Kahnuj

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Kahnuj
كهنوج
city
Kahnuj is located in Iran
Kahnuj
Kahnuj
Coordinates: 27°57′N 57°42′E / 27.950°N 57.700°E / 27.950; 57.700Coordinates: 27°57′N 57°42′E / 27.950°N 57.700°E / 27.950; 57.700
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
County Kahnuj
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 38,571
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Kahnuj (Persian: كهنوج‎, also Romanized as Kahnūj)[1] is a city and capital of Kahnuj County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 38,571, in 8,278 families.[2] To the northwest is Mehroyeh Wildlife Refuge.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kahnuj 470m (1989–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.8
(67.6)
23.3
(73.9)
28.1
(82.6)
35.0
(95)
41.1
(106)
44.1
(111.4)
44.0
(111.2)
42.9
(109.2)
40.3
(104.5)
36.1
(97)
28.9
(84)
22.8
(73)
33.9
(93)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
17.3
(63.1)
21.5
(70.7)
27.5
(81.5)
33.2
(91.8)
36.5
(97.7)
37.1
(98.8)
35.9
(96.6)
33.1
(91.6)
28.4
(83.1)
21.8
(71.2)
16.3
(61.3)
26.9
(80.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8.6
(47.5)
11.3
(52.3)
14.8
(58.6)
20.0
(68)
25.3
(77.5)
28.8
(83.8)
30.2
(86.4)
29.0
(84.2)
25.8
(78.4)
20.7
(69.3)
14.7
(58.5)
9.8
(49.6)
19.9
(67.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53.3
(2.098)
40.9
(1.61)
32.6
(1.283)
4.4
(0.173)
0.8
(0.031)
4.3
(0.169)
2.7
(0.106)
9.4
(0.37)
1.5
(0.059)
3.4
(0.134)
4.2
(0.165)
36.0
(1.417)
193.5
(7.618)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 4.3 3.4 3.2 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.5 17.8
Average relative humidity (%) 59 53 45 32 27 27 33 36 35 33 42 53 39
Mean monthly sunshine hours 219.9 221.7 246.9 281.2 326.9 323.1 313.2 306.1 294.8 299.2 262.5 232.7 3,328.2
Source: Iran Meteorological Organization (temperatures),[3] (precipitation),[4] (humidity),[5] (days with precipitation),[6]

(sunshine)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kahnuj can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3756549" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Monthly Total Precipitation in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Average relative humidity in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "No. Of days with precipitation equal to or greater than 1 mm in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Monthly total sunshine hours in Kahnuj by Month 1989–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015.