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Hisor
Hisor
(Tajik: Ҳисор, Persian: حصار‎) is a city in western Tajikistan, about 15 km west of Dushanbe. It is the capital of Hisor
Hisor
District, one of the Districts of Republican Subordination. It lies at an altitude of 799–824 m, surrounded by high mountains ( Gissar Range
Gissar Range
to the north, Babatag and Aktau ranges to the south).[2] The Khanaka River, a tributary to the Kofarnihon River, flows through the town. As of 2002, it had a population of 22,961, composed 81.6% of Tajiks, 12.3% Uzbeks, 3.6% Russians, and 2.5% others. It was once an independent Khanate, and then the winter residence of the governor of East Bukhara. The large fort is said to date back to Cyrus the Great and to have been captured twenty one times. Hisor
Hisor
was made a city on June 26, 1993.

Contents

1 Geography

1.1 Climate

2 References 3 External links

Geography[edit] Climate[edit] The Köppen Climate Classification
Köppen Climate Classification
sub-type for Hisor
Hisor
is "Dfb" or a Warm Summer Continental Climate. The average annual temperature is 14.1 °C (57.4 °F). The warmest month is July with an average temperature of 23.9 °C (79.2 °F) and the coolest month is January with an average temperature of 1.7 °C (35.1 °F). The average annual precipitation is 568mm (22.4") and has an average of 90.5 days with precipitation. The wettest month is March with an average of 107.2mm (4.2") of precipitation and the driest month is August with an average of 0.8mm (0.03") of precipitation.[1]

Climate data for Hisor

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Daily mean °C (°F) 1.7 (35.1) 3.2 (37.8) 8.5 (47.3) 14.6 (58.3) 18.9 (66) 23.9 (75) 26.2 (79.2) 24.6 (76.3) 19.9 (67.8) 14.2 (57.6) 9.0 (48.2) 4.6 (40.3) 14.1 (57.4)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 65.7 (2.587) 73.4 (2.89) 107.2 (4.22) 105.0 (4.134) 86.2 (3.394) 7.4 (0.291) 3.8 (0.15) 0.8 (0.031) 3.1 (0.122) 30.8 (1.213) 43.2 (1.701) 59.4 (2.339) 568.0 (22.362)

Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 11.0 12.2 14.8 12.9 10.2 2.9 1.5 0.6 1.1 5.4 7.3 10.6 90.5

Average relative humidity (%) 67.7 66.8 63.8 60.6 54.0 41.3 39.3 40.6 43.1 52.1 57.9 65.6 54.4

Source: "The Climate of Hisor". Weatherbase. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 

References[edit]

^ a b "Climate of Hisor". Weatherbase. Retrieved 4 August 2014.  ^ Atlas of Soviet Republics of Central Asia, Moscow, 1988, in Russian, p. 48.

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Hisor
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