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Syrian Desert, Aleppo, alab, Mediterranean climate, Jabal

West of the Jabal an Nusayriyah, Syria has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Yearly rainfall ranges from about 510 to 1,020 mm (about 20 to 40 in) in the coastal area, from about 255 to 510 mm (about 10 to 20 in) between ?alab (Aleppo), and Damascus, and from 127 mm (5 in) to less than 25 mm (1 in) in the desert area in the southeast. Regional variations in temperature are comparatively slight. At ?alab, in the northwest, the average August temperature is 30C (86F) and the average January temperature is 4C (40F). At Tudmur, in the central region at the edge of the Syrian Desert, the corresponding temperatures are 31C (88F) and 7C (44F).



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Syrian Desert, Aleppo, alab, Mediterranean climate, Jabal, desert area, Damascus, coastal area, central region, northwest, edge

 
 

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