Torghundi

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Torghundi
Torghundi is located in Afghanistan
Torghundi
Torghundi
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°15′N 62°17′E / 35.250°N 62.283°E / 35.250; 62.283
Country  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
District Kushk District
Elevation 2,224 ft (678 m)
Time zone + 4.30

Torghundi (Pashto: تور غونډي‎), also Toraghundi or Towraghondi, is a border town in Afghanistan. It is immediately opposite to Serhetabat in Turkmenistan, with which it is connected by a road and a 1520 mm gauge railway which was restored to use in 2007.[1]

The single railtrack was built in 1960.[2]

Climate[edit]

With an influence from the local steppe climate, Torghundi features a cold semi-arid climate (BSk) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Toraghundi is 15.8 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 300 mm.

July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 28.5 °C. The coldest month January has an average temperature of 3.4 °C.

Climate data for Torghundi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 9.0
(48.2)
10.4
(50.7)
16.4
(61.5)
22.5
(72.5)
29.4
(84.9)
34.6
(94.3)
36.7
(98.1)
35.1
(95.2)
30.8
(87.4)
24.8
(76.6)
17.3
(63.1)
11.6
(52.9)
23.22
(73.78)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
4.8
(40.6)
10.0
(50)
15.5
(59.9)
21.2
(70.2)
26.0
(78.8)
28.5
(83.3)
26.8
(80.2)
21.7
(71.1)
16.0
(60.8)
9.7
(49.5)
5.5
(41.9)
15.76
(60.37)
Average low °C (°F) −2.2
(28)
−0.7
(30.7)
3.7
(38.7)
8.6
(47.5)
13.0
(55.4)
17.4
(63.3)
20.4
(68.7)
18.5
(65.3)
12.7
(54.9)
7.3
(45.1)
2.2
(36)
−0.5
(31.1)
8.37
(47.06)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 35°15′N 62°17′E / 35.250°N 62.283°E / 35.250; 62.283