Spring arrives in Land of Fire

1 March 2018 12:19 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Spring has finally arrived in Azerbaijan after cold winter days. It's time to throw your winter coat into the back of the closet and have some fun. Get outdoors and feel the warm sunshine against your skin.

Lets see what the beginning of spring prepares for us!

The Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry informs that average monthly temperature in March will be close to climate norm, slightly higher in some places.

In Baku and Absheron peninsula, average monthly temperature is expected to be +5+7°C  (+4+9°C at nights, up to 2 degrees of heat on some days, +10+15°C in the daytime, +4+7 degrees of heat on some days and +18+20 degrees in some days of the second half of the month) which is close to climate norm and slightly higher.

Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to normal (20-27 mm).

In Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, average monthly temperature is expected to be from +4+7 degrees of heat (+4+9 degrees of heat at nights, -2-7 degrees of frost  in some days, +10+15 degrees of heat in the daytime, 0+5 on some days and +20+23 on some days of the second half of the month), which as close to the climate normal.

The average monthly precipitation will be close to the climate normal (22-44 mm).

In Upper Karabakh, including Khankendi, Shusha, Khojaly, Khojavand, Gubadli, Zangilan, Lachin, Kalbajar, Dashkasan and Gadabay regions, average monthly temperature is expected to be 0+3 degrees of heat (+1+6°C at nights, 0-5 degrees of frost on some days, +7+12°C in the daytime, temperature will vary from -2 degrees of frost to +3 C degrees on some days, +16+18 degrees in some days of the second half of the month) which is close to climate normal.

Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to normal (42-52 mm).

Average monthly temperature in Gazakh, Ganja, Goranboy, Tartar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Jabrail regions is expected to be +4+7°C (+3+8 degrees of heat at nights, 0-3 degrees of frost on some days, +8+13°C in the daytime, +17+19 on some days) which is close to climate normal.

Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to normal (19-48 mm).

In Balakan, Zagatala, Gakh, Sheki, Oghuz, Gabala, Ismayilli, Agshu, Shamakhi, Khizi, Siyazan, Shabran, Guba, Gusar, Khachmaz regions, average monthly temperature is expected to be +2+6 degrees of heat (+2+7 degrees of heat at night, 0-5 degrees of frost on some days, -12-17 degrees at high mountainous areas, +7+12°C in the daytime, temperature will vary from -2 degrees of frost to +3 C degrees on some days, +15+19 C in some days of the second half of the month) which is close to climate normal.

Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to norm (23-90 mm).

In Central Lowlands, including Mingachevir, Yevlakh, Goychay, Agdash, Kurdamir, Imishli, Agjabedi, Beylagan, Sabirabad, Bilasuvar, Saatli, Shirvan, Hajigabul, Salyan, Neftchala regions, average monthly temperature is expected to be +6+8°C (+4+9°C at nights, from -1 degrees of frost to +3 C on some days, +8+13°C in the daytime, +16+20 C on some days) which is close to climate normal. Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to norm (24-45 mm).

Average monthly temperature in Masalli, Yardimli, Lerik, Lankaran, Astara regions will be +4+7°C (+3+8°C at nights, -2-7 C of frost in mountains on some days, +8+13 in the daytime, +16+20 C on some days) which is close to climate normal.

Monthly precipitation is expected to be close to normal (56-112 mm).

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Laman Ismayilova  is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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