Ghormach

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Ghormach
غورماچ
Ghormach is located in Afghanistan
Ghormach
Ghormach
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°43′32″N 63°47′22″E / 35.72556°N 63.78944°E / 35.72556; 63.78944Coordinates: 35°43′32″N 63°47′22″E / 35.72556°N 63.78944°E / 35.72556; 63.78944
Country  Afghanistan
Province Badghis Province
[Districts of Afghanistan Ghormach District
Elevation 2,170 ft (660 m)
Time zone + 4.30

Ghormach (Pashto: غورماچ‎) or Ghowrmach is a village in Badghis Province in north western Afghanistan.[1] It serves as the center of Ghormach District.

Climate[edit]

With a mild and generally warm and temperate climate, Ghormach features a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Ghormach is 14.9 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 356 mm. August is the driest month with no rainfall, while March, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 85 mm.

July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 27.0 °C. The coldest month January has an average temperature of 2.7 °C.

Climate data for Ghormach
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
8.8
(47.8)
14.8
(58.6)
21.0
(69.8)
27.4
(81.3)
33.7
(92.7)
35.7
(96.3)
34.1
(93.4)
29.4
(84.9)
22.8
(73)
16.1
(61)
10.5
(50.9)
21.84
(71.31)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.7
(36.9)
4.5
(40.1)
9.6
(49.3)
15.0
(59)
19.6
(67.3)
24.8
(76.6)
27.0
(80.6)
25.4
(77.7)
20.4
(68.7)
14.8
(58.6)
9.5
(49.1)
5.2
(41.4)
14.88
(58.78)
Average low °C (°F) −2.3
(27.9)
0.2
(32.4)
4.4
(39.9)
9.0
(48.2)
11.8
(53.2)
15.9
(60.6)
18.3
(64.9)
16.8
(62.2)
11.5
(52.7)
6.8
(44.2)
2.9
(37.2)
0.0
(32)
7.94
(46.28)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

Armed conflict[edit]

One ISAF-soldier (a Norwegian national) was killed here, on January 25, 2010.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-06-08. Retrieved 2008-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Climate: Ghormach - Climate-Data.org". Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Trellevik, Amund; Lars Akerhaug (25 January 2010). "Taliban tar på seg ansvaret for nordmann som drepte nordmann". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 28 January 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 

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