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The climate of Mashhad (Iran)
Mashhad is located in the northeastern part of Iran in the Razavi-Khorasan province of which it also is the capital. Mashhad is one of the largest cities in the country, in population figures only Teheran is bigger. Mashhad is located in the vicinity of the border with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. Because Ali Ar-Rida, also known as Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of the Twelver Shia is buried here; the Shiites see this as a holy city. Every year millions of pilgrims visit his mausoleum. Several beautiful mosques can be found in the city as well. Just outside the city the historic city of Toes can be found. Here you can find several beautiful historical buildings which have all been well preserved. Among them is the tomb of Ferdowsi. Mashhad has a steppe climate with warm summers and cold winters and low precipitation figures all year round. Almost all precipitation falls during the winter and during early spring. During the coldest days of the year precipitation falls in the form of snow. Summers are warm with average temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86.0 degrees Fahrenheit). However, real extremes in temperatures such as temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) are uncommon. Winters may be extremely cold. The coldest temperature on record is -28 degrees Celsius (-18.4 degrees Fahrenheit). However, during the winter average temperatures are just above freezing point.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Mashhad.

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 6 -5 5 9 n/a
February 8 -3 5 10 n/a
March 14 2 5 12 n/a
April 20 8 7 11 n/a
May 26 11 9 8 n/a
June 32 15 12 2 n/a
July 34 18 12 1 n/a
August 32 15 11 1 n/a
September 28 10 10 1 n/a
October 21 5 8 4 n/a
November 15 1 6 5 n/a
December 9 -3 5 8 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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