Dalbandin

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Dalbandin
دالبندین
Dalbandin is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Dalbandin
Dalbandin
Dalbandin is located in Pakistan
Dalbandin
Dalbandin
Coordinates: 28°53′39.26″N 64°23′54.94″E / 28.8942389°N 64.3985944°E / 28.8942389; 64.3985944Coordinates: 28°53′39.26″N 64°23′54.94″E / 28.8942389°N 64.3985944°E / 28.8942389; 64.3985944
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Government
Elevation 843 m (2,766 ft)
Population
 • Total 150,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 0825

Dalbandin (Urdu: دالبندین‎) is a city and Union council of Balochistan, Pakistan.[1] It is located at an altitude of 843 m (2769 ft).[2] Dalbandin is famous for fruit orchards.

Climate[edit]

Dalbandin has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with extremely hot summers and mild winters. The climate is very dry, but some rain, even (wet) snow does fall in the winter.

Climate data for Dalbandin
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.1
(84.4)
36.0
(96.8)
37.6
(99.7)
40.8
(105.4)
45.6
(114.1)
48.8
(119.8)
51.4
(124.5)
46.7
(116.1)
44.6
(112.3)
42.2
(108)
34.2
(93.6)
29.4
(84.9)
51.4
(124.5)
Average high °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
20.0
(68)
26.2
(79.2)
32.5
(90.5)
38.1
(100.6)
42.2
(108)
42.5
(108.5)
41.2
(106.2)
37.7
(99.9)
32.1
(89.8)
25.4
(77.7)
19.5
(67.1)
31.23
(88.23)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.3
(48.7)
12.3
(54.1)
18.1
(64.6)
24.1
(75.4)
29.2
(84.6)
33.1
(91.6)
34.2
(93.6)
32.5
(90.5)
27.7
(81.9)
21.8
(71.2)
15.6
(60.1)
10.9
(51.6)
22.4
(72.33)
Average low °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
4.6
(40.3)
9.9
(49.8)
15.8
(60.4)
20.3
(68.5)
23.9
(75)
25.9
(78.6)
23.7
(74.7)
17.7
(63.9)
11.5
(52.7)
5.7
(42.3)
2.3
(36.1)
13.55
(56.38)
Record low °C (°F) −11.1
(12)
−8.5
(16.7)
−2.8
(27)
2.2
(36)
7.0
(44.6)
12.8
(55)
17.8
(64)
8.3
(46.9)
7.0
(44.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
−8.0
(17.6)
−12.2
(10)
−12.2
(10)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 16.1
(0.634)
18.1
(0.713)
18.6
(0.732)
7.8
(0.307)
2.2
(0.087)
0.8
(0.031)
3.9
(0.154)
0.9
(0.035)
0.4
(0.016)
1.5
(0.059)
2.5
(0.098)
7.9
(0.311)
80.7
(3.177)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 244.5 238.8 254.4 282.4 325.6 331.2 317.9 315.8 309.6 317.9 291.5 256.5 3,486.1
Source: NOAA (1961-1990)[3]

2011 earthquake[edit]

The 7.2 Mw Dalbandin earthquake shook a remote region of Balochistan on 19 January 2011. The dip-slip shock had a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI (Strong), caused moderate damage, and left three dead and several injured.

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