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Average Weather in Oqmang‘it Uzbekistan

In Oqmang‘it, the summers are hot, arid, and clear and the winters are freezing, dry, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 17°F to 96°F and is rarely below -0°F or above 104°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Oqmang‘it for hot-weather activities is from early June to late August.

Temperature

The hot season lasts for 3.8 months, from May 17 to September 11, with an average daily high temperature above 83°F. The hottest day of the year is July 20, with an average high of 96°F and low of 70°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 22 to March 2, with an average daily high temperature below 44°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 17°F and high of 32°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMwarmhotcoldcoldcoolcoolwarmfreezingfreezingvery coldcomfortablevery cold
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Loma, Colorado, United States (6,746 miles away); Fairbury, Nebraska, United States (6,545 miles); and Sariwŏn, North Korea (3,402 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Oqmang‘it (view comparison).

Clouds

In Oqmang‘it, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Oqmang‘it begins around May 19 and lasts for 4.9 months, ending around October 17. On July 31, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 95% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 5% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 17 and lasts for 7.1 months, ending around May 19. On January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 53% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 47% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Oqmang‘itclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 3195%Jul 3195%Jan 1547%Jan 1547%May 1971%May 1971%Oct 1771%Oct 1771%clearovercastmostly cloudymostly clearpartly cloudy
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

Oqmang‘it does not experience significant seasonal variation in the frequency of wet days (i.e., those with greater than 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation). The frequency ranges from 1% to 6%, with an average value of 4%.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation in Oqmang‘it changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 10 months, from February 15 to December 19. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 6% on April 26.

Snow alone is the most common for 1.9 months, from December 19 to February 15. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 3% on January 16.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Oqmang‘itsnowrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Apr 266%Apr 266%Jul 11%Jul 11%Feb 154%Feb 154%Dec 194%Dec 194%Oct 64%Oct 64%Jun 84%Jun 84%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Oqmang‘it experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Oqmang‘it. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around April 18, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.

The least rain falls around July 29, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Oqmang‘it does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Oqmang‘itsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.1 in0.2 in0.3 in0.4 in0.5 inJan 150.1 inJan 150.1 inJul 240.0 inJul 240.0 inDec 260.1 inDec 260.1 in
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Oqmang‘it varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 3 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 9 minMar 2012 hr, 9 minMar 2015 hr, 19 minJun 2115 hr, 19 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2312 hr, 10 minSep 239 hr, 3 minDec 219 hr, 3 minDec 21nightnightday
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:23 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 3 hours, 8 minutes later at 8:31 AM on January 3. The earliest sunset is at 5:28 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 15 minutes later at 8:43 PM on June 27.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Oqmang‘it during 2017.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 155:23 AMJun 155:23 AM8:43 PMJun 278:43 PMJun 27Dec 95:28 PMDec 95:28 PM8:31 AMJan 38:31 AMJan 3daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Oqmang‘it, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Nov 250%Nov 250%Jul 154%Jul 154%drydrycomfortablecomfortablehumidhumid
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Oqmang‘it experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from January 30 to June 15, with average wind speeds of more than 10.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 21, with an average hourly wind speed of 11.3 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.5 months, from June 15 to January 30. The calmest day of the year is October 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.7 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Oqmang‘it varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 2.6 months, from June 5 to August 24, with a peak percentage of 52% on July 23. The wind is most often from the east for 9.4 months, from August 24 to June 5, with a peak percentage of 37% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Oqmang‘itENEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%northeastwestsouth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Oqmang‘it throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Oqmang‘it for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to early June and from mid August to late September, with a peak score in the first week of September.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468107.97.90.00.07.37.36.26.2precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Oqmang‘it for hot-weather activities is from early June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Oqmang‘itbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468108.38.30.00.0precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Oqmang‘it typically lasts for 6.6 months (202 days), from around March 30 to around October 18, rarely starting before March 13 or after April 18, and rarely ending before October 2 or after November 4.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Oqmang‘itgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Mar 3050%Mar 3050%Oct 1850%Oct 1890%Apr 1890%Apr 1890%Oct 290%Oct 210%Mar 1310%Mar 1310%Nov 410%Nov 40%Jan 280%Jan 28Jul 17100%Jul 17100%freezingvery coldwarmhotcomfortablecoolfrigidcold
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Oqmang‘it should appear around April 2, only rarely appearing before March 21 or after April 13.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in Oqmang‘itJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F500°F1,000°F1,500°F2,000°F2,500°F3,000°F3,500°F4,000°F4,500°FApr 287°FApr 287°FMay 26900°FMay 26900°FJun 271,800°FJun 271,800°FDec 314,489°FDec 314,489°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from May 9 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 25, with an average of 7.9 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 31 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 24, with an average of 1.7 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Oqmang‘it are 42.599 deg latitude, 59.534 deg longitude, and 233 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Oqmang‘it is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 62 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 232 feet. Within 10 miles is also essentially flat (92 feet). Within 50 miles is essentially flat (915 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Oqmang‘it is covered by cropland (100%), within 10 miles by cropland (82%) and bare soil (18%), and within 50 miles by cropland (55%) and bare soil (44%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Oqmang‘it, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Nukus / Karakalpakstan, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Oqmang‘it.

At a distance of 15 kilometers from Oqmang‘it, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Oqmang‘it according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.