Mongar

Mongar
Mongar is located in Bhutan
Mongar
Mongar
Location in Bhutan
Coordinates: 27°16′30″N 91°14′24″E / 27.27500°N 91.24000°E / 27.27500; 91.24000Coordinates: 27°16′30″N 91°14′24″E / 27.27500°N 91.24000°E / 27.27500; 91.24000
CountryFlag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan
DistrictMongar District
Elevation
5,200 ft (1,600 m)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total3,502
Time zoneUTC+6 (BTT)
Area code05
View of Mongar town
Regional Referral Hospital, Mongar

Mongar (Dzongkha: མོང་སྒར) is a town and the seat of Mongar District in eastern Bhutan.[1] As of 2005 it had a population of 3502. Mongar is on the road from Thimphu to Trashigang. It is one of the oldest educational hubs of the country. It has a regional hospital and a good standard hotel, among other facilities. The important Yagang Lhakhang monastery is on the outskirts of the town. The post code for Mongar post office is 43001.[2]

Climate

Climate data for Mongar, 1996–2018
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
19.0
(66.2)
21.9
(71.4)
23.8
(74.8)
25.3
(77.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.7
(80.1)
27.3
(81.1)
26.2
(79.2)
24.4
(75.9)
20.8
(69.4)
17.8
(64.0)
23.0
(73.5)
Average low °C (°F) 5.8
(42.4)
7.5
(45.5)
10.6
(51.1)
13.2
(55.8)
15.3
(59.5)
17.6
(63.7)
18.1
(64.6)
18.1
(64.6)
17.1
(62.8)
13.6
(56.5)
9.9
(49.8)
7.2
(45.0)
12.8
(55.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6.0
(0.24)
10.8
(0.43)
37.7
(1.48)
77.6
(3.06)
92.4
(3.64)
132.9
(5.23)
191.5
(7.54)
159.9
(6.30)
109.0
(4.29)
72.7
(2.86)
3.0
(0.12)
3.8
(0.15)
897.3
(35.34)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 0.9 1.6 5.4 9.0 9.7 13.1 16.8 14.4 10.4 4.4 0.9 0.8 87.4
Source: World Meteorological Organization[3]

References

  1. ^ National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Bhutan Post post codes list http://www.bhutanpost.bt/documents/postcodes.pdf Archived 2017-12-26 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "World Weather Information Service". World Meteorological Organization – Mongar. Retrieved November 1, 2022.

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com


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