|Elevation||−22 m (−72 ft)|
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.
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.
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|
|Record high °C (°F)||28.3|
|Average high °C (°F)||10.8|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||4.6|
|Average low °C (°F)||0.1|
|Record low °C (°F)||−17.9|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||21.5|
|Average precipitation days||5.1||5.0||4.4||3.5||1.0||0.9||0.8||1.1||1.2||2.7||5.0||5.7||36.4|
|Average relative humidity (%)||79.6||77.1||74.0||72.0||69.2||68.5||69.9||69.1||65.8||68.0||74.6||80.8||72.4|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||154.1||157.8||166.6||204.8||269.9||315.8||311.5||294.5||249.1||220.8||181.9||151.3||2,678.1|
|Source 1: climatebase.ru|
|Source 2: NOAA (sun only, 1961-1990)|
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