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Mongolia|environment|February 21, 2024 / 10:48 AM
Mongolia experiences the heaviest snowfall in 50 years this winter

AKIPRESS.COM - This winter holds the record for the most snow in Mongolia since 1975, having 9.6 mm of snowfall or 1.6 times more than the long-term average. The winter of 2009-2010 was the last when Mongolia experienced the heaviest snowfall of 8.5 mm throughout the country, which was 1.4 times more than the long-term average, Montsame reports.

Most parts of Bayan-Ulgii, Uvs, Khuvsgul, and Tuv provinces and some parts of Bulgan, Dundgobi, Dornogobi, and Khentii provinces have had 1.2-3.6 times more snowfall this month in comparison with the long-term average, the National Emergency Management Agency said.

Uvs, Zavkhan, Uvurkhangai, Tuv, Khentii, Dornod, Sukhbaatar, and Dornogobi provinces have had the most snowfall since 1975.

Last December was marked as the snowiest month since 2012 in the country, which was 1.9 times more than the long-term average, however, 3.5 mm of snowfall was recorded this January, 2 times more than the long-term average.

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