Sibi

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Sibi
Sibi is located in Pakistan
Sibi
Sibi
Coordinates: 29°33′N 67°53′E / 29.550°N 67.883°E / 29.550; 67.883Coordinates: 29°33′N 67°53′E / 29.550°N 67.883°E / 29.550; 67.883
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan Province
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Sibi (Balochi: بلوچ ) (Urdu: سِبی‎) is a city of Balochistan province of Pakistan. The city is located at 29°33'0N 67°52'60E at an altitude of 130 metres (429 feet)[1] and is headquarters of the district and tehsil of the same name.[2]

History[edit]

Besides the town of Sibi, the district contained the hill station of Ziarat, the summer residence of the government and The Victoria Memorial Hall, now known as Jirga Hall,[3] which was built in 1903.

As of 1963, nine percent of Sibi's population were Hindu.[4]

Climate[edit]

The maximum temperature recorded in the city is 53 °C (127 °F), and the minimum is −7.1 °C (19.2 °F).[5] Precipitation is light and mainly falls in two distinct periods: in the early spring in March and April, and in the monsoon in July and August.

Climate data for Sibi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33.2
(91.8)
33.4
(92.1)
41.1
(106)
47.0
(116.6)
51.0
(123.8)
52.0
(125.6)
51.7
(125.1)
48.5
(119.3)
46.1
(115)
43.9
(111)
40.0
(104)
34.0
(93.2)
52
(125.6)
Average high °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
25.0
(77)
30.9
(87.6)
37.7
(99.9)
43.5
(110.3)
46.0
(114.8)
42.9
(109.2)
41.1
(106)
39.8
(103.6)
37.0
(98.6)
30.5
(86.9)
24.5
(76.1)
35.13
(95.24)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.1
(57.4)
16.7
(62.1)
22.7
(72.9)
30.1
(86.2)
35.6
(96.1)
38.6
(101.5)
36.3
(97.3)
34.9
(94.8)
32.8
(91)
28.0
(82.4)
21.4
(70.5)
15.8
(60.4)
27.25
(81.05)
Average low °C (°F) 5.9
(42.6)
8.8
(47.8)
15.0
(59)
22.1
(71.8)
27.7
(81.9)
30.8
(87.4)
29.9
(85.8)
29.1
(84.4)
26.2
(79.2)
19.3
(66.7)
12.4
(54.3)
7.0
(44.6)
19.52
(67.13)
Record low °C (°F) 0.0
(32)
1.0
(33.8)
3.8
(38.8)
12.2
(54)
18.0
(64.4)
23.0
(73.4)
20.6
(69.1)
19.7
(67.5)
15.6
(60.1)
10.0
(50)
4.0
(39.2)
0.6
(33.1)
0
(32)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6.9
(0.272)
9.9
(0.39)
24.7
(0.972)
14.9
(0.587)
2.4
(0.094)
6.0
(0.236)
35.6
(1.402)
30.3
(1.193)
7.7
(0.303)
1.1
(0.043)
1.5
(0.059)
3.3
(0.13)
144.3
(5.681)
Source: NOAA (1971-1990) [6]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Location of Sibi - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Sibi - Government of Pakistan
  3. ^ "Sibi". Government of Balochistan. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica: a new survey of universal knowledge, Volume 3. Encyclopœdia Britannica. Retrieved 2008-08-17. Almost all the people are Muslim ; the largest Hindu minorities are in the Sibi (9%) and Kalat (2%) districts. 
  5. ^ "Extreme Temperatures Around the World". Retrieved January 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sibbi Climate Normals 1971-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 17, 2013. 

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