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Vostok Station
Stántsiya Vostók
Research Station
Lake Vostok composite image (NASA)
Lake Vostok composite image (NASA)
Vostok Station is located in Antarcticae
Vostok Station
Vostok Station
Coordinates: 78°27′50″S 106°50′15″E / 78.46389°S 106.83750°E / -78.46389; 106.83750Coordinates: 78°27′50″S 106°50′15″E / 78.46389°S 106.83750°E / -78.46389; 106.83750
Kintra  Roushie
Govrenment
 • Teep Polar Research Organisation
 • Bouk Russian Antarctic Programme
Elevation 3,488 m (11,444 ft)
Time zone AQ (UTC+06:00)

Vostok Station (Roushie: Станция Восток, Stántsiya Vostók, lit. "Station East" or "East Station") is a Roushie (umwhile Soviet) research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarcticae.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Vostok Station
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) −14.0
(6.8)
−21.0
(−5.8)
−30.0
(−22)
−33.0
(−27.4)
−38.0
(−36.4)
−33.0
(−27.4)
−34.1
(−29.4)
−34.9
(−30.8)
−34.3
(−29.7)
−33.6
(−28.5)
−24.3
(−11.7)
−14.1
(6.6)
−14.0
(6.8)
Average heich °C (°F) −27.0
(−16.6)
−38.7
(−37.7)
−52.9
(−63.2)
−61.1
(−78)
−62.0
(−79.6)
−60.6
(−77.1)
−62.4
(−80.3)
−63.9
(−83)
−61.6
(−78.9)
−51.5
(−60.7)
−37.2
(−35)
−27.1
(−16.8)
−50.5
(−58.91)
Daily mean °C (°F) −32.0
(−25.6)
−44.3
(−47.7)
−57.9
(−72.2)
−64.8
(−84.6)
−65.8
(−86.4)
−65.3
(−85.5)
−66.7
(−88.1)
−67.9
(−90.2)
−66.0
(−86.8)
−57.1
(−70.8)
−42.6
(−44.7)
−31.8
(−25.2)
−55.18
(−67.32)
Average law °C (°F) −37.5
(−35.5)
−50.0
(−58)
−61.8
(−79.2)
−67.8
(−90)
−69.1
(−92.4)
−68.9
(−92)
−70.4
(−94.7)
−71.5
(−96.7)
−70.2
(−94.4)
−63.1
(−81.6)
−49.8
(−57.6)
−38.0
(−36.4)
−59.84
(−75.71)
Record law °C (°F) −56.4
(−69.5)
−64.0
(−83.2)
−75.0
(−103)
−86.0
(−122.8)
−81.2
(−114.2)
−83.8
(−118.8)
−89.2
(−128.6)
−88.3
(−126.9)
−85.9
(−122.6)
−76.1
(−105)
−63.9
(−83)
−50.1
(−58.2)
−89.2
(−128.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.0
(0.039)
0.7
(0.028)
2.0
(0.079)
2.4
(0.094)
2.8
(0.11)
2.5
(0.098)
2.2
(0.087)
2.3
(0.091)
2.4
(0.094)
1.9
(0.075)
1.1
(0.043)
0.7
(0.028)
22
(0.866)
Average relative humidity (%) 70.1 68.6 66.2 64.7 64.7 65.5 65.7 65.8 66.2 67.4 68.7 69.8 66.95
Mean monthly sunshine oors 696.4 566.8 347.3 76.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 203.4 480.2 682.3 708.8 3,761.5
Soorce #1: [1]
Soorce #2: Pogoda.ru.net (records only except for August record low),[2] (August record low)[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Monthly values of meteorological parameters, Vostok station (89606)". Antarctic Research and Investigation. Retrieved Juin 12, 2015. 
  2. Weather at Vostok. pogoda.ru.net. Retrieved on 2010-08-08
  3. "World: Lowest Temperature". Arizona State University. Retrieved Juin 16, 2015.