Ai-Petri

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Ai-Petri
AjPetri02.jpg
Cablecar ascending Ai-Petri
Highest point
Elevation 1,234.2 m (4,049 ft)
Coordinates 44°27′4″N 34°3′10″E / 44.45111°N 34.05278°E / 44.45111; 34.05278Coordinates: 44°27′4″N 34°3′10″E / 44.45111°N 34.05278°E / 44.45111; 34.05278
Geography
Ai-Petri is located in Crimea
Ai-Petri
Ai-Petri
Parent range Crimean Mountains

Ai-Petri (Ukrainian: Ай-Петрі, Russian: Ай-Петри, Crimean Tatar: Ay Petri); (translated from Greek. Saint Peter) is a peak in the Crimean Mountains. For administrative purposes it is in the Yalta municipality of Crimea. The name has Greek origin, and is translated as St. Peter (Greek: Άγιος Πέτρος).

Overview[edit]

Ai-Petri is one of the windiest places in Crimea. The wind blows for 125 days a year, reaching a speed of 50 m/s (110 mph).[1]

The peak is located above the city of Alupka and the town of Koreiz.

There is a cable car that takes passengers from a station near Alupka to the main area in Ai-Petri.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ai-Petri (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.6
(25.5)
−3.1
(26.4)
−0.5
(31.1)
4.9
(40.8)
9.5
(49.1)
12.9
(55.2)
15.1
(59.2)
14.7
(58.5)
11.0
(51.8)
6.5
(43.7)
2.6
(36.7)
−1.5
(29.3)
5.7
(42.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 154
(6.06)
123
(4.84)
81
(3.19)
61
(2.4)
68
(2.68)
71
(2.8)
55
(2.17)
56
(2.2)
64
(2.52)
62
(2.44)
107
(4.21)
173
(6.81)
1,075
(42.32)
Source: NOAA[2]

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