Khalkhgol

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Khalkhgol District
Халхгол сум
ᠬᠠᠯᠬ᠎ᠠᠭᠣᠣᠯᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Khalkhgol District is located in Mongolia
Khalkhgol District
Khalkhgol District
Coordinates: 47°37′53″N 118°37′3″E / 47.63139°N 118.61750°E / 47.63139; 118.61750Coordinates: 47°37′53″N 118°37′3″E / 47.63139°N 118.61750°E / 47.63139; 118.61750
Country Mongolia
Province Dornod Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Khalkhgol (Mongolian: Халхгол, meaning Khalkha river) is a sum (district) of Dornod Province in eastern Mongolia. There are 3,203 people in the sum, including 1,756 in the sum center. The area of the sum is 28,093 km², with a population density of 0.11 people/km².[1]

Climate[edit]

Khalkhgol has a continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwb) with warm summers and severely cold winters. Most precipitation falls in the summer as rain, with some snow in autumn and spring. Winters are quite dry, with occasional light snow.

Climate data for Khalkhgol
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) −0.6
(30.9)
3.8
(38.8)
20.0
(68)
28.7
(83.7)
34.1
(93.4)
39.1
(102.4)
39.9
(103.8)
38.1
(100.6)
33.0
(91.4)
32.1
(89.8)
14.6
(58.3)
3.0
(37.4)
39.9
(103.8)
Average high °C (°F) −16.9
(1.6)
−13.4
(7.9)
−3.5
(25.7)
10.1
(50.2)
18.9
(66)
25.1
(77.2)
26.9
(80.4)
24.6
(76.3)
18.3
(64.9)
9.2
(48.6)
−3.8
(25.2)
−14.1
(6.6)
6.78
(44.22)
Daily mean °C (°F) −23.8
(−10.8)
−21.3
(−6.3)
−10.8
(12.6)
2.3
(36.1)
10.8
(51.4)
17.5
(63.5)
20.0
(68)
17.7
(63.9)
10.3
(50.5)
1.1
(34)
−11.3
(11.7)
−20.2
(−4.4)
−0.64
(30.85)
Average low °C (°F) −30.0
(−22)
−28.6
(−19.5)
−18.7
(−1.7)
−4.9
(23.2)
3.0
(37.4)
9.8
(49.6)
13.8
(56.8)
11.5
(52.7)
3.8
(38.8)
−5.2
(22.6)
−17.1
(1.2)
−26.3
(−15.3)
−7.41
(18.65)
Record low °C (°F) −46.7
(−52.1)
−46.0
(−50.8)
−40.5
(−40.9)
−24.1
(−11.4)
−10.3
(13.5)
−3.9
(25)
2.0
(35.6)
0.9
(33.6)
−11.9
(10.6)
−24.9
(−12.8)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−45.9
(−50.6)
−46.7
(−52.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.4
(0.094)
2.6
(0.102)
3.8
(0.15)
10.5
(0.413)
15.0
(0.591)
40.2
(1.583)
95.3
(3.752)
61.1
(2.406)
31.0
(1.22)
11.0
(0.433)
5.0
(0.197)
3.2
(0.126)
281.1
(11.067)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.9 3.5 8.5 14.4 10.9 6.8 2.8 1.3 0.8 53.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 191.5 208.8 261.7 260.4 292.2 294.4 287.1 286.4 245.7 335.0 185.1 162.7 3,011
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Annual Report". Dornod Aimag Statistical Office. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Khalkhgol Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 14, 2013.