It is most likely that May of this year will become the coolest in Ashgabat for the last 19 years, moreover, it has already become the wettest for the last 25 years. As of May 25, in Ashgabat almost 2 months of precipitation fell in Ashgabat. This is reported by meteojurnal.ru.
Such cool weather was in the Turkmen capital on May 2002-2003, when the temperature was +21.10. It is expected that an average monthly temperature will be +22.30/+23.30.
Last year’s May was the warmest in Ashgabat from 1891, also as in 1961 and 2014: the temperature in all three cases reached +270.
April of this year, on the contrary, became one of the warmest from 1891 with the precipitations falling significantly less than normal, the source notes.