Chimboy

Chimboy
Chimboy / Чимбой (Uzbek)
Shımbay / Шымбай (Karakalpak)
City
Chimboy is located in Uzbekistan
Chimboy
Chimboy
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 42°56′N 59°47′E / 42.933°N 59.783°E / 42.933; 59.783Coordinates: 42°56′N 59°47′E / 42.933°N 59.783°E / 42.933; 59.783
Country Uzbekistan
Autonomous RepublicKarakalpakstan
DistrictChimboy District
Elevation
64 m (210 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total50,400
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)
Area code(+998) 6144

Chimboy (Uzbek: Chimboy / Чимбой), also known as Chimbay (Russian: Чимбaй, romanizedChimbay) or Shimbay (Karakalpak: Shımbay / Шымбай), is a city and seat of Chimboy District in Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan.[1] Its population is 50,400 (2016).[2]

Climate

Chimboy has a cold desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWk), with cold winters and hot summers. Rainfall is generally light and erratic, and occurs mainly in the winter and autumn months.

Climate data for Chimboy (1981–2010, extremes 1937–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
27.7
(81.9)
31.8
(89.2)
37.1
(98.8)
41.1
(106.0)
43.3
(109.9)
45.1
(113.2)
46.0
(114.8)
41.0
(105.8)
33.8
(92.8)
27.2
(81.0)
20.0
(68.0)
46.0
(114.8)
Average high °C (°F) 0.5
(32.9)
3.4
(38.1)
11.2
(52.2)
21.6
(70.9)
28.3
(82.9)
33.8
(92.8)
35.4
(95.7)
33.6
(92.5)
27.3
(81.1)
19.3
(66.7)
9.6
(49.3)
2.7
(36.9)
18.9
(66.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) −4.4
(24.1)
−2.5
(27.5)
4.4
(39.9)
14.0
(57.2)
20.8
(69.4)
26.2
(79.2)
27.9
(82.2)
25.9
(78.6)
18.8
(65.8)
11.0
(51.8)
3.4
(38.1)
−2.3
(27.9)
11.9
(53.4)
Average low °C (°F) −8.3
(17.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
−1.3
(29.7)
7.2
(45.0)
13.5
(56.3)
18.4
(65.1)
20.4
(68.7)
18.2
(64.8)
11.2
(52.2)
3.8
(38.8)
−1.6
(29.1)
−6.4
(20.5)
5.7
(42.3)
Record low °C (°F) −33.7
(−28.7)
−29.6
(−21.3)
−22.6
(−8.7)
−10.4
(13.3)
−0.5
(31.1)
5.9
(42.6)
8.4
(47.1)
6.8
(44.2)
−3.6
(25.5)
−13.2
(8.2)
−25.5
(−13.9)
−29.7
(−21.5)
−33.7
(−28.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12
(0.5)
12
(0.5)
20
(0.8)
17
(0.7)
21
(0.8)
7
(0.3)
4
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
7
(0.3)
15
(0.6)
12
(0.5)
133
(5.2)
Average rainy days 2 2 4 4 4 2 1 1 2 3 4 3 32
Average snowy days 5 3 2 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 4 16
Average relative humidity (%) 75 71 63 52 48 44 44 47 50 57 68 73 58
Mean monthly sunshine hours 119 143 169 220 317 362 375 380 288 224 150 104 2,851
Source 1: Pogoda.ru.net[3]
Source 2: NOAA (sun 1961–1990)[4]

Transportation

The road south out of Chimboy connects to Xalqobod and Nukus. Another road leads northeast to Qoraoʻzak and Taxtakoʻpir.

References

  1. ^ "Classification system of territorial units of the Republic of Uzbekistan" (in Uzbek and Russian). The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on statistics. July 2020.
  2. ^ Soliyev, A.S. Shaharlar geografiyasi [Geography of cities] (PDF) (in Uzbek). p. 143.
  3. ^ "Weather and Climate-The Climate of Chimboy" (in Russian). Weather and Climate (Погода и климат). Archived from the original on 30 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Cimbaj (Chimboy) Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 30 November 2019.


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