Climate in Nakhchivan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Nakhchivan in a height of 885m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions in January.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Nakhchivan
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 13 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in greater region Nakhchivan. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Nakhchivan
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 9 rainy days, May offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Nakhchivan
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.2 mm, the least rain falls in August. April, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Nakhchivan

Most important cities in the greater region »Nakhchivan«

The greater region has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 90 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Nakhchivan64,75439° 12' 32"N45° 24' 44"E
Culfa10,82038° 57' 21"N45° 37' 51"E
Ordubad9,78138° 54' 21"N46° 1' 24"E
Yayci8,50038° 56' 34"N45° 43' 55"E
Cahri8,20039° 20' 54"N45° 24' 56"E
Deste4,28238° 53' 1"N45° 54' 35"E
Oglanqala2,89739° 35' 13"N45° 2' 46"E
Sahbuz2,67439° 24' 26"N45° 34' 26"E
Çalxanqala2,14039° 26' 30"N45° 16' 60"E
Sedarak1,85339° 42' 41"N44° 53' 17"E
Sabirkend1,02438° 56' 29"N45° 49' 48"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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