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Khujand, continental climate, average daily temperature, landslides, cold winters

The climate of Tajikistan varies by region and altitude, with the greatest temperature differences between alpine and lowland areas. The lowland areas have a continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters. In the northern lowlands, at Khujand, the average daily temperature in July is 27 C (81 F), and in January it is -1 C (34 F). Summer temperatures can reach highs of 48 C (118 F) in the valleys. Between June and October, strong dust storms are common in semiarid areas. In the eastern mountains the average daily temperature in July is less than 10 C (less than 50 F), while in January it is 20 C (-4 F). Extreme winter temperatures can fall below 60 C (below -76 F) in the eastern Pamirs. Precipitation is generally meager in the lowlands and mountains, although the precipitation that does occur can cause landslides.



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Khujand, continental climate, average daily temperature, landslides, cold winters, altitude, Precipitation, hot summers, valleys, highs, Summer temperatures, region

 
 

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