Panjgur

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Panjgur

پنجگور

Bannajbur[1]
District Headquarters
Panjgur is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Panjgur
Panjgur
Panjgur is located in Pakistan
Panjgur
Panjgur
Coordinates: 26°58′6″N 64°6′5″E / 26.96833°N 64.10139°E / 26.96833; 64.10139Coordinates: 26°58′6″N 64°6′5″E / 26.96833°N 64.10139°E / 26.96833; 64.10139
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan Province
District Panjgur District
Elevation 980 m (3,220 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Panjgur or Panggur (Urdu: پنجگور‎), with the older name Bannajbur,[1] is a small town in Panjgur District, Balochistan, . It is located at 26°58'0N 64°5'60E.[2]

History[edit]

Al-Muqaddasī (985 AD) documented that Bannajbur was the capital of Makran and that it was populated by people called Balūṣī (Baluchi). This is the first known reference to the Baloch people.:[3]:568

Climate[edit]

Panjgur has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with very hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation mainly falls in two distinct periods: in the late winter and early spring from February to April, and in the monsoon in June and July.

Climate data for Panjgur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.7
(80.1)
29.4
(84.9)
34.5
(94.1)
39.0
(102.2)
44.4
(111.9)
45.0
(113)
45.0
(113)
43.3
(109.9)
41.5
(106.7)
38.0
(100.4)
34.0
(93.2)
29.0
(84.2)
45
(113)
Average high °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
19.8
(67.6)
25.6
(78.1)
31.2
(88.2)
36.3
(97.3)
39.4
(102.9)
38.8
(101.8)
38.1
(100.6)
35.4
(95.7)
30.7
(87.3)
24.8
(76.6)
19.5
(67.1)
29.75
(85.54)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.5
(50.9)
12.8
(55)
18.2
(64.8)
23.7
(74.7)
28.5
(83.3)
31.7
(89.1)
31.7
(89.1)
30.7
(87.3)
27.2
(81)
22.1
(71.8)
16.6
(61.9)
12.1
(53.8)
22.15
(71.89)
Average low °C (°F) 3.7
(38.7)
5.7
(42.3)
10.9
(51.6)
16.1
(61)
20.7
(69.3)
24.0
(75.2)
24.7
(76.5)
23.3
(73.9)
19.0
(66.2)
13.6
(56.5)
8.4
(47.1)
4.6
(40.3)
14.56
(58.22)
Record low °C (°F) −6.7
(19.9)
−4.4
(24.1)
0.0
(32)
5.0
(41)
5.5
(41.9)
13.5
(56.3)
13.9
(57)
13.9
(57)
8.9
(48)
3.0
(37.4)
−3.3
(26.1)
−7.8
(18)
−7.8
(18)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 16.3
(0.642)
16.2
(0.638)
15.6
(0.614)
7.4
(0.291)
3.1
(0.122)
3.3
(0.13)
25.0
(0.984)
9.2
(0.362)
1.5
(0.059)
0.8
(0.031)
0.8
(0.031)
9.5
(0.374)
108.7
(4.278)
Source: NOAA (1961-1990) [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bosworth, Clifford Edmund. The Medieval History of Iran, Afghanistan, and Central Asia. Variorum Reprints. p. 128. ISBN 9780860780007. Retrieved 22 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Location of Panjgur - Falling Rain Genomics
  3. ^ Hansman, John (1973), "A Periplus of Magan and Meluhha", Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 36 (3): 553–587, JSTOR 613582, doi:10.1017/S0041977X00119858 
  4. ^ "Panjgur Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 17, 2013.