Nok Kundi

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Nok Kundi
نوکنڈی, نوک کنڈی
Naukundi
Nok Kundi is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Nok Kundi
Nok Kundi
Nok Kundi is located in Pakistan
Nok Kundi
Nok Kundi
Coordinates: 28°49′33″N 62°45′00″E / 28.825887°N 62.750025°E / 28.825887; 62.750025Coordinates: 28°49′33″N 62°45′00″E / 28.825887°N 62.750025°E / 28.825887; 62.750025
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan Province
District Chagai District
Elevation 679 m (2,228 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Nok Kundi ("the blunt point"), is a township and region in western Pakistan in the province of Balochistan. This region of western Pakistan, was historically known to these people as Dzaranga ("water producing land"). It was recorded by the Greeks and Hellenized to Drangiana in Greek literature. The original word for this region is Zaranka means ("watermill" or a "spring"). This word occurs in old Balochi and Persian as ("Waterland").

Climate[edit]

Nok Kundi has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with extremely hot summers and mild winters. The climate is very dry, with just 35 millimetres (1.4 in) of rainfall each year.

Climate data for Nok Kundi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.1
(88)
33.0
(91.4)
37.8
(100)
43.1
(109.6)
47.5
(117.5)
49.6
(121.3)
48.3
(118.9)
47.8
(118)
46.0
(114.8)
43.0
(109.4)
36.0
(96.8)
29.0
(84.2)
49.6
(121.3)
Average high °C (°F) 18.7
(65.7)
21.5
(70.7)
27.7
(81.9)
33.8
(92.8)
39.0
(102.2)
42.7
(108.9)
42.9
(109.2)
41.5
(106.7)
38.1
(100.6)
33.3
(91.9)
26.9
(80.4)
21.0
(69.8)
32.26
(90.07)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.3
(52.3)
14.1
(57.4)
20.1
(68.2)
26.2
(79.2)
31.2
(88.2)
35.1
(95.2)
35.8
(96.4)
34.1
(93.4)
30.0
(86)
24.6
(76.3)
18.4
(65.1)
13.2
(55.8)
24.51
(76.12)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
6.8
(44.2)
12.6
(54.7)
18.6
(65.5)
23.5
(74.3)
27.4
(81.3)
28.6
(83.5)
26.6
(79.9)
21.9
(71.4)
15.9
(60.6)
10.0
(50)
5.5
(41.9)
16.78
(62.21)
Record low °C (°F) −8
(18)
−10.0
(14)
−1.1
(30)
7.0
(44.6)
8.1
(46.6)
16.1
(61)
18.9
(66)
17.8
(64)
10.0
(50)
2.0
(35.6)
−4.4
(24.1)
−8.3
(17.1)
−10
(14)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 10.8
(0.425)
8.0
(0.315)
7.6
(0.299)
3.5
(0.138)
0.4
(0.016)
0.0
(0)
1.3
(0.051)
1.2
(0.047)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(0.016)
0.2
(0.008)
1.9
(0.075)
35.3
(1.39)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 219.2 205.1 250.4 280.5 313.5 299.1 286.9 319.9 274.0 290.3 254.6 224.9 3,218.4
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [1]

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