Tsogt-Ovoo, Ömnögovi

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Tsogt-Ovoo District
Цогт-Овоо сум
ᠴᠣᠭᠲᠤᠣᠪᠤᠭ᠎ᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Tsogt-Ovoo District is located in Mongolia
Tsogt-Ovoo District
Tsogt-Ovoo District
Coordinates: 44°25′21″N 105°19′17″E / 44.42250°N 105.32139°E / 44.42250; 105.32139Coordinates: 44°25′21″N 105°19′17″E / 44.42250°N 105.32139°E / 44.42250; 105.32139
Country Mongolia
Province Ömnögovi Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Tsogt-Ovoo (Mongolian: Цогт-Овоо) is a sum (district) of Ömnögovi Province in southern Mongolia. As of 2009 the population of the sum was 1,666, including 619 in the sum center. The area of the sum is 6,526 square kilometres (2,520 sq mi) and its population density is 0.26 people/km².[1]

Climate[edit]

Tsogt-Ovoo has a cold desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWk) with very warm summers and very cold winters. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain. Winters are very dry.

Climate data for Tsogt-Ovoo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 6.9
(44.4)
13.4
(56.1)
19.8
(67.6)
28.4
(83.1)
34.0
(93.2)
35.8
(96.4)
38.6
(101.5)
39.5
(103.1)
31.8
(89.2)
25.4
(77.7)
17.1
(62.8)
7.6
(45.7)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) −9.2
(15.4)
−4.7
(23.5)
4.5
(40.1)
13.3
(55.9)
21.6
(70.9)
26.5
(79.7)
28.2
(82.8)
26.4
(79.5)
20.1
(68.2)
11.8
(53.2)
0.3
(32.5)
−7.5
(18.5)
10.94
(51.68)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.1
(3)
−12.8
(9)
−4.0
(24.8)
5.4
(41.7)
13.9
(57)
19.4
(66.9)
21.4
(70.5)
19.7
(67.5)
12.9
(55.2)
4.0
(39.2)
−6.6
(20.1)
−14.4
(6.1)
3.57
(38.42)
Average low °C (°F) −21.9
(−7.4)
−19.2
(−2.6)
−11.0
(12.2)
−1.7
(28.9)
6.3
(43.3)
12.3
(54.1)
15.2
(59.4)
13.6
(56.5)
6.4
(43.5)
−2.2
(28)
−12.4
(9.7)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−2.84
(26.87)
Record low °C (°F) −37
(−35)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−28.7
(−19.7)
−17.7
(0.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
0.1
(32.2)
5.0
(41)
−0.2
(31.6)
−8.6
(16.5)
−16.7
(1.9)
−28.3
(−18.9)
−34.8
(−30.6)
−37
(−35)
Precipitation mm (inches) 0.7
(0.028)
1.4
(0.055)
1.4
(0.055)
4.5
(0.177)
7.2
(0.283)
13.2
(0.52)
27.9
(1.098)
23.3
(0.917)
12.6
(0.496)
3.5
(0.138)
2.4
(0.094)
0.9
(0.035)
99
(3.896)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.1 0.6 0.4 1.3 1.5 2.7 4.7 4.1 1.9 0.8 0.5 0.4 19
Source: NOAA (1962-1990) [2]

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