Tajikistan's climate, like all mountainous countries, varies dramatically depending on elevation.
Conditions are quite dry in the subtropical southwestern lowlands, an area where the highest daily temperatures occur. Here the summer high temperatures reach the low 80°F (26°C), while winter temperatures hover near freezing.
In the eastern and northern mountains, summer highs approach 50°F (10°C), while winter lows near -25°F (-31°C) are the norm; temperatures below -45°F (-42°C) are not uncommon.
Overall, precipitation is moderate, but decreases by elevation. Countrywide, the highest precipitation levels occur near the Fedchenko Glacier in eastern Tajikistan.
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|Land Area||141,510 km2|
|Water Area||2,590 km2|
|Total Area||144,100km2 (#94)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$25.81 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||3,000$|
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