24.4)
−13.9
(7)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−4.99
(23.02)
Record low °C (°F) −41.5
(−42.7)
−40.7
(−41.3)
−34
(−29)
−19.2
(−2.6)
−11.0
(12.2)
−0.9
(30.4)
4.4
(39.9)
1.4
(34.5)
−6.6
(20.1)
−20.2
(−4.4)
−30.9
(−23.6)
−37.9
(−36.2)
−41.5
(−42.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.9
(0.075)
2.3
(0.091)
3.1
(0.122)
7.0
(0.276)
13.7
(0.539)
31.7
(1.248)
41.8
(1.646)
50.4
(1.984)
23.8
(0.937)
8.5
(0.335)
3.9
(0.154)
2.4
(0.094)
190.5
(7.501)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.6 1.1 1.0 2.2 3.6 6.7 10.4 12.4 5.4 1.6 1.1 0.9 47
Source: NOAA (1975-1990) [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Annual Report". Dornod Aimag Statistical Office. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Matad Climate Normals 1975-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 14, 2013.