Omidiyeh

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For the administrative subdivision, see Omidiyeh County. For the village in Fars Province, see Omidiyeh, Fars. For the village in Isfahan Province, see Omidiyeh, Isfahan.
Omidieh
اميديه
city
Omidieh is located in Iran
Omidieh
Omidieh
Coordinates: 30°44′45″N 49°42′31″E / 30.74583°N 49.70861°E / 30.74583; 49.70861Coordinates: 30°44′45″N 49°42′31″E / 30.74583°N 49.70861°E / 30.74583; 49.70861
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
County Omidieh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 57,970
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Website [1]

Omidiyeh (Persian: اميديه‎‎; also Romanized as Omīdīyeh)[1] is a city in and the capital of Omidieh County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 57,970, in 12,123 families.[2]

Climate[edit]

Omidiyeh has a desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with long, very hot summers and mild, short winters. Omidiyeh is consistently one of the hottest places on the planet during the summer, with summer temperatures regularly at least 45 degrees Celsius, sometimes exceeding 50 degrees Celsius with many sandstorms and duststorms common during the summer period. However, in winters, the minimum temperature can fall to around +5 degrees Celsius. Winters in Omidiyeh have no snow. The average annual rainfall is around 255 mm.


Climate data for Omidiyeh (Paygah) (1983–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.8
(82)
33.5
(92.3)
39.0
(102.2)
44.0
(111.2)
48.0
(118.4)
51.5
(124.7)
53.0
(127.4)
52.0
(125.6)
50.0
(122)
44.5
(112.1)
37.5
(99.5)
31.0
(87.8)
53.0
(127.4)
Average high °C (°F) 17.8
(64)
21.1
(70)
26.1
(79)
33.1
(91.6)
40.7
(105.3)
45.5
(113.9)
47.0
(116.6)
46.5
(115.7)
42.9
(109.2)
36.7
(98.1)
27.3
(81.1)
20.1
(68.2)
33.7
(92.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
14.7
(58.5)
19.0
(66.2)
25.3
(77.5)
31.7
(89.1)
35.4
(95.7)
37.5
(99.5)
37.0
(98.6)
33.0
(91.4)
27.8
(82)
19.9
(67.8)
14.3
(57.7)
25.7
(78.3)
Average low °C (°F) 7.0
(44.6)
8.3
(46.9)
11.9
(53.4)
17.5
(63.5)
22.8
(73)
25.4
(77.7)
27.9
(82.2)
27.5
(81.5)
23.2
(73.8)
18.8
(65.8)
12.6
(54.7)
8.5
(47.3)
17.6
(63.7)
Record low °C (°F) −2.0
(28.4)
−3.5
(25.7)
0.4
(32.7)
6.5
(43.7)
13.6
(56.5)
18.6
(65.5)
21.4
(70.5)
20.0
(68)
16.2
(61.2)
7.0
(44.6)
0.0
(32)
−1.0
(30.2)
−3.5
(25.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 56.3
(2.217)
34.0
(1.339)
39.9
(1.571)
17.7
(0.697)
2.1
(0.083)
0.1
(0.004)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
6.0
(0.236)
40.4
(1.591)
58.2
(2.291)
254.7
(10.028)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 5.8 4.4 4.6 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.3 5.3 27.2
Average relative humidity (%) 78 68 58 48 35 31 32 38 39 45 60 76 50
Source: Iran Meteorological Organization (records),[3] (temperatures),[4] (precipitation),[5] (humidity),[6] (days with precipitation),[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Omidiyeh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "10045354" 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. 
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  5. ^ "Monthly Total Precipitation in Omidiyeh by Month 1983–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Average relative humidity in Omidiyeh by Month 1983–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ "No. Of days with precipitation equal to or greater than 1 mm in Omidiyeh by Month 1983–2010". Iran Meteorological Organization. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 

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