Esenguly

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Esenguly

Hasan-Kuly, Gasan-Kuli
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Esenguly
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°28′0″N53°58′0″E / 37.46667°N 53.96667°E / 37.46667; 53.96667
Country Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan
Province Balkan Province
District Esenguly District
Elevation
−22 m (−72 ft)
Population
 (1989) [1]
  Total5,823

Esenguly (formerly Hasan-Kuly, romanized RussianGasan-Kuli) is a city in and administrative center of Esenguly District, Balkan Province, Turkmenistan. In 1989 its population was 5,823. [1]

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Geography

Esenguly lies on a flat, barren plain, just off the coast of the Caspian Sea. The city lies at around 22 metres (72 ft) below mean sea level.

Climate

Esenguly has a desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWk), with cool winters and hot summers. Temperatures are not as extreme as other parts of Turkmenistan due to the town's proximity to the Caspian Sea. Precipitation is low, but is highest in winter and lowest in summer.

Climate data for Esenguly
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)28.3
(82.9)
30.2
(86.4)
35.0
(95.0)
39.1
(102.4)
44.1
(111.4)
46.5
(115.7)
43.7
(110.7)
44.6
(112.3)
44.8
(112.6)
37.8
(100.0)
35.5
(95.9)
29.6
(85.3)
46.5
(115.7)
Average high °C (°F)10.8
(51.4)
12.0
(53.6)
14.7
(58.5)
20.5
(68.9)
25.5
(77.9)
28.9
(84.0)
30.8
(87.4)
31.3
(88.3)
29.0
(84.2)
24.2
(75.6)
18.0
(64.4)
12.6
(54.7)
21.5
(70.7)
Daily mean °C (°F)4.6
(40.3)
5.7
(42.3)
8.9
(48.0)
14.6
(58.3)
20.2
(68.4)
24.4
(75.9)
27.1
(80.8)
27.4
(81.3)
23.9
(75.0)
17.5
(63.5)
11.2
(52.2)
6.4
(43.5)
16.0
(60.8)
Average low °C (°F)0.1
(32.2)
1.1
(34.0)
4.5
(40.1)
10.0
(50.0)
15.4
(59.7)
20.0
(68.0)
23.6
(74.5)
23.7
(74.7)
18.9
(66.0)
11.9
(53.4)
6.0
(42.8)
1.8
(35.2)
11.4
(52.6)
Record low °C (°F)−17.9
(−0.2)
−12.3
(9.9)
−9.1
(15.6)
−1.2
(29.8)
5.5
(41.9)
9.2
(48.6)
12.8
(55.0)
13.3
(55.9)
3.7
(38.7)
0.0
(32.0)
−9.3
(15.3)
−16.4
(2.5)
−17.9
(−0.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)21.5
(0.85)
20.3
(0.80)
30.7
(1.21)
19.0
(0.75)
12.6
(0.50)
7.2
(0.28)
8.1
(0.32)
7.8
(0.31)
12.1
(0.48)
24.2
(0.95)
24.8
(0.98)
25.5
(1.00)
213.8
(8.43)
Average precipitation days5.15.04.43.51.00.90.81.11.22.75.05.736.4
Average relative humidity (%)79.677.174.072.069.268.569.969.165.868.074.680.872.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 154.1157.8166.6204.8269.9315.8311.5294.5249.1220.8181.9151.32,678.1
Source 1: climatebase.ru [2]
Source 2: NOAA (sun only, 1961-1990) [3]

Transportation

A road leads north to Çekişler and Ekarem. Route P-16 connects these towns to Gumdag. Another road to the east connects the town to Ajiyap, Çaloýuk, Garadegiş and Akyayla, from which route P-15 leads to Etrek and Magtymguly, and also to Serdar.

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References

  1. 1 2 Population census 1989 Archived 2012-02-04 at WebCite , Demoscope Weekly, No. 359-360, 1-18 January 2009 (search for Туркменская ССР) (in Russian)
  2. "Esenguly, Russia". Climatebase.ru. Retrieved 9 February 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Climate Normals for Esenguly". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . Retrieved 9 February 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 37°28′N53°58′E / 37.467°N 53.967°E / 37.467; 53.967