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Smolyan Province

Annual Climate Emissions and Hazard Information

Smolyan Province is a province in Southern-central Bulgaria, located in the Rhodope Mountains, neighbouring Greece to the south. It is named after its administrative and industrial centre—the city of Smolyan. The province embraces a territory of 3,192. Source: Wikipedia

Annual Weather Data

Month Average Average High Average Low Record High Record Low Average Precipitation
January 2.4°C 7.0°C -2.5°C 20.6°C -17.6°C 63.3 mm
February 4.1°C 9.1°C -1.1°C 22.7°C -19.5°C 59.5 mm
March 7.4°C 12.5°C 1.9°C 27.0°C -18.0°C 57.6 mm
April 11.9°C 18.0°C 5.8°C 33.0°C -8.2°C 52.4 mm
May 16.6°C 22.8°C 10.3°C 33.5°C -1.6°C 75.5 mm
June 20.6°C 27.2°C 14.0°C 38.2°C 1.0°C 77.4 mm
July 23.1°C 30.1°C 15.9°C 43.2°C 4.2°C 46.7 mm
August 23.1°C 30.3°C 15.7°C 42.0°C 5.6°C 36.0 mm
September 18.9°C 26.0°C 11.9°C 37.5°C 1.5°C 44.4 mm
October 13.6°C 19.5°C 7.7°C 36.1°C -5.0°C 64.0 mm
November 8.5°C 13.1°C 3.6°C 28.9°C -9.5°C 62.4 mm
December 4.2°C 8.3°C -0.3°C 21.6°C -19.5°C 72.3 mm
Sources: NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Drought Low (2)
Earthquake Medium (4.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

Smolyan Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Smolyan Province 518,696 t 4.52 t 162.6 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Top Cities in Smolyan Province

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