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Rasht
رشت
Rèsht
Ceety
Nickname(s): Rain Ceety
Rasht is located in Iran
Rasht
Rasht
Coordinates: 37°16′51″N 49°34′59″E / 37.28083°N 49.58306°E / 37.28083; 49.58306
Kintra Banner o Iran Iran
Province Gilan
Coonty Rasht
Bakhsh Central
Area
 • Total 180 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,010,193
 • Density 5,600/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 0131
Website www.rasht.ir

Rasht (Persian: رشت, Gilaki: Rèsht), often spelt Recht in French an aulder German manuscripts, is the caipital o Gilan Province in northwastren Iran an the lairgest ceety alang the Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center atween the Caucasus, Roushie an Iran uisin the port o Bandar-e Anzali. Rasht is an aa a major tourist center wi the resort o Masouleh in the adjacent muntains an the beaches o Caspian as some o the major attractions.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Rasht
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) 30
(86)
31
(88)
34.6
(94.3)
37
(99)
37.6
(99.7)
37
(99)
37
(99)
37.2
(99.0)
40
(104)
37.4
(99.3)
36
(97)
32
(90)
40
(104)
Average heich °C (°F) 11.1
(52.0)
11.2
(52.2)
13.2
(55.8)
19.1
(66.4)
24.1
(75.4)
28.0
(82.4)
30.3
(86.5)
30.1
(86.2)
26.7
(80.1)
22.0
(71.6)
17.4
(63.3)
13.5
(56.3)
20.6
(69.1)
Average laich °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
2.6
(36.7)
5.1
(41.2)
9.5
(49.1)
14.2
(57.6)
18.0
(64.4)
20.2
(68.4)
20.2
(68.4)
17.5
(63.5)
13.1
(55.6)
8.3
(46.9)
4.3
(39.7)
11.3
(52.3)
Record laich °C (°F) −19
(−2)
−18
(0)
−6.4
(20.5)
−2
(28)
3.6
(38.5)
5
(41)
11
(52)
9
(48)
7
(45)
1
(34)
−4
(25)
−10
(14)
−19
(−2)
Rainfall mm (inches) 133.6
(5.26)
119.8
(4.717)
117.1
(4.61)
63.5
(2.5)
54.3
(2.138)
44.7
(1.76)
42.0
(1.654)
71.4
(2.811)
157.4
(6.197)
215.4
(8.48)
186.0
(7.323)
153.8
(6.055)
1,359.0
(53.504)
humidity 84 85 84 80 78 74 74 77 82 86 85 85 81.2
Avg. rainy days 11.7 10.7 12.0 8.6 7.7 4.3 3.7 6.8 9.5 12.3 10.7 11.4 109.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 89.9 79.1 71.3 114.0 161.2 204.0 210.8 167.4 138.0 108.5 93.0 86.8 1,524.0
Source no. 1: Warld Climate [1]
Source no. 2: Shahrekord Meteorology Database [2]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rasht haes signed the treaty o ceety twinnin wi the follaein ceeties:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Rasht, Iran: Climate, Global Warming, and Daylight Charts and Data [1]. Retrieved on: September 13, 2011.
  2. Climatological Norms of Iran synoptic stations [2]. Retrieved on: September 12, 2011.
  3. http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/gilani-visits-land-of-his-forefathers_100563463.html